I just watched The Incredibles. It's really one of my favorite movies. Every time I watch it. I can relate to it in so many ways. It reminded me of a quote by Marianne Williamson: Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is [...]
Although I've written a lot about the body, a lot of the principles in building physical strength also applies to other areas. In the same way that you can strengthen your arms and legs, you can also improve your ability to make decisions, to endure change, or even to find (and stick to) your life's [...]
The strength of your life is determined by the strength of your heart and your resolve to follow it.
How does your room / home look like? If it's anything like mine, it's far from organized. Don't get me wrong. We're not slobs. We try to organize things. We clean up as often as we can. But somehow the mess just keeps on coming back. Mary Demuth shares in her blog: We are a [...]
Eventually everyone feels like a has-been when they're not. That's the whole point — that's the premise of the story. We all still have this thing burning inside of us and if we just nurture it, we can revitalize ourselves. - Sylvester Stallone, on the final Rocky film, "Rocky Balboa"
The future will take care of itself. I want to learn to be present now. -- Michael Hyatt (in his blog post Learning to Be Present Now) Too often I find myself either thinking about the past or worrying about the future. Thinking about the past, I could be obsessing about a previous failure or [...]
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A lot of people want to start exercising but have no idea where to start. Like I said in earlier blog posts (here and here), Strength training is the best place to start. Here's a beginner's guide to basic strength training. No need to go to the gym just yet. You can do these exercises in [...]
I think people are like trees. Some of us will flame brilliantly like sugar maples as we approach death. We will look forward to the promises of God and surrender our lives into his care. But others will wither and cling to the dying ashes of this life. Their self-centered lifestyles will deform them, making [...]
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