Monthly Archives: November 2010

Free To Choose!

Pardon my French, but it used to really piss me off to hear people say, “Its a choice!” Often this was used about someone battling some addictive behavior. This morning as I awake with a fresh day, a new lease … Continue reading

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Just one more breakthrough?

Interestingly enough, after I wrote the previous entry, “No silver bullets,” I went out for a run. I’ve been relentlessly driven for the last 10 years to figure myself out. Some who know me well may think that’s a hopeless project! … Continue reading

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No Silver Bullets

One of the main men who meets on Monday Nights with our men’s group said, “learning all this stuff is really helpful but life is still pretty hard.” Our fall men’s retreat had a theme this year, “No silver bullets.” … Continue reading

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Anger, Blame & Passivity!

In case anyone from work reads this, look at the time, I’m on my lunch break 🙂 This morning on my run, I was pondering the passivity thing. I started thinking about many scenarios where basically I allowed someone else … Continue reading

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Wow, further discovery!

I actually believe the Bible to be true. I take it literally, which means, the meaning the author intended to convey when he originally wrote. If the writer was writing to capture historic events, it is historical. If the writer … Continue reading

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Family Dynamics

So yesterday I wrote about the number of different home dynamics a person could be shaped by growing up. It is interesting considering my own home life from my perspective. I knew both sets of grandparents which helps me see … Continue reading

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An Example of Living Within Your Circle (Imported from Facebook)

Probably a year ago now, I wrote and taught my men about living within your own circle. It has become one of the most used concepts I’ve taught. The concept is to draw a circle on a white board with … Continue reading

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