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Life Is Lived Forward, Not Backward

One of the unfortunate realities of life is that sooner of later everyone fails you—including you. It’s not that most people are bad or evil or that they set out to fail you, it’s that we’re all infected with the same disease (i.e. a sin nature) that eventually affects every relationship. Sometimes the impact will […]

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Never Be Defensive. It’s Not to Your Benefit.

It’s a fact of life. Sooner or later, someone is going to accuse you of something, or confront you about an issue, or say something mean that’s intended to hurt you, or make an unflattering comment about you. And when they do, your natural instinct will be (and this is true of all of us)  […]

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When You’re Overwhelmed, Focus on the Next Smallest Action That’ll Move You Forward

If you want to achieve anything in life, the idea of a quiet, easily-paced life, is a fantasy. It doesn’t exist. Likewise, a day where you accomplish everything you need to accomplish is a myth as well. In fact, if you ever complete everything you need to accomplish in a day, you’re aiming way too […]

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Refuse to Waste Time and Energy Worrying About Things You Can’t Control

How often do you waste time and energy worrying about something? It could be about what someone else thinks about you. It could be about whether someone will say, “Yes” to your request for a date. It could be about an upcoming text or exam. It could be about what college you’ll be accepted to. […]

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If At First You Don’t Succeed … You Modify

Do you ever find yourself putting a lot of pressure on yourself to succeed? Or do you ever find yourself worrying about what might happen if you don’t succeed or you don’t win at whatever you’re engaged in? Well, if the answer to either of those questions is, “Yes,” don’t worry, you’re normal. We all […]

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