Today, Kirk, my friend and mentor for all things goal oriented is in Switzerland competing in an Ironman race. If you are not familiar with all that this entails, it is basically this:
Swim farther than most people can run (2.4 mi),
Bike farther than most people drive (112 mi), and
Then run a marathon (26.2 mi).
No big deal, right?
I was praying this morning and sensed that God was speaking very clearly. He spoke words to my heart that He has spoken many times before.
Here is the scripture that it comes from, Joshua 1:9
"Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go."
The first four words
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There is part of me that loves statistics. There is another part of me that hates them. I love what they can tell you about trends that are happening and how people are responding with what you are creating online. I hate how they can easily control you and call you to worship them.
In the realm of what you are doing, it is possible
I recently finished reading Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas, the amazing and comprehensive account of the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. You will probably see my dropping many quotes to you from this book in the future because Bonhoeffer’s was such a master of distilling truth into words.
Here on The Artist’s Permission Slip, one of my goals is to redefine what it means
The podcast is about one word today:
#011 It's Monday. Get Moving.
#1 The One-Word Answer to Why Warren Buffett and Bill Gates Have Been So Successful - Greg McKeown
Author of Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
#2 Ready, Aim, Fire - Henry Cloud
#3 For instant perspective, tag your tasks with wants and musts
I just finished watching the PBS documentary on the life of Steve Jobs, "One Last Thing", and it got me thinking about the nature of innovation. The old saying goes that, “Necessity is the mother of invention.” And I believe that is true. Think about the printing press, the light bulb, the telephone, or the automobile. These things seem absolutely necessary to modern life. These
1. Hope Fellowship 7/6/14 - Anchor - Week 4 - Aubrey McGowan
Anchor Week 4 from Hope Fellowship on Vimeo.
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Not that I was ever in need, for I have learned how to be content with whatever I have. I know how to live on almost nothing or with everything.
For the past seven years I have been writing content for blogs and online publications. I have started and stopped about four or five different sites. In January of 2013, I launched this site and made a commitment to post new content at least twice a week. Since that time, I have written over 150 posts and have recorded 9 podcasts. It has been an
My studio is offline, so I'm taking a break from the podcast this week. Don't let this be an excuse to stand still this morning. In lieu of you hearing my beautiful voice this morning, here is a quote that will suffice.
You can choose comfort or you can choose courage but you can't have both.
Choose courage. It's Monday. Get moving.