Inspirational Archives

Enjoy the Moment and Don’t Blink

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It was a beautiful morning as I walked into the office after the weekend. I was relieved, but also deeply concerned. After a scare in my wife’s pregnancy, the doctors put her on bed rest for several months. She couldn’t work and our income was cut in half. “How … Continue reading…

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When the Game Stands Tall

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Most football games start the same. A team, fueled by adrenaline and the roars of adoring fans, rushes on to the field. There are whoops, hollers, and shouts of excitement led by a mascot and focused coaches. But this team is different. Two by two, the players of the … Continue reading…

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4 Ways to Be Countercultural

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Jason is in a tight spot. He’s concerned about business ethics and he wants to be more countercultural, but he can’t afford to lose his job. As a young man with a young family, Jason is all about moving forward in his career. At the same time, he’s worried … Continue reading…

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How to Get Out of a Rut

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All men are susceptible to getting into ruts where it’s hard to break free. The definition of a rut is a “fixed and usually boring routine.” They can occur in our marriages, parenting, friendships, careers, and the things we do outside of all of those. “Habit and routine have … Continue reading…

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The Dad Quote That Changed Me

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Every once in a while you stumble across a wise word that changes the game. It opens your mind to a new insight, and gives you the hope to achieve it. I experienced this a few years ago. It reshaped my outlook on my marriage and parenting. “The best … Continue reading…

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