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Overwhelming

For the most part, today was a good day. I spent some time with a friend out on the waters fishing. It was good to get out and try and get my mind off of things. We talked about many different topics and sometimes we didn’t talk at all. It was good just being in the moment. I catch myself drifting at times. Thinking about the possibilities of the next few steps and then thinking that this is all still…

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Waiting Can Be Hard

How many of you struggle with waiting? I know I do. Here are some fascinating facts about how we spend the days of our lives. 99,117 hours: spent at work. 136 days: women spend getting ready 23,214 hours: spent washing clothes. 115 days: spent laughing. 653 hours: spent waiting for trains 6 months: how long we end up waiting in line. 20 weeks: spent being on hold. 11 years: spent sitting in front of the television. Crazy! Now don’t ask…

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I Kissed The Burger Good Bye

One of my most favourite burgers of all time is the White Spot Bacon Cheddar Burger. It is so messy and delicious. It isn’t a burger I eat on a weekly or even monthly basis but it is one of my favs. When I found out about my cancer, I knew I needed to make some serious lifestyle changes. My eating habits especially. Well, the other night I decided to get the Bacon Cheddar Burger one last time. It was…

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Life The Church

Effective Habits for Developing Leaders

One of the very first decisions I made when I became a leader was I did not want to stop growing.  John Maxwell once said, ” Leadership is influence,” and that, “everything rises and falls on leadership.”  A lot of times within the ‘church world,’ we focus our attention on the spiritual or character development of a leader.  Now, these areas are quite important and I am not trying to negate them, but, sometimes we overlook some of the more…

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