We've all done it. Walked into a room and felt completely out of place. Thought to ourselves, They don't know me. They won't understand me. Ironically, what we all have in common is the fear that we won't find friends that we have things in common. But what makes a significant friendship and connection? How … Continue reading Nothing in Common. Everything in Common.
Last week, I was in the room with one of my mentors - Larry Osborne. He shared a quote that made me think and hit me to the core. "When you fully embrace who you are, you won't be threatened by who is near." It's so easy to fall into the trap of comparison … Continue reading Are you threatened by who is near?
Prayer isn’t a performance, but we treat it that way. A lot of us get intimidated to pray out loud. We treat the other people in the room like they are secretly criticizing our prayers with their eyes closed - judging how articulate or holy we sound. But our prayers aren't for them. They are … Continue reading God doesn’t need your prayer to be good.
I do believe God knows everything. And I believe it matters that we pray, even though God already knows the prayer requests on our hearts. In fact, he even knows prayer requests that we don’t know we have! The point of praying isn’t to change God’s mind or woo him into giving you more and more. … Continue reading If God Already Knows Everything, Why Pray?
We've convinced ourselves that the busier we are, the more significant our lives. We've tricked ourselves into believing that we are too important to slow down, that the world needs us to be on every day. We're all busy, unless you're not. In which case, you can go back to watching Netflix and drinking your … Continue reading Too Blessed To Rest
Why are we so drawn to fit in? We want to stand out, but we don’t want to be out of place. We want to be unique, but still fit in. We want to be special, but are too afraid to take the risky steps to get there. So we drift towards the disease of … Continue reading Are You Suffering From The Disease of Conformity?
One of my goals for 2019 is to read 64 books this year (one book a week + one fun read each month). Almost three months in, I have read 23 books so far. On track! It definitely helps that I've spent more time than usual on planes and out of town. My wife (Katy) … Continue reading My Top 3 Books of 2019! (So Far)
Congratulations! You've made it to the end of 2018, something Toys R Us and Roseanne's career couldn't even do! 2019 brings the promise of a new Aladdin, the Women's World Cup, and a multitude of epic Trump tweets. But it could be so much more! What if you made 2019 the year you finally achieved some … Continue reading 5 Tips To Crush Your 2019 Resolutions!