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Tim Young

Tim Young 

Father, author, teacher and speaker on mission to help people live courageously from their hearts!

Occupation: Father | Author | Speaker (heartstonejourney.com)

Location: New Hampshire

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Jason T. Wiser22,405*Storytelling for Business Building with Chris Brogan* There’s a lot of talk lately about storytelling in business and for good reason. Stories help people to understand and relate to your business journey. Where did you get the idea? What was the first thing you did when you realized that you had a good idea? what worked? what was your biggest mistake?  This program is produced by http://ontracktips.com/storytelling-business-building-chris-brogan/ It’s the answers to these questions that interviewers love to ask because viewers want to experience the journey of the successful business owner. They want to imagine themselves walking this path and living this dream. But aside from telling your rise to the top story, what other stories can we tell as business owners? what other stories do people want to hear? That’s why I have invited @118320665823821681206  to “Get on Track, Stay on Track” because Chris is passionate about small business and he understands the value of telling story for branding, for marketing, for business. *Chris is the Author of* "Trust Agents", "Google+ for Business" "The Impact Equation" "Social Media 101" and the soon to be released "The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth" http://jtw.bz/ChrisBr (affiliate link) Some of the questions I’m going to be asking Chris are: ⇒ Other than your rise to the top story, what day to day stories can we tell in marketing? ⇒ What are some of the best examples of companies that are using storytelling in business today? ⇒ How much of your personal life do you share in your business story? If this interests you, start asking questions now AND Invite 2 friends! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------   Did you click "Yes" on the event invite? Catch past interviews  http://ontracktips.com and *look for the big RED button.* Upcoming Guests: ⇒ Andrea Vahl "How to Find clients" ⇒ Phyllis Khare "Time Management for Small Business Owners" Subscribe to "Get on Track, Stay on Track" on YouTube -http://jtw.bz/YouTubeOTT  Listen to our Podcast in iTunes http://jtw.bz/iTunesOTT  Join us on Twitter using the hashtag   #OnTrackTips   ========================================­============== If you like this series, Please Share this with 2 friends. Visit Chris Brogan at http://www.chrisbrogan.com/  Read his books also http://jtw.bz/ChrisBr   ========================================­============== #chrisbrogan #storytelling #smallbusiness #marketing #socialmedia #blogging  Storytelling for Business Building with Chris Brogan2014-03-06 19:00:00243  

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2016-09-19 14:44:23 (15 comments; 2 reshares; 6 +1s; )Open 

Train Them Up!

Training up your son should begin at birth, but if you feel that you've blown it...start purposefully training him up to be an authentic man.

Here are some resources to help you if you don't know where to start.

1) Articles on being a dad: http://heartstn.co/2d2ginI

2) Articles on authentic manhood: http://heartstn.co/2cTk5GS

#heartstone #MondayMotivation #manup

Most reshares: 12

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2016-09-09 18:51:50 (0 comments; 12 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

It is the truly brave and authentic that don't need the approval of others...

#heartstone #quote

Most plusones: 13

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2016-09-11 11:18:17 (0 comments; 6 reshares; 13 +1s; )Open 

Never forget 09.11.2001!

#heartstone #remebering911 #neverforget

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2016-09-28 20:22:14 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s; )Open 

"Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it." -M Scott Peck

#heartstone #WednesdayWisdom #quote

"Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it." -M Scott Peck

#heartstone #WednesdayWisdom #quote___

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2016-09-28 18:35:09 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

"I see you" there aren't many other words that have so much power. Pray that your eyes be open to see the many around you that are desperate to be seen. -Pastor Kevin Twombly

#heartstone #WednesdayWisdom #inspiration

"I see you" there aren't many other words that have so much power. Pray that your eyes be open to see the many around you that are desperate to be seen. -Pastor Kevin Twombly

#heartstone #WednesdayWisdom #inspiration___

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2016-09-27 20:05:14 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s; )Open 

Helpful Resources For Life’s Journey

Hey traveler this is not the typical article you might expect here on Heartstone Journey, but wanted to get some of the Heartstone resources out in front of you. Everyone needs great resources and here are some that I use, recommend and some that may help you on your own life journey.

Note: Some of these resources are free, and some aren’t. Those that are paid resources are affiliate products or services, meaning if you buy them, I get a commission at no extra cost to you. Please know that I have personal experience with the resources I share, which is why I recommend them.

Continue reading...

#heartstone #resources #tools

Helpful Resources For Life’s Journey

Hey traveler this is not the typical article you might expect here on Heartstone Journey, but wanted to get some of the Heartstone resources out in front of you. Everyone needs great resources and here are some that I use, recommend and some that may help you on your own life journey.

Note: Some of these resources are free, and some aren’t. Those that are paid resources are affiliate products or services, meaning if you buy them, I get a commission at no extra cost to you. Please know that I have personal experience with the resources I share, which is why I recommend them.

Continue reading...

#heartstone #resources #tools___

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2016-09-27 18:13:37 (2 comments; 0 reshares; 7 +1s; )Open 

Now that's a good word!

#heartstone #tuesdaymotivation

Now that's a good word!

#heartstone #tuesdaymotivation___

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2016-09-27 13:44:32 (3 comments; 0 reshares; 12 +1s; )Open 

And he said, “Listen, all you of Judah and you inhabitants of Jerusalem, and you, King Jehoshaphat! Thus says the Lord to you: ‘Do not be afraid nor dismayed because of this great multitude, for the battle is not yours, but God’s. -2 Chronicles 20:15

#heartstone #tuesdaymotivation

And he said, “Listen, all you of Judah and you inhabitants of Jerusalem, and you, King Jehoshaphat! Thus says the Lord to you: ‘Do not be afraid nor dismayed because of this great multitude, for the battle is not yours, but God’s. -2 Chronicles 20:15

#heartstone #tuesdaymotivation___

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2016-09-26 20:11:35 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

What “Cats In The Cradle” Can Teach Us About Being A Dad

Dad’s pause and take an inventory of your life. Are you fully present for your family/kids, or are you too wrapped up in your career, hobby, friends, fill in the blank_____? Are you actively living out a Godly example for them…and would God agree?

Dad’s does this describe you?

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#heartstone #DadsDoMatter

What “Cats In The Cradle” Can Teach Us About Being A Dad

Dad’s pause and take an inventory of your life. Are you fully present for your family/kids, or are you too wrapped up in your career, hobby, friends, fill in the blank_____? Are you actively living out a Godly example for them…and would God agree?

Dad’s does this describe you?

Continue reading...

#heartstone #DadsDoMatter___

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2016-09-26 17:49:29 (1 comments; 1 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

Where Are You?
By Lance Walllnau

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.”
― President Theodore Roosevelt

Are you in the arena? If so, how is it going? If not,where... more »

Where Are You?
By Lance Walllnau

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.”
― President Theodore Roosevelt

Are you in the arena? If so, how is it going? If not, where are you in the process of stepping into the ring?

This is the hour for the church to engage! Warriors ARISE!

#heartstone #mondaymotivation___

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2016-09-26 16:52:14 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 5 +1s; )Open 

Yup, pretty much spot on ;)

#heartstone #manup #lol

Yup, pretty much spot on ;)

#heartstone #manup #lol___

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2016-09-26 13:21:02 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

"The heart that surrenders its sorrows to God, surrenders its wounds to healing." —Francis Frangipane

#heartstone #mondaymotivation #hope

"The heart that surrenders its sorrows to God, surrenders its wounds to healing." —Francis Frangipane

#heartstone #mondaymotivation #hope___

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2016-09-23 13:14:35 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

Why People Dislike “Christians” And How To Change That

If you’ve spent any time reading the stories shared in the Bible, you see that the early Christians had a major impact on the world around them and truly left a legacy. The question I want to explore is, what kind of impact are we having on the world?

Yes, there are many “called by His name” that are being used by God to change hearts and change lives, but too many are bashing those He came to redeem. Bashing people because of the color of their skin, their race, beliefs and yes…sexual orientation. Bashing people for their political views or affiliations; Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians, etc. Basically, bashing a world that doesn’t line up with a distorted “Christian view”. It doesn’t take much courage to label people; to categorize them based on the way they look, talk, if they drink, use profanityor what kind of mus... more »

Why People Dislike “Christians” And How To Change That

If you’ve spent any time reading the stories shared in the Bible, you see that the early Christians had a major impact on the world around them and truly left a legacy. The question I want to explore is, what kind of impact are we having on the world?

Yes, there are many “called by His name” that are being used by God to change hearts and change lives, but too many are bashing those He came to redeem. Bashing people because of the color of their skin, their race, beliefs and yes…sexual orientation. Bashing people for their political views or affiliations; Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians, etc. Basically, bashing a world that doesn’t line up with a distorted “Christian view”. It doesn’t take much courage to label people; to categorize them based on the way they look, talk, if they drink, use profanity or what kind of music they listen to. Somewhere along history’s timeline, since Jesus set the narrative, we’ve made Christianity more about mass producing a church-going-whitewashed-perfect-holier-than-thou-we-are-better-than-the-non-believer tribe instead of meeting the brokenness of humanity right where it’s at.

Is any of this awe inspiring?

Remember the woman caught in adultery? or the women at the well?

To be a follower of Jesus Christ is to love God and others. He said it Himself, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. On these two commandments depend all the Law and the Prophets.” I don’t know about you, but I do this very imperfectly!

It’s tough to live out this high calling, to love ALL people while holding contempt for so many of them…isn’t it. If we truly want to wave the banner of Jesus Christ to a lost and hurting world, we need to drop the attitude… and man up with some good old courage and boldness (of course speaking the truth in love). Actions bring life to words and we need to inspire a bit more! Instead of dictating to the world how they should live, why don’t we start by showing them how to live by living it out and demonstrating it in our own lives. The problem is that many of us don’t live out the lives we impose on others and we just don’t inspire — at all! Don’t believe me? …ask your kids how amped up they are about the whole Jesus thing.

Ok, where am I going with this?

Continue reading...

#heartstone #FridayReads #Boldness___

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2016-09-22 19:31:55 (0 comments; 3 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

"Courage is the ability to do the right thing, all the time, no matter how painful or uncomfortable it might be." -Tony Dungy

#heartstone #quote

"Courage is the ability to do the right thing, all the time, no matter how painful or uncomfortable it might be." -Tony Dungy

#heartstone #quote___

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2016-09-22 15:17:31 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

Brian 'Head' Welch to Christians: Transformation Doesn't Happen Overnight, Let God Do His Work

Korn's Brian "Head" Welch says he finds it tiring to invite people to know Jesus — like the transgender men and women he ministered to at a July 31 rock concert — when religious people chase them away with harsh words.

"I'm begging you, [Christians], please stop," Welch said last week on his Facebook page.

In an interview with The Christian Post on Monday, Welch, 46, shared more of what happened that night and the fruit that has come of it. Though Welch said he speaks in churches from time to time, God continues to open doors for him to witness to hurting people in unconventional settings outside its four walls.

Although most of the response Welch has received regarding his post, which has been shared nearly 2,000 timesand... more »

Brian 'Head' Welch to Christians: Transformation Doesn't Happen Overnight, Let God Do His Work

Korn's Brian "Head" Welch says he finds it tiring to invite people to know Jesus — like the transgender men and women he ministered to at a July 31 rock concert — when religious people chase them away with harsh words.

"I'm begging you, [Christians], please stop," Welch said last week on his Facebook page.

In an interview with The Christian Post on Monday, Welch, 46, shared more of what happened that night and the fruit that has come of it. Though Welch said he speaks in churches from time to time, God continues to open doors for him to witness to hurting people in unconventional settings outside its four walls.

Although most of the response Welch has received regarding his post, which has been shared nearly 2,000 times and has received over 10,000 likes, has been positive, Welch also said he's received a range of critical and mean-spirited comments, calling his motives into question.

Welch has a question of his own for his detractors.

"When have we seen God do something really quick?" Welch asked in his interview with CP. "He does do these 'suddenlies' sometimes, yes, but usually there is a process, and it's a lot longer than any human would take. That's what God does. We have to get to these people and to be Jesus to them and just love them."

"And we have to give the Lord time to work before we tell people what they need to do and then they disappear and turn their back on God," he said.

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#heartstone #ThursdayThoughts___

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2016-09-22 13:32:44 (1 comments; 2 reshares; 11 +1s; )Open 

Love Fall in New England!

#heartstone #FirstDayofFall #ThursdayThoughts

Love Fall in New England!

#heartstone #FirstDayofFall #ThursdayThoughts___

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2016-09-21 19:48:37 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

Walk The Radical Edge Of Wisdom

"Every family needs core values. Three or four non-negotiable pillars to guide your big decisions. One of ours is: Walk The Radical Edge Of Wisdom. Which in most cases means to: Choose the riskiest, most adventurous, and stretching option available within all the wise options. To push to the edge of our comfort zone without being foolish. To live the invigorating life that many are capable of, but few do. As leaders of our homes, we must be responsible enough to make wise, calculated calls. But we must also be brave enough to choose the more stimulating options. Remember, this isn’t rehearsal people. This is your life. Be wisely courageous." -Dale Partridge

#heartstone #WednesdayWisdom #encouragement

Walk The Radical Edge Of Wisdom

"Every family needs core values. Three or four non-negotiable pillars to guide your big decisions. One of ours is: Walk The Radical Edge Of Wisdom. Which in most cases means to: Choose the riskiest, most adventurous, and stretching option available within all the wise options. To push to the edge of our comfort zone without being foolish. To live the invigorating life that many are capable of, but few do. As leaders of our homes, we must be responsible enough to make wise, calculated calls. But we must also be brave enough to choose the more stimulating options. Remember, this isn’t rehearsal people. This is your life. Be wisely courageous." -Dale Partridge

#heartstone #WednesdayWisdom #encouragement___

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2016-09-21 17:25:25 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

We Walk As Lions

Followers of Jesus Christ, we are called to live a life that actively demonstrates to others the worth of the gospel. If the Lion of Judah is running before you, let your life be a billboard for how valuable the gospel is and show that the effect it will have on the life of those who believe it is — fearlessness. Philippians 1:27–28 tells us to; “lead a life worthy of the gospel so that when I come I may find that you stand firm, unafraid of any of your opponents.” One of the ways that our lives can demonstrate the worth of the gospel is when the gospel makes “us walk as lions” — courageous and unafraid.

The righteous are the ones who trust in the Lord — the ones who have faith and place their hope on the mercy, power and wisdom of God. These are the ones who are free from fear. These are the ones whose hearts no longer condemn them (1 John3:21). These ar... more »

We Walk As Lions

Followers of Jesus Christ, we are called to live a life that actively demonstrates to others the worth of the gospel. If the Lion of Judah is running before you, let your life be a billboard for how valuable the gospel is and show that the effect it will have on the life of those who believe it is — fearlessness. Philippians 1:27–28 tells us to; “lead a life worthy of the gospel so that when I come I may find that you stand firm, unafraid of any of your opponents.” One of the ways that our lives can demonstrate the worth of the gospel is when the gospel makes “us walk as lions” — courageous and unafraid.

The righteous are the ones who trust in the Lord — the ones who have faith and place their hope on the mercy, power and wisdom of God. These are the ones who are free from fear. These are the ones whose hearts no longer condemn them (1 John 3:21). These are the ones that are right with God, because of His grace and not because of their merit. And their boldness with God (and with men) demonstrates the worth and the value of the gospel (Hebrews 4:2, 6).

Here’s a song from Skillet’s album ‘Unleashed’ to encourage you…righteous warriors of God!

Continue reading...

#heartstone #BeBold #WednesdayWisdom #courage___

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2016-09-21 14:13:25 (1 comments; 3 reshares; 8 +1s; )Open 

Iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. -Proverbs 27:17

#heartstone #GodsWord #manup

Iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. -Proverbs 27:17

#heartstone #GodsWord #manup___

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2016-09-21 12:56:19 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

How To Become A Navy Seal Without Joining The Military

As a dad, I was almost taken out by the enemy. I almost blew it, but my Commander in Chief, God Himself, God gave me another chance.

Men, I don’t know what you are facing as a husband, as a father, but we are being taken out left and right. There is a war on the family unit and significant ground is being lost. This will not be won politically, by the government, by the courts, by the media or by sitting around waiting for the next guy to do something. This war will be one by us manning up and stepping into the role of fatherhood that God has called us into.

Here is a re-work of the Navy Seal Ethos for all you husbands and fathers out there fighting the good fight for your families, may you be encouraged!

Continue reading...

#heartstone #WednesdayWisdom #DadsDoMatter 

How To Become A Navy Seal Without Joining The Military

As a dad, I was almost taken out by the enemy. I almost blew it, but my Commander in Chief, God Himself, God gave me another chance.

Men, I don’t know what you are facing as a husband, as a father, but we are being taken out left and right. There is a war on the family unit and significant ground is being lost. This will not be won politically, by the government, by the courts, by the media or by sitting around waiting for the next guy to do something. This war will be one by us manning up and stepping into the role of fatherhood that God has called us into.

Here is a re-work of the Navy Seal Ethos for all you husbands and fathers out there fighting the good fight for your families, may you be encouraged!

Continue reading...

#heartstone #WednesdayWisdom #DadsDoMatter ___

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2016-09-20 18:43:46 (2 comments; 4 reshares; 5 +1s; )Open 

Courage

"Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you." -Deuteronomy 31:6

Biblical Examples of Courage
1. Moses before the Pharaoh
2. David as he faced down Goliath
3. Abigail as she saved the entire household of Nabal
4. Esther when she went before the king to save the Jews
5. Peter and John as they stood before the Sanhedrin

Courage is...
1. Courage is grace under pressure
2. Courage is fear that has said its prayers – Karl Barth
3. Courage is doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you are afraid. – Eddie Rickenbacker

#heartstone #BeBold #tuesdaymotivation

Courage

"Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you." -Deuteronomy 31:6

Biblical Examples of Courage
1. Moses before the Pharaoh
2. David as he faced down Goliath
3. Abigail as she saved the entire household of Nabal
4. Esther when she went before the king to save the Jews
5. Peter and John as they stood before the Sanhedrin

Courage is...
1. Courage is grace under pressure
2. Courage is fear that has said its prayers – Karl Barth
3. Courage is doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you are afraid. – Eddie Rickenbacker

#heartstone #BeBold #tuesdaymotivation___

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2016-09-20 16:15:24 (2 comments; 1 reshares; 7 +1s; )Open 

"The truth is like a lion; you don't have to defend it. Let it loose; it will defend itself." —Augustine of Hippo

#heartstone #quote #TuesdayMotivation

"The truth is like a lion; you don't have to defend it. Let it loose; it will defend itself." —Augustine of Hippo

#heartstone #quote #TuesdayMotivation___

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2016-09-20 13:43:46 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

Why We Need More Sheepdogs And Less Hashtags!

Edmund Burke gets to the core of this, “All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” This is a powerful truth, but what you do in the face of evil determines whether you’re a good man or not. You can talk the talk and even walk the walk but it takes far more courage and strength to do the right thing in spite of personal risk.

"Those who would give up essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." —Ben Franklin

The next time you’re yelling at the TV or tweeting about some evil in the world, ask yourself what you would truly sacrifice to be the standard that rises up against it? If the answer is little more than words or hashtags on social media – if you’re not willing to sacrifice your own self-interest to do what’s right– you’re not he... more »

Why We Need More Sheepdogs And Less Hashtags!

Edmund Burke gets to the core of this, “All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” This is a powerful truth, but what you do in the face of evil determines whether you’re a good man or not. You can talk the talk and even walk the walk but it takes far more courage and strength to do the right thing in spite of personal risk.

"Those who would give up essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." —Ben Franklin

The next time you’re yelling at the TV or tweeting about some evil in the world, ask yourself what you would truly sacrifice to be the standard that rises up against it? If the answer is little more than words or hashtags on social media – if you’re not willing to sacrifice your own self-interest to do what’s right – you’re not helping, you’re just feeding your self-centered ego. You’re a sheep.

Seriously men, its time to start dealing with being a coward once and for all and become a sheepdog!

Continue reading: http://heartstn.co/2aGH0lq

#‎heartstone #‎courage #‎manup #‎tuesdaymotivation___

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2016-09-19 19:36:50 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s; )Open 

How To Become A Man Of Steel

Had a chance to see the new Superman movie Man of Steel and it was awesome, I really enjoyed it! If the word “epic” has lost its meaning in the throes of recent summers, Man of Steel redefines it. I loved the original superman movies and still do, but this reboot by Zack Snyder (Director of 300) left me wanting more. I haven’t seen a good Superman move since the Christopher Reeves series.

"Man of Steel is a movie that finally goes with the approach that there’s been no other Superman movies." -Zack Snyder

But with all the recent superhero movies, I walked out with some deeper questions.

Is Superman relevant today?

Continue reading...

#heartstone #MondayMotivation #DadsDoMatter

How To Become A Man Of Steel

Had a chance to see the new Superman movie Man of Steel and it was awesome, I really enjoyed it! If the word “epic” has lost its meaning in the throes of recent summers, Man of Steel redefines it. I loved the original superman movies and still do, but this reboot by Zack Snyder (Director of 300) left me wanting more. I haven’t seen a good Superman move since the Christopher Reeves series.

"Man of Steel is a movie that finally goes with the approach that there’s been no other Superman movies." -Zack Snyder

But with all the recent superhero movies, I walked out with some deeper questions.

Is Superman relevant today?

Continue reading...

#heartstone #MondayMotivation #DadsDoMatter___

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2016-09-19 17:04:51 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s; )Open 

Can Captain America's Shield Actually Stop Bullets?
By Aaron Ferencik

For the Captain America video, Jerry created a life-sized replica of Captain America’s iconic shield, which is seen in movies and comic books deflecting bullets and other projectiles. He then chose a 1940’s-era 1911 handgun to shoot at the shield, replicating the period that Captain America was born in.

#heartstone #CaptainAmerica #marvel #VeryCool

Can Captain America's Shield Actually Stop Bullets?
By Aaron Ferencik

For the Captain America video, Jerry created a life-sized replica of Captain America’s iconic shield, which is seen in movies and comic books deflecting bullets and other projectiles. He then chose a 1940’s-era 1911 handgun to shoot at the shield, replicating the period that Captain America was born in.

#heartstone #CaptainAmerica #marvel #VeryCool___

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2016-09-19 14:44:23 (15 comments; 2 reshares; 6 +1s; )Open 

Train Them Up!

Training up your son should begin at birth, but if you feel that you've blown it...start purposefully training him up to be an authentic man.

Here are some resources to help you if you don't know where to start.

1) Articles on being a dad: http://heartstn.co/2d2ginI

2) Articles on authentic manhood: http://heartstn.co/2cTk5GS

#heartstone #MondayMotivation #manup

Train Them Up!

Training up your son should begin at birth, but if you feel that you've blown it...start purposefully training him up to be an authentic man.

Here are some resources to help you if you don't know where to start.

1) Articles on being a dad: http://heartstn.co/2d2ginI

2) Articles on authentic manhood: http://heartstn.co/2cTk5GS

#heartstone #MondayMotivation #manup___

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2016-09-19 14:37:58 (0 comments; 2 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

Life's Storms

It's in the in the middle of a life storm or trial where the testing of our faith is always at its greatest point. When we rely on our own strength it won't turn out well because it will never endure the testing! As Charles Spurgeon put it, "Fair weather faith is not faith at all"

“May our prayer be that of an old Englishman, ‘O Lord, send us into the deep water of the sea, for we are so close to shore that even a small breeze from the devil could break our ship to pieces on the rocks. Again, Lord, send us into the deep water of the sea, where there will be plenty of room to win a glorious victory.’” -Mark Guy Pearse

Deeper dive: http://heartstn.co/1TfaNBB

#heartstone #MondayMotivation

Life's Storms

It's in the in the middle of a life storm or trial where the testing of our faith is always at its greatest point. When we rely on our own strength it won't turn out well because it will never endure the testing! As Charles Spurgeon put it, "Fair weather faith is not faith at all"

“May our prayer be that of an old Englishman, ‘O Lord, send us into the deep water of the sea, for we are so close to shore that even a small breeze from the devil could break our ship to pieces on the rocks. Again, Lord, send us into the deep water of the sea, where there will be plenty of room to win a glorious victory.’” -Mark Guy Pearse

Deeper dive: http://heartstn.co/1TfaNBB

#heartstone #MondayMotivation___

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2016-09-16 15:23:19 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

Is God A Crutch For The Weak?

I recently shared a post across my social spaces with a quote card of a lion and the words, ‘Once you become fearless, you become limitless’ on it. The post narrative was from 2 Timothy 1:7, “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.”

Didn’t take long to receive this as the first comment: LOL! “God” is for the weak!

Let’s explore this a bit…

#heartstone #fridayfeeling

Is God A Crutch For The Weak?

I recently shared a post across my social spaces with a quote card of a lion and the words, ‘Once you become fearless, you become limitless’ on it. The post narrative was from 2 Timothy 1:7, “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.”

Didn’t take long to receive this as the first comment: LOL! “God” is for the weak!

Let’s explore this a bit…

#heartstone #fridayfeeling___

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2016-09-16 13:18:06 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

WOW!

Rider: Nicolas Falquet
Location: Switzerland
Entry: #538

GoPro, Transworld Snowboarding, and Newschoolers.com teamed up to with a contest looking for someones best Winter line! They were looking looking for innovative filming, technical riding, great lighting and creativity.

Skiing on the Summit of the Matterhorn...now that's insane!

#heartstone #adventure #skiing

WOW!

Rider: Nicolas Falquet
Location: Switzerland
Entry: #538

GoPro, Transworld Snowboarding, and Newschoolers.com teamed up to with a contest looking for someones best Winter line! They were looking looking for innovative filming, technical riding, great lighting and creativity.

Skiing on the Summit of the Matterhorn...now that's insane!

#heartstone #adventure #skiing___

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2016-09-15 20:07:36 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

The Most Epic Quotes From Braveheart

Mel Gibson’s Braveheart is the story of the Scottish freedom fighter William Wallace who led revolt against King Edward I of England during the 13th century. Although some of the historical fact might have been infused with a bit of Hollywood license, the movie was nonetheless…epic! There were awesome battle scenes fought without relying on CG, there was the film’s romantic emotional-tugging soundtrack and the epic theme of courage.

Yeah, this is one of those inspiring movies that will watch over-and-over again, but one of most inspiring elements of the movie are the timeless quotes about freedom, passing the mantle, and epic courage. Here are some of my favorites:

Continue reading...

#heartstone #BraveHeart #quotes

The Most Epic Quotes From Braveheart

Mel Gibson’s Braveheart is the story of the Scottish freedom fighter William Wallace who led revolt against King Edward I of England during the 13th century. Although some of the historical fact might have been infused with a bit of Hollywood license, the movie was nonetheless…epic! There were awesome battle scenes fought without relying on CG, there was the film’s romantic emotional-tugging soundtrack and the epic theme of courage.

Yeah, this is one of those inspiring movies that will watch over-and-over again, but one of most inspiring elements of the movie are the timeless quotes about freedom, passing the mantle, and epic courage. Here are some of my favorites:

Continue reading...

#heartstone #BraveHeart #quotes___

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2016-09-15 19:18:18 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 5 +1s; )Open 

The Great Career Hoax!

Fathers Day...Is this day about us or our kids and family? Hold that thought for a bit.

As we unpack this, let’s start with this from Patrick Morley of Man in the Mirror:

Continue reading...

#heartstone #DadsDoMatter #career

The Great Career Hoax!

Fathers Day...Is this day about us or our kids and family? Hold that thought for a bit.

As we unpack this, let’s start with this from Patrick Morley of Man in the Mirror:

Continue reading...

#heartstone #DadsDoMatter #career___

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2016-09-15 17:59:21 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 6 +1s; )Open 

Live Life Without The Fear Of Death In Your Heart

I love a good war/military action movie and I’ve shared my thoughts on some of the more popular ones here on Heartstone Journey; Lone Survivor, American Sniper and 13 Hours to name a few. One movie that doesn’t get talked about much is Act Of Valor. Another great movie!

The story line written by Relativity Media via IMDb goes like this. An unprecedented blend of real-life heroism and original film making, Act of Valor stars a group of active-duty Navy SEALs in a powerful story of contemporary global anti-terrorism. Inspired by true events, the film combines stunning combat sequences, up-to-the minute battlefield technology and heart-pumping emotion for the ultimate action adventure. Act of Valor takes audiences deep into the secretive world of the most elite, highly trained group of warriors in the modern world. When theres... more »

Live Life Without The Fear Of Death In Your Heart

I love a good war/military action movie and I’ve shared my thoughts on some of the more popular ones here on Heartstone Journey; Lone Survivor, American Sniper and 13 Hours to name a few. One movie that doesn’t get talked about much is Act Of Valor. Another great movie!

The story line written by Relativity Media via IMDb goes like this. An unprecedented blend of real-life heroism and original film making, Act of Valor stars a group of active-duty Navy SEALs in a powerful story of contemporary global anti-terrorism. Inspired by true events, the film combines stunning combat sequences, up-to-the minute battlefield technology and heart-pumping emotion for the ultimate action adventure. Act of Valor takes audiences deep into the secretive world of the most elite, highly trained group of warriors in the modern world. When the rescue of a kidnapped CIA operative leads to the discovery of a deadly terrorist plot against the U.S., a team of SEALs is dispatched on a worldwide manhunt.

Continue reading: http://heartstn.co/2ahMgOV

#heartstone #ThursdayThoughts #fear___

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2016-09-15 14:59:41 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

"The Gospel is like a caged lion. It does not need to be defended, it just needs to be let out of its cage." -Charles Spurgeon

#heartstone #quote

"The Gospel is like a caged lion. It does not need to be defended, it just needs to be let out of its cage." -Charles Spurgeon

#heartstone #quote___

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2016-09-14 17:27:18 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 7 +1s; )Open 

Now that's funny :)

#heartstone #lol #manup

Now that's funny :)

#heartstone #lol #manup___

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2016-09-14 17:17:44 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

Difficult Places

Come and take a journey with me through the pages of my personal failure, defeat, lost expectations, and my final devastation. Heartstone is a story about a people who faced the giants that we all face, and the keys God gave them (and has given each of us) to deal with those giants and turn theirs and our broken solitude into a field of dreams.

Heartstone is a journey of destiny, a story of a life turned upside-down for the best possible reason. Step into the story and discover what happens when a broken life has a head on collision with a broken world!

The truth of God’s word is that He has already written the story of your life. It is time for you to read that story and find your road home. God’s truth is that He has a plan for you that is good and not for evil. A plan where you win in the end.

Let Heartstone be the beginning of yourjou... more »

Difficult Places

Come and take a journey with me through the pages of my personal failure, defeat, lost expectations, and my final devastation. Heartstone is a story about a people who faced the giants that we all face, and the keys God gave them (and has given each of us) to deal with those giants and turn theirs and our broken solitude into a field of dreams.

Heartstone is a journey of destiny, a story of a life turned upside-down for the best possible reason. Step into the story and discover what happens when a broken life has a head on collision with a broken world!

The truth of God’s word is that He has already written the story of your life. It is time for you to read that story and find your road home. God’s truth is that He has a plan for you that is good and not for evil. A plan where you win in the end.

Let Heartstone be the beginning of your journey home. This time the happy ending will be your own.

He wants you to have a beautiful ending!

Check it out: http://heartstn.co/29YYkWE

#heartstone #books___

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2016-09-14 14:04:48 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 0 +1s; )Open 

Why Our Next President Won’t Be The Hope We’re Looking For!

With a nation deeply divided, the political landscape continues to heat up. One camp rooting for Donald Trump and the other camp rooting for Hillary Clinton, with an almost radical zealot zeal.

Have you ever noticed that we as humans continuously want to find a “king”? This is what disturbs me about these political campaigns, especially the election of the next President of the United States. Sure we call the show politics and the players politicians, but deep down inside we are trying to find leadership — a king. You know all the signs advertising the person’s name and crowds are chanting the names of their king-to-be. It’s as if we are working to establish a kingdom here on earth. Of course we show our support for our king-to-be in a non-violent way (wink wink), most of the time. Are you tracking withme?

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Why Our Next President Won’t Be The Hope We’re Looking For!

With a nation deeply divided, the political landscape continues to heat up. One camp rooting for Donald Trump and the other camp rooting for Hillary Clinton, with an almost radical zealot zeal.

Have you ever noticed that we as humans continuously want to find a “king”? This is what disturbs me about these political campaigns, especially the election of the next President of the United States. Sure we call the show politics and the players politicians, but deep down inside we are trying to find leadership — a king. You know all the signs advertising the person’s name and crowds are chanting the names of their king-to-be. It’s as if we are working to establish a kingdom here on earth. Of course we show our support for our king-to-be in a non-violent way (wink wink), most of the time. Are you tracking with me?

In a sense we are transferring power from one kingdom to another and inevitability time reveals that all kings end up being the same. They live for their kingdom and not for us, the voters.

There’s something odd about us, isn’t there? Let’s rewind the tape back to ancient times when the people of Israel wanted a king and God tries to debate with them on how bad of an idea this was. God basically tells them that they don’t know what their asking for, but gives them what they want anyways. Here’s the rub…there is something inside all of us that wants to worship something, but we always seem to choose a “king” rather than choosing God.

Continue reading...

#heartstone #WednesdayWisdom #politics___

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2016-09-14 13:06:05 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

Hang Tough

Hang Tough tells the story of the building and dedication of the Richard D. Winters Leadership Monument in Normandy, France in June of 2012. The film focuses on the leader of World War II’s “Band of Brothers” and the leadership skills he possessed. A never before seen interview with the late Major Winters is utilized, as well as interviews with the “Band of Brothers” who are still alive.

#heartstone #leadership #courage

Hang Tough

Hang Tough tells the story of the building and dedication of the Richard D. Winters Leadership Monument in Normandy, France in June of 2012. The film focuses on the leader of World War II’s “Band of Brothers” and the leadership skills he possessed. A never before seen interview with the late Major Winters is utilized, as well as interviews with the “Band of Brothers” who are still alive.

#heartstone #leadership #courage___

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2016-09-13 19:31:29 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

Warning: Dad’s Failing To Pass The Mantle

Recently watched Wrath Of The Titans with my son and the ending scene really stuck a chord with me. In this scene Perseus passes the mantle to his son Helius by speaking words of life and symbolically by handing over his sword.

Yeah, this is a fictional movie but this scene gets at the core of what’s missing today.

Consider this glimpse in the story of Jesus. Before His ministry begins, before He has His wilderness experience Jesus hears these words from God, “This is my beloved son, in whom I am well pleased.” (Matthew 3:17) Ever pause and think about the significance of this?

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#heartstone #DadsDoMatter

Warning: Dad’s Failing To Pass The Mantle

Recently watched Wrath Of The Titans with my son and the ending scene really stuck a chord with me. In this scene Perseus passes the mantle to his son Helius by speaking words of life and symbolically by handing over his sword.

Yeah, this is a fictional movie but this scene gets at the core of what’s missing today.

Consider this glimpse in the story of Jesus. Before His ministry begins, before He has His wilderness experience Jesus hears these words from God, “This is my beloved son, in whom I am well pleased.” (Matthew 3:17) Ever pause and think about the significance of this?

Continue reading...

#heartstone #DadsDoMatter___

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2016-09-13 16:41:43 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 5 +1s; )Open 

Decide, move forward, accomplish, succeed. Rinse and repeat -> http://heartstn.co/2c8nVfP

#heartstone #manup

Decide, move forward, accomplish, succeed. Rinse and repeat -> http://heartstn.co/2c8nVfP

#heartstone #manup___

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2016-09-13 14:48:06 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s; )Open 

Hit The Pause Button

Whatever your doing right now, hit the pause button on life and join a conversation I had with Board Certified Professional Life Coach, Advanced Life Coach, and Health & Wellness Coach Lori Greene. Grab a cup of coffee, kick back and join us as we walk through places in my book Heartstone and discuss it's message of hope.

It’s easy to feel hopeful on a good day, but many of will have to walk through dark days too. We need to live courageously from our hearts and we have to become greater than what we suffer. This is the the greater story that God is inviting us into, the story of hope.

And even when we fail...what better way is there to live?

Continue reading...

#heartstone #encourgement #hope

Hit The Pause Button

Whatever your doing right now, hit the pause button on life and join a conversation I had with Board Certified Professional Life Coach, Advanced Life Coach, and Health & Wellness Coach Lori Greene. Grab a cup of coffee, kick back and join us as we walk through places in my book Heartstone and discuss it's message of hope.

It’s easy to feel hopeful on a good day, but many of will have to walk through dark days too. We need to live courageously from our hearts and we have to become greater than what we suffer. This is the the greater story that God is inviting us into, the story of hope.

And even when we fail...what better way is there to live?

Continue reading...

#heartstone #encourgement #hope___

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2016-09-12 19:54:28 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s; )Open 

War on Boys
By PragerU

What ever happened to letting "boys be boys?" Take these two cases: In one, a seven-year-old boy was sent home for nibbling a Pop Tart into a gun. In another, a teacher was so alarmed by a picture drawn by a student (of a sword fight), that the boy's parents were summoned in for a conference. In short, boys in America's schools are routinely punished for being active, competitive, and restless. In other words, boys can no longer be boys. Christina Hoff Sommers, a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, explains how we can change this.

#heartstone #MondayMotivation #manup

War on Boys
By PragerU

What ever happened to letting "boys be boys?" Take these two cases: In one, a seven-year-old boy was sent home for nibbling a Pop Tart into a gun. In another, a teacher was so alarmed by a picture drawn by a student (of a sword fight), that the boy's parents were summoned in for a conference. In short, boys in America's schools are routinely punished for being active, competitive, and restless. In other words, boys can no longer be boys. Christina Hoff Sommers, a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, explains how we can change this.

#heartstone #MondayMotivation #manup___

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2016-09-12 18:09:09 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God. –1 Peter 2:16

#heartstone #freedom

heartstonejourney.com

Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God. –1 Peter 2:16

#heartstone #freedom

heartstonejourney.com___

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2016-09-12 16:41:47 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s; )Open 

Three German students surprise a homeless guy

Many people are in a hurry and rush through their daily lives . Amidst these people a homeless on which all run past , normally flat. Or is it?

#heartstone #MondayMotivation

Three German students surprise a homeless guy

Many people are in a hurry and rush through their daily lives . Amidst these people a homeless on which all run past , normally flat. Or is it?

#heartstone #MondayMotivation___

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2016-09-11 11:18:17 (0 comments; 6 reshares; 13 +1s; )Open 

Never forget 09.11.2001!

#heartstone #remebering911 #neverforget

Never forget 09.11.2001!

#heartstone #remebering911 #neverforget___

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2016-09-09 18:51:50 (0 comments; 12 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

It is the truly brave and authentic that don't need the approval of others...

#heartstone #quote

It is the truly brave and authentic that don't need the approval of others...

#heartstone #quote___

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2016-09-09 17:48:50 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

Turning Point

Have you ever thought of your children being treasures worth fighting for?

Is the true strength of a man better determined by physical strength/position/status or falling to his knees to weep for the heavy heart he has for his children?

I am reminded of the scene from Braveheart when Robert the Bruce confronts his father after his act of betrayal. He got caught up in the momentum of land and titles and forgot what was truly important.

Men, have we forgotten whats really important?

Continue reading...

#heartstone #FridayReads #DadsDoMatter



Turning Point

Have you ever thought of your children being treasures worth fighting for?

Is the true strength of a man better determined by physical strength/position/status or falling to his knees to weep for the heavy heart he has for his children?

I am reminded of the scene from Braveheart when Robert the Bruce confronts his father after his act of betrayal. He got caught up in the momentum of land and titles and forgot what was truly important.

Men, have we forgotten whats really important?

Continue reading...

#heartstone #FridayReads #DadsDoMatter

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2016-09-09 13:41:13 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

"Jonah stands as a warning that human hearts never change quickly or easily even when someone is being mentored directly by God." -Tim Keller

#heartstone #quote

"Jonah stands as a warning that human hearts never change quickly or easily even when someone is being mentored directly by God." -Tim Keller

#heartstone #quote___

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2016-09-08 19:55:19 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

31 Specific Prayers for Your Children

Be on guard. Stand firm in the faith. Be courageous. Be strong. —1 Corinthians 16:13

For Dad (or Mom), here is a prayer list you can use to pray for your kids!

1) Pray that your child will come to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ.

2) Pray that your child will have a healthy fear of the Lord.

3) Pray that your child will have a heart for the lost.

4) Pray that your child will love obedience.

Continue reading...

#heartstone #ThursdayThoughts #prayer

31 Specific Prayers for Your Children

Be on guard. Stand firm in the faith. Be courageous. Be strong. —1 Corinthians 16:13

For Dad (or Mom), here is a prayer list you can use to pray for your kids!

1) Pray that your child will come to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ.

2) Pray that your child will have a healthy fear of the Lord.

3) Pray that your child will have a heart for the lost.

4) Pray that your child will love obedience.

Continue reading...

#heartstone #ThursdayThoughts #prayer___

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2016-09-08 18:31:56 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

Are You A Sheepdog?

"There are three types of people in this world, sheep ,wolves and sheep dogs. Some people prefer to believe that evil doesn't exist anymore and if evil ever darkened their doorstep they wouldn't know how to protect themselves ,those are the sheep. Then you have predators they use violence to pray on the sheep, those are the wolves. Then their are those blessed with the gift of aggression to protect the flock, these are the sheepdogs. These men are a rare breed that live to protect the sheep from the wolf. These men never start the fight they step into finish it. These men will protect their own, if anyone tries to bully one of their own that's when the sheepdog finishes the fight." -Chris Kyle Navy Seal

#heartstone #thursdaythought #manup

Are You A Sheepdog?

"There are three types of people in this world, sheep ,wolves and sheep dogs. Some people prefer to believe that evil doesn't exist anymore and if evil ever darkened their doorstep they wouldn't know how to protect themselves ,those are the sheep. Then you have predators they use violence to pray on the sheep, those are the wolves. Then their are those blessed with the gift of aggression to protect the flock, these are the sheepdogs. These men are a rare breed that live to protect the sheep from the wolf. These men never start the fight they step into finish it. These men will protect their own, if anyone tries to bully one of their own that's when the sheepdog finishes the fight." -Chris Kyle Navy Seal

#heartstone #thursdaythought #manup___

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2016-09-08 17:11:47 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

The base station of the Mt. Washington Cog Railroad around 1948. At the time the cars seated 48 passengers and there were 7 modified steam engines to make the climb.

Sadly most have been replaced by bio diesels.

Link: http://thecog.com/

#heartstone #tbt #throwbackthursday #NH

The base station of the Mt. Washington Cog Railroad around 1948. At the time the cars seated 48 passengers and there were 7 modified steam engines to make the climb.

Sadly most have been replaced by bio diesels.

Link: http://thecog.com/

#heartstone #tbt #throwbackthursday #NH___

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2016-09-08 16:06:01 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

Raising Sons During the 'Crisis of Manhood'
By Jeff Kemp

It's a daunting era to raise a son into a man, but here's a game plan for shaping growing boys into godly men.

The third of my four sons, Kolby Jack Kemp, is now a dutiful firefighter and adventure hound in the Rockies. I got nostalgic one day and walked into his old bedroom.

There I found his "Welcome to Manhood" album. And that took my mind back to the weekend we spent together when he was 18 and about to leave home for college.

I planned and prayed for that weekend for six months. We traveled, we rode up ski lifts together, we skied hard, and we ate burgers and steaks. And we weren't alone—six other men joined us to help launch Kolby into manhood.

On the final night we sat for three hours and told stories, answering questions like, "What happenedi... more »

Raising Sons During the 'Crisis of Manhood'
By Jeff Kemp

It's a daunting era to raise a son into a man, but here's a game plan for shaping growing boys into godly men.

The third of my four sons, Kolby Jack Kemp, is now a dutiful firefighter and adventure hound in the Rockies. I got nostalgic one day and walked into his old bedroom.

There I found his "Welcome to Manhood" album. And that took my mind back to the weekend we spent together when he was 18 and about to leave home for college.

I planned and prayed for that weekend for six months. We traveled, we rode up ski lifts together, we skied hard, and we ate burgers and steaks. And we weren't alone—six other men joined us to help launch Kolby into manhood.

On the final night we sat for three hours and told stories, answering questions like, "What happened in your lives that shaped you as a man, a husband, a follower of Jesus?"

The younger guys talked about choosing deep friendships and how to treat women. The older guys talked about being humbled in life and valuing marriage. Everyone talked about faith, identity, and relationships. Don, a former fighter pilot, told about coming close to death when he lost oxygen in his jet. He drew a parallel to how we men are blind to our own pride. He was saved by the stern words of his training commander in another plane to "put on your oxygen mask!" Don reminded Kolby—and all of us around the table—to build deep friendship and give a few men permission to speak candidly into our lives.

Continue reading...

#heartstone #thursdaythoughts #DadsDoMatter___

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2016-09-08 15:02:14 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

It’s Not Time To Give Up, It’s Time To Rise Up!

...Our tallest buildings have been reduced to rubble. Cities and towns across this country are battered by unprecedented storms, turning thousands into refugees in their own country. Our financial system has been looted while our economy have been kept “afloat” by Ponzi schemes. Riots continue to erupt globally by people oppressed by the money masters and the unrest is spreading throughout the world. With the violence, terror attacks and heightened political atmosphere escalating, America has become desensitized and divided as a nation more than ever before. If you’re like me, you’re asking yourself what has happened?

People that I cross paths with are living in fear. Others have just given up, throwing their hands up believing that everyone and everything is so corrupt that there is nothing that can be done to fixwhat’s goin... more »

It’s Not Time To Give Up, It’s Time To Rise Up!

...Our tallest buildings have been reduced to rubble. Cities and towns across this country are battered by unprecedented storms, turning thousands into refugees in their own country. Our financial system has been looted while our economy have been kept “afloat” by Ponzi schemes. Riots continue to erupt globally by people oppressed by the money masters and the unrest is spreading throughout the world. With the violence, terror attacks and heightened political atmosphere escalating, America has become desensitized and divided as a nation more than ever before. If you’re like me, you’re asking yourself what has happened?

People that I cross paths with are living in fear. Others have just given up, throwing their hands up believing that everyone and everything is so corrupt that there is nothing that can be done to fix what’s going on in the world today. As a result, many people pursue activities that create a numbing escape from the realities of the world.

Continue reading...

#heartstone #ThursdayThoughts #fear___

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2016-09-07 20:05:43 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

31 Spiritual Warfare Scriptures: Help for Facing Life's Battles
By Debbie McDaniel

We're in a battle in this world. We may not see it, we might forget it's there. But the enemy would love nothing more than to start our year off with discouragement and defeat, bringing fear and stress. Don't let him win.

If you're a believer who is living like salt and light in a dark world, you won't go for long without encountering spiritual warfare - obstacles and attacks he'll hurl your direction. God reminds us in His word to stay aware of Satan’s schemes, to live alert in this world, and to stay close to Him.

He arms us with the sword, the Word of God, to stand against the enemy’s lies. He equips us with strength, wisdom, and discernment through His own Spirit to stay strong in the spiritual warfare battle. He invites us to spend time in HisPre... more »

31 Spiritual Warfare Scriptures: Help for Facing Life's Battles
By Debbie McDaniel

We're in a battle in this world. We may not see it, we might forget it's there. But the enemy would love nothing more than to start our year off with discouragement and defeat, bringing fear and stress. Don't let him win.

If you're a believer who is living like salt and light in a dark world, you won't go for long without encountering spiritual warfare - obstacles and attacks he'll hurl your direction. God reminds us in His word to stay aware of Satan’s schemes, to live alert in this world, and to stay close to Him.

He arms us with the sword, the Word of God, to stand against the enemy’s lies. He equips us with strength, wisdom, and discernment through His own Spirit to stay strong in the spiritual warfare battle. He invites us to spend time in His Presence, through prayer and worship, pressing in to know Him more.

As we grow to know God’s Truth and what is real, we also know more what is false, and we are stronger to stand against it in the powerful name of Jesus. He never leaves us to fend for ourselves in a dark world, but reminds us He is constantly with us, fighting for us, even when we cannot see.

Praying God’s words back to Him, is a powerful weapon against the forces of evil. It is Truth going out. It reminds us that God knows our way and understands what we face today. It builds our faith and our trust in God. It guards our hearts and focuses our minds back on Him. It wins the battle.

Prayer + God's Word = Power

31 Spiritual Warfare Scriptures to Read, Pray, and Memorize:

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