trouble

Why It’s Important to Show Our Scars

None of us gets through life unscathed. We all experience pain, struggle, and difficulty. Some of us go through more, and some go through less. But pain and struggle are universal to the human experience. There are parts of us that are broken, dinged, and scratched up. We are all …

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When Storms Hit, Be Like the Palm Tree

I remember listening to Joel Osteen give a talk a couple years ago, and he shared an idea that has always stuck with me. Walking Through Difficulty and Struggle He was talking about how to walk through difficulties and struggles. I know there are times when I struggle and feel …

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But I Ordered Bacon

I heard a story once about a unique interview practice of a high-level executive. When hiring someone new, the executive would take the interviewee out for breakfast as part of the interview. At the breakfast, he would ask the waiter to purposely mess up the interviewee’s breakfast order. Then he …

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The Trouble With Feedback

Getting feedback from others can be helpful, but sometimes it can take you off course and stop you from pursuing your mission and purpose in life. This can happen irrespective of whether the feedback is positive or negative. I remember listening to a Palm Sunday sermon that talked about how Jesus remained true …

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