Author Archives: Matt Mielke

Forgiveness

“I think forgiveness is a great idea until you have someone to forgive.” Ed Dobson I watched an incredible video on forgiveness today and I want to share it with you.  Ed Dobson was the pastor of a large church … Continue reading

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LeaderShift interview wtih Orrin Woodward

What an important week in the history of America as Orrin Woodward and Oliver DeMille’s new book launched on April 16th.  Being a part of the LeaderShift book launch and knowing that the LIFE community is writing history is very … Continue reading

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Charlie’s Angel – not all she’s cracked up to be!

You, my 3 readers, have the distinct privilege of reading an excellent article from my most awesomeness wife.  I have seen first hand how a woman can lead a fulfilling role in the home as a mother, wife, and home-maker. … Continue reading

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American Freedoms & LeaderShift

“We waged wars on poverty not poor people…” Below is a copy of the most recent blog post by Orrin Woodward.   The LIFE business recognizes there is a problem,  but what is so refreshing is the solution that we … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones and Other Things

“…The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart…”  1 Samuel 16:7 Recently, my wife and I attended a 2 hour parenting seminar at our … Continue reading

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How much does it really cost to live?

I’m not an economist by any stretch of the imagination, but I know that something isn’t right about our economy.  We are losing are economic freedoms at an alarming rate and we are in the middle of a LeaderShift movement across … Continue reading

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Teachable Moments with Children

“You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink….but you can salt his oats.”   Orrin Woodward There’s a Leadershift happening in our country and I’m so thankful we have the LIFE business to help us … Continue reading

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A Little Pep-talk on Encouragement

A couple of years ago I was inspired by LIFE business co-founder Orrin Woodward to write an article on encouragement.  Its a topic you can’t get too much of.  Without it you can slip into hopelessness and despair and with … Continue reading

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Obesity and the 8F’s of LIFE

Recently a friend of mine forwarded a news story that was aired on CBS national news.  Look at the image below and what do you notice about his office? Click on the image below to watch the 2 minute news … Continue reading

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Leadership Guru in the Making – Dan Hawkins

Wow, my mentor has grown again!  His leadership blog was selected as one of the top 50 Leadership blogs to follow in 2013! Most of my 3 readers know that one of the most influential and profound influences in my … Continue reading

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