Self-Improvement vs. Self-Defeat

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There is a major difference between self-improvement and self-defeat. Self-defeat is when we give up when our lives face adversity. Self-improvement is when we seize the opportunity to grow and mature through adversity, making us better men. In my life, from early adulthood to the present, there has been … Continue reading…

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10 Encouragements for Dads with Special Needs Children

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Columnist George Will has written wonderfully about his eldest son, Jon: “Jon Will, the eldest of my four children, will commute today by subway to his job delivering mail and being useful in other ways at the National Institutes of Health. The fact that Jon is striding into a … Continue reading…

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Hurt People, Hurt People

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In the book What’s So Amazing About Grace by Philip Yancey, he shares a story about a woman named Daisy. She was born into a blue-collar family in Chicago. There were ten kids in the family, and her father barely made enough money for each child to eat. Under the stress, … Continue reading…

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President’s Day: Lessons in Leadership from Abe Lincoln

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“No one is loved as much as you by the people. Don’t waste that power.” This is a quote from the movie Lincoln. It was spoken by Mary Todd Lincoln to her husband Abraham Lincoln. That’s a huge statement and reflected how much of an impact Lincoln had on our country. … Continue reading…

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Good Valentine’s Day Ideas to Help You Love Your Family Well

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I used to be one of those guys who said “Valentine’s Day is just a ‘Hallmark Holiday’ which was created to increase sales.” My thoughts were, “If I loved my wife and kids well throughout the year, then this ‘made-up holiday’ shouldn’t be a big deal.” I was wrong. … Continue reading…

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