Archive | August, 2013

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Living in The Moment

High School doesn’t bring me back a lot of fond memories. I was an athlete and played in the orchestra at a large high school, but I couldn’t wait to get to college. I remember reading Joyce Meyer’s book, “Enjoying Where You Are on the Way to Where You Are Going.” Apparently, I needed a […]

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Second Guessing is Normal

Second Guessing Is Normal, Carry On

I remember when I felt it. The buyers remorse. What seemed a good idea the day before was turning into a decision that required a lot of justification to make sense. I had bought what turned out to be an early inductee to the Obsolescence Hall of Fame, a Sony MiniDisc Walkman. At the time […]

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5 Books to Keep You Motivated

A good book can motivate you to change your habits, see the world in a new way, or inspire you keep going to reach your goals. A book at the right time in your life can pivot the future trajectory of your life script. I read Rolf Pott’s “Vagabonding” last Spring before we even started […]

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Hurry Up Now Wait

Hurry Up, Now Wait

It has been 24 days since we made the decision to sell our house.  Over the past three weeks we’ve worked harder on the house than we have in the eight years we lived here.  We are not home project people so there were quite a few home maintenance projects that had been put off […]

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Celebrating Our 1 Year Anniversary!

Tomorrow will mark one year after we published our first post here on Life With A Mission. Last July when Amanda and I were deeply in debt with an irregular income we decided there had to be something better. We knew we had to get out of debt and clean up the mess we made, […]

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Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood

What to do when they don’t understand your dream

It was a simple walk to the local ice cream shop. The distance of two blocks didn’t require a car. My three kids each had the hand of either a parent, an aunt, or a grandparent. My wife had taken this walk from her childhood home several times growing up and it was fun to […]

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Summer Time

Weekend Links

  Hey guys!  I hope your summer is going well and that you’ve gotten a chance to have some downtime perhaps at a nice beach or pool.  Here are some great reads for that near-water downtime. Cheers! What Would Happen if the Church Tithed :: Michael Holmes on Relevant Magazine How to Travel: 21 Contrarian […]

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seek first His kingdom

A goal can be all consuming in your thoughts when you are doing everything possible to achieve the goal. It’s like when an athletic coach has you visual crossing the finish line, making the perfect dive, or scoring the touchdown. Then you see yourself standing on the podium or holding a trophy. While training all […]

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