Passing the Baton + Awesome = Awesome Sauce: Reflections Based on ‘Start’ Chapter 6
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Passing the Baton + Awesome = Awesome Sauce: Reflections Based on ‘Start’ Chapter 6

      “A dream you don’t have to fight for isn’t a dream–it’s a nap” BAM!! When I read the sentence above in this book…if I didn’t already love the book I would have fallen in love in that moment. Interestingly enough, as a Christian there is plenty in the Bible that encompasses the … Continue reading

Just Pick Back Up When Things Don’t Go According to Plan: Reading “Start” by Jon Acuff Chapter 5
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Just Pick Back Up When Things Don’t Go According to Plan: Reading “Start” by Jon Acuff Chapter 5

With this post i am just picking back up when things don’t go according to plan… I started reading Start in May. I even finished it in early June but I did not keep up with my goal of blogging my way through the book. I was disappointed in myself. I wanted this book to … Continue reading

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In Focusing on Only What I Can Control I Have To Deal with Handling Disappointment

So one of my goals for 2012, frankly this is a rollover from 2011 really, is to stay focused on what I can control. Basically, I can’t control other people not my friends, not my family, not my teachers, not my classmates and colleagues but I CAN control what I do: how I study, how … Continue reading

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Getting Involved: Young Democrats of America Faith and Values Leadership Summit

I received the message below in my email inbox and thought I would share with others who may be interested. If you have any questions please see the information below and also feel free to share this conference with others! The Young Democrats of America are excited to announce our inaugural Faith and Values Leadership … Continue reading

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Purpose Driven Life – Day 39

39 Days Down! Tomorrow to go! Today’s chapter talks about balance and how to maintain your spiritual health. The simple breakdown given in this chapter is that, “A great commitment to the Great Commandment and the Great Commission will make you a great Christian.” The chapter goes deeper into what this means and how it … Continue reading

Purpose Driven Life – Day 38
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Purpose Driven Life – Day 38

38 Days Down! Two Days to go! I’m still in shock that I am almost done with this book! Today’s topic is about how to be a World-Class Christian. This chapter continues the conversation around our fifth purpose which is missions. The focus today is on going outside of your circle and community to witness. … Continue reading