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Reverse the Curse

I grew up the youngest of eight kids in the great state of Michigan. My Dad worked in the parts department for Chevrolet and my Mom stayed home. Taking care of that many children is a full-time job in itself! We lived in a 4-bedroom house so we were a […]

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Finding your Inner Man

Last week I went hiking with my sons up in Payson, Arizona. We went to Tonto Natural Bridge and hiked through the cavern. It is an excellent hike with great scenery. There was some huge rocks to climb, a creek bed we followed for most of the hike and we […]

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Having a Windshield Perspective

Think back to when you started to learn how to drive. Your parents or grandparents probably took you somewhere that was large and empty so you could focus on driving without many distractions. For me it was my Mom and the St. Raphael’s Church parking lot. I would slowly wind […]

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Full Time Benefits

Growing up I had a lot of different jobs. I worked in offices, restaurants, gyms, factories and for a while I even sold coupon books door to door. Most of them were part time gigs that did not include benefits. No paid vacation, sick days, 401k or retirement plans. I […]

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Real Manhood

When you think of what defines a man, what comes to mind? What does he look like? How does he act? How does he treat those around him? Does he lead by fear or by grace? The society we live in tells us one thing, but I believe that God, […]

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Content or Complacent?

Growing up I had a dream to play in the big leagues. By the time I was ten years old I had my entire life mapped out. I was going to make it to the show by 20, play until I was 40, and then buy a huge piece of […]

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Tithing Your Day to God

The first thing that comes to my mind when I hear the word tithe is money. Pastors talk about it often from the pulpit. The definition means a “tenth part”. When it comes down to your finances it states in the bible, we are instructed to give 10% of them […]

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Keep Pushing

Limitations. People put them on others and sometimes we put them on ourselves. It may be the number one reason why people fail. When something has already been pre-determined in your mind, usually it happens. We do what we think. We act how we feel. We walk out what we […]

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Speak Life

Last Friday I took my two sons to Payson, AZ for a “guys day”. I had the day off from work and the boys were on spring break. We left Mom at home and took the 90 minute trip up the Bee Line Highway to go find some places to […]

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Embrace it Because You Can’t Erase it

Every January for the past six years I have attended a weekend men’s retreat put on by Unlimited Potential, Inc. This year it was held in Cave Creek, AZ, but in the past we always met up in Prescott, AZ at a campground. The unique thing about the campground is […]