Posts Tagged ‘discipline’

Make your bed

You might have seen the viral video of Admiral William H. McRaven. He delivered the commencement address in May 2014 to the graduates of the University of Texas. He is a retired United States Navy four-star admiral who served as the ninth commander of the United States Special Operations Command. The speech’s theme was this:…

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Is this true in your life? We get so preoccupied with our story that we do not take an interest in what others have to say. I must confess: guilty! “I’ve got the better story.” “You need to listen to me.” “I’m funny and engaging.” If you’ve said or thought of any of those statements,…

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Navigating the routine

So how do you navigate the “everyday”? The “ordinary”? The “routine”? Here’s a thought. Take the life of Abraham. Some incredible things happened to him and through him in his lifetime. He demonstrates his faith in God by leaving his home and traveling to a land he knew nothing about (the land of Canaan…the promised…

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