What effect are you having on the world around you? Notice this question does not ask “whether” you are having an effect, but rather “what” the effect is. No matter what we are doing, we are making an impression and influencing the people and the world around us.
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“You can choose to see the difficulty in every opportunity, or the opportunity in every difficulty…it is your choice.” I heard this statement on the radio last week, and it forced me to pause and take account of my own situation. Have I portrayed the right attitude to all those around me lately? How am [...]
“Dear Friend”…that’s how an email started off last weekend, addressed to 10 men that I have the privilege of calling friend. I faced a challenge at work, and sought their support to lift me up in prayer. So why did I chose these particular men to send my prayer request to? Because they are solid [...]
Has anyone ever referred to you as different? Maybe you have found yourself as the odd man out, defined as the “one who, because of strangeness of behavior or belief, stands alone in or out from a group.” Just last night, my family and I found ourselves standing out from the group. We were at [...]
This past weekend I went hiking on a segment of the Appalachian Trail with some great men. The terrain was pretty tough…hilly and rocky…and took a great amount of concentration to focus on the obstacles on the ground so someone wouldn’t end up tripping and doing a face plant. So we glued our eyes to [...]