Category Archives: Faith

Making Waves Through Adolescence

This last Sunday I heard an interesting metaphor regarding how parents are raising their children through the turbulent adolescent waters of life. Draw a simple mind picture with two islands and a huge body of water separating them.  The islands … Continue reading

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Motherhood- the BEST Job in the Whole World!

I have to be the luckiest man alive because God picked Michelle to be my wife, my life-long partner and my best friend.  To watch the transformation of her life over the last 5 years has been one of my … Continue reading

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Independence Day Thoughts 2012

“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.”  ~Thomas Paine I am finishing W. Cleon Skousen’s book, The Five Thousand Year Leap: 28 Great Ideas That Changed the World.  It … Continue reading

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Brand New Turbo 25’s in the LIFE Business – Mike and Robin Schilling

“When you’re tempted to give up look up, suck it up and step it up!” – Pastor Stuart Briscoe I want to congratulate Mike and Robin Schilling for their accomplishment of reaching the Turbo 25 level in the LIFE business … Continue reading

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LIFE: The “Mindsweeper” That Protects the Waters of Our Life

“Any ship can be a minesweeper…once.”  Admiral Hornblower A few years ago I learned an important lesson about my brain;  Garbage in- garbage out.  The thoughts, opinions and beliefs I have are the results of the information I have allowed into … Continue reading

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The “Intimacy Iceberg”: How Your LIFE Ship Is Headed Straight Toward It!

Our life is like an iceberg.  We see the 10% on the surface, but it’s the 90% below the surface – our thoughts, attitudes, beliefs and habits – that can sink our hopes and dreams. The iceberg – what an … Continue reading

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The Mental Fitness Challenge Movement – Become A Part of History!

Mental Fitness Challenge Going Viral! Americans are obsessed with bingeing weight loss programs.  An article in 2009 from CBS News Health Watch states, “About 45 million Americans diet each year. People in this country spend $1 billion to 2 billion per year … Continue reading

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Mental Fitness to Personal Fitness Challenges Addressed in the LIFE Business

I want to share some personal stories from some friends in our LIFE business that we feel will provide inspiration and motivation for us all.  Nate Kuhl and Penny Tahtinen are two of many examples of individuals that have started … Continue reading

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“Let’s kick him out of the cabin!”

This may sound weird, but one of my favorite things to do is to follow my wife around wherever she goes.  If it sounds like I’m stalking her, well, I am!  My reason is not only that she’s totally beautiful … Continue reading

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2012 Winter TEAM/LIFE Leadership Conference in the History Books!

“LIFE is changing lives for the better and making a difference.” Dan Hawkins Call it a huge success!  The 2012 TEAM/LIFE Leadership Convention in Columbus, Ohio was one for the history books.  I was reading Dan Hawkins Leadership blog this … Continue reading

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