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Do More. Live More. Be More. Start Here.

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You don’t want a different life. But you do want a better life. To be happy and fulfilled, you don’t have to…make a million dollars before you turn 30….visit every continent by age 40…run a marathon before you hit 50…leave a perfect legacy at age 90. But you want to be different and make a […]

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One Reason Not to Invest in Traditional Index Funds (and What to Do Instead)

I’ve written about investing in index funds as a reasonable approach to building wealth. Many financial experts recommend this method of creating and managing an investment portfolio for long-term growth. Index investing is easy and inexpensive, giving you time to pursue change in your community The underlying reasons to invest in index funds are good […]

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Secrets to Staying Calm in Stressful Situations

Last week, my son and I got stuck in a traffic jam for more than two hours. We crept along at 0-5 miles per hour on a short stretch of highway, extending an hour and a half trip to five hours. Earlier that afternoon, a tanker hauling ethanol had overturned. The Department of Transportation closed […]

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Why the Easy Stuff is Essential to Success

I’ve been thinking about easy runs and easy stuff lately. In my quest to get better, stronger, and faster, I have missed the importance of doing light-intensity work. We are often inundated with messages indicating the need to do hard work. We talk about giving 110%, doing (mental) heavy lifting, and going well beyond the […]

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Straightforward Ways to Study the Bible

Occasionally people ask me how to study the Bible. They sense that knowing the Bible and applying its principles to their daily lives could be life changing. But they don’t know how to get started. So I have been thinking about how I learned to study the Bible. When I was in high school, a […]