Examine Your Motives

Your Motives Why did you eat that for breakfast?  Why do you live in that city?  Why do you work there?  Why are you friends with that person?  Why do you do what you do?  You make decisions all the time, but have you ever really thought about why you made them.  Have you ever examined your motives?  Deep down inside you may be making decisions in life because of a specific motivation.  Some people are motivated by power and control while others just want peace and love.  Some are…

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Develop Your Relationships

Monkey See Monkey Do One of the great privileges I have as an ordained minister is to perform wedding ceremonies.  I say it is a privilege because of how I approach the actual ceremony.  I won’t just marry any couple without first taking the time to sit down with them and hear their stories.  I love to hear how they first met and what caused them to fall in love.  It is an honor to get to really know them.  I also want to help them establish a foundation for…

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Live Your Life with Purpose

"George Mueller, You’re My Hero" One of my favorite movie lines is, “Ferris Bueller, you’re my hero.”  It rings in my head whenever I hear someone called a hero.  Fortunately, the world is full of real heroes and George Mueller is one of them.  Recently, I read his autobiography and I was impressed.  He is a new hero of mine.  This is why. George had a specific purpose in life and lived it out well.  His purpose was to help orphans.  He cared for over ten thousand orphans during his…

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