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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

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Jason T. Wiser21,734*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 19:00:00242  

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2017-06-01 13:02:14 (4 comments; 0 reshares; 15 +1s; )Open 

I used to love making forts out of cardboard boxes, how about you?

#heartstone #tbt #throwbackthursday

Most reshares: 10

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2017-06-07 17:27:57 (1 comments; 10 reshares; 10 +1s; )Open 

That's a good word!

#heartstone #quote

Most plusones: 16

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2017-05-26 17:59:26 (1 comments; 4 reshares; 16 +1s; )Open 

"Wear your wedding ring. I don't care if it's uncomfortable or inconvenient. I understand the argument that wearing it doesn't make you more faithful. I understand some jobs require you to take it off for a time. But let's not forget, your wedding ring isn't to remind you that you're married. I'm pretty sure you're aware of that... Instead, it's a public symbol that you are off-limits to others. Other culture's have other symbols to indicate married and single status. But a spouse carrying no symbol in a culture that clearly has one, sends the wrong message to others, to your spouse, and to yourself. God makes it clear, if you're married, your body and your heart are not your own. You are spiritual property to one another. So, wear your ring. Protect your marriage. And let people see the boundary that sits on your finger." -Dale Partridge
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2017-06-23 16:15:00 (0 comments; 2 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

Why Your Testimony Has Tremendous Power

“…for the accuser of our brethren, who accused them before our God day and night, has been cast down. And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony…” (Revelation 12:10-11)

Not trying to label followers of Jesus, but I have noticed two distinct camps. The folks in one camp enthusiastically shares or teaches Biblical knowledge to others and the folks in the other camp have a genuine testimony of what God has done and continues to do in their lives. The folks in the first camp are definitely genuine in their motive but are missing one essential ingredient to being effectively used by God – a testimony.

The power of testimony was prevalent in the early Church and during that time, people were able to give powerful testimony of events and experiences that could only be explained as a workof God. I... more »

Why Your Testimony Has Tremendous Power

“…for the accuser of our brethren, who accused them before our God day and night, has been cast down. And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony…” (Revelation 12:10-11)

Not trying to label followers of Jesus, but I have noticed two distinct camps. The folks in one camp enthusiastically shares or teaches Biblical knowledge to others and the folks in the other camp have a genuine testimony of what God has done and continues to do in their lives. The folks in the first camp are definitely genuine in their motive but are missing one essential ingredient to being effectively used by God – a testimony.

The power of testimony was prevalent in the early Church and during that time, people were able to give powerful testimony of events and experiences that could only be explained as a work of God. I didn’t know it at the time, but through the encouragement of one of my life mentors I filled up 6+ journals of my adventures/experiences during my divorce. I had no idea that someday these very scribbles would become a book.

Continue reading...

#heartstone #testimony #fridayfeeling

http://heartstonejourney.com/why-your-testimony-has-tremendous-power/___

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2017-06-22 17:15:17 (0 comments; 2 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

"A man can be beaten in two ways, if he gives up or he dies." -Richard Machowicz

#heartstone #NeverGiveUp #quote

"A man can be beaten in two ways, if he gives up or he dies." -Richard Machowicz

#heartstone #NeverGiveUp #quote___

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2017-06-22 16:36:47 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

The Reason Why husbands Should Not ‘Help’ Their Wives

do not help my wife.

A friend came to my house for coffee, we sat and talked about life. At some point in the conversation, I said, “I’m going to wash the dishes and I’ll be right back.”

He looked at me as if I had told him I was going to build a space rocket. Then he said to me with admiration but a little perplexed: “I’m glad you help your wife, I do not help because when I do, my wife does not praise me. Last week I washed the floor and no thanks.”

I went back to sit with him and explained that I did not “help” my wife. Actually, my wife does not need help, she needs a partner. I am a partner at home and through that society are divided functions, but it is not a “help” to do household chores.

I do not help my wife...

#heartstone #manup

The Reason Why husbands Should Not ‘Help’ Their Wives

do not help my wife.

A friend came to my house for coffee, we sat and talked about life. At some point in the conversation, I said, “I’m going to wash the dishes and I’ll be right back.”

He looked at me as if I had told him I was going to build a space rocket. Then he said to me with admiration but a little perplexed: “I’m glad you help your wife, I do not help because when I do, my wife does not praise me. Last week I washed the floor and no thanks.”

I went back to sit with him and explained that I did not “help” my wife. Actually, my wife does not need help, she needs a partner. I am a partner at home and through that society are divided functions, but it is not a “help” to do household chores.

I do not help my wife...

#heartstone #manup___

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2017-06-22 14:06:29 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

In The Moment

Living life is not about being focused in the past or even on a future. It’s about being in every moment with God and to be ready for whatever God has prescribed for that moment to be.

God has given you the gift of life, so stop focusing on all the stuff that just doesn't matter. Stop, the corporate ladder climbing! Stop, putting all of your time and energy into your material stuff!

Will you WAKE UP...today...and just live a little more?

Pause and live in the moments with Him — your loved ones, because life is so precious and you don't know what tomorrow will bring.

"Laugh a little. And hope a little more. Yes let's dance a little. Laugh a little. And hope a little more..." -Lyrics to Without You

#heartstone #music #LiveLife

In The Moment

Living life is not about being focused in the past or even on a future. It’s about being in every moment with God and to be ready for whatever God has prescribed for that moment to be.

God has given you the gift of life, so stop focusing on all the stuff that just doesn't matter. Stop, the corporate ladder climbing! Stop, putting all of your time and energy into your material stuff!

Will you WAKE UP...today...and just live a little more?

Pause and live in the moments with Him — your loved ones, because life is so precious and you don't know what tomorrow will bring.

"Laugh a little. And hope a little more. Yes let's dance a little. Laugh a little. And hope a little more..." -Lyrics to Without You

#heartstone #music #LiveLife___

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2017-06-21 14:35:13 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 7 +1s; )Open 


“No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.” —James Dobson

#heartstone #quote #manup



“No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.” —James Dobson

#heartstone #quote #manup
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2017-06-21 13:09:28 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

3 Ways To Break Free Of The Homer Simpson Syndrome

Turn on the television, head out to the movies or browse social media and one of the major themes is that men are witless, pointless or mere playthings to be stepped on by the entire family. Like infomercials, men are endlessly lampooned and are shown as absent or feckless fathers.

Is all fair with dads on the family front? Does culture have a blind spot when it comes to the role of men in families? Would much of the jokes aimed at fathers be banned if they were aimed at women, ethnic minorities or religious groups? Most of the men I know are devoted, hardworking and would do anything for their families. Even give up their lives to save them.

There was a time in culture when men were always the authority figure and the head of the tribe. In comparison, today’s culture is polar opposite where men are demonized ands... more »

3 Ways To Break Free Of The Homer Simpson Syndrome

Turn on the television, head out to the movies or browse social media and one of the major themes is that men are witless, pointless or mere playthings to be stepped on by the entire family. Like infomercials, men are endlessly lampooned and are shown as absent or feckless fathers.

Is all fair with dads on the family front? Does culture have a blind spot when it comes to the role of men in families? Would much of the jokes aimed at fathers be banned if they were aimed at women, ethnic minorities or religious groups? Most of the men I know are devoted, hardworking and would do anything for their families. Even give up their lives to save them.

There was a time in culture when men were always the authority figure and the head of the tribe. In comparison, today’s culture is polar opposite where men are demonized and sidelined way too much. We all heard the “who wears the pants in the family” jokes but leadership in the home is no laughing matter. During the last few decades our culture has redefined the meaning and responsibilities of men and women in society and in the home. Many men have become emasculated, confused and insecure. With this new narrative taking a firm grip on society, men don’t know how to step up and lead the home anymore. Growing up, most men lacked a good role model for leadership at home and don’t have a clue of what it means to lead a family. The result, they do not lead effectively or they do not even try.

Sadly many men have become passive or lunk heads in the home. They’ve decided that the easiest thing to do is nothing and that’s exactly what they do! The simplest thing with the smallest risk is to straddle the fence and let the wife do all the heavy lifting. When a man is married to a strong wife who takes over, he often lets her do just that…take over. Come on guys!

What are we telling young boys if the examples of fatherhood they see everyday are parodies of incompetence?

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#heartstone #wednesdaywisdom #manup___

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2017-06-20 18:50:58 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

My Job Kept Me From Being a Great Dad. So I Quit
By Tom Spiggle

It was shortly before Christmas in 2005 when the call came. The US Attorney for the District of Columbia called to offer me a position as an Assistant US Attorney. I was thirty-three and married with a ten-month-old son, and this was a long time in coming.

After graduating from Georgetown University Law Center in 2001, I returned to my home state of North Carolina to join a mid-sized firm in Raleigh. As a new associate, I worked in a section of the firm that represented school boards all across the state. My interest was in litigation, and that is what I did, handling everything from contested student suspensions to defending school systems when sued. I loved the job, but soon realized that I would see little courtroom time in a civil litigation practice.

After two years, I got engaged to a woman I... more »

My Job Kept Me From Being a Great Dad. So I Quit
By Tom Spiggle

It was shortly before Christmas in 2005 when the call came. The US Attorney for the District of Columbia called to offer me a position as an Assistant US Attorney. I was thirty-three and married with a ten-month-old son, and this was a long time in coming.

After graduating from Georgetown University Law Center in 2001, I returned to my home state of North Carolina to join a mid-sized firm in Raleigh. As a new associate, I worked in a section of the firm that represented school boards all across the state. My interest was in litigation, and that is what I did, handling everything from contested student suspensions to defending school systems when sued. I loved the job, but soon realized that I would see little courtroom time in a civil litigation practice.

After two years, I got engaged to a woman I had met in law school. She was in Washington, D.C., and announced that she had no desire to move to North Carolina. (I knew it was a lost cause when, upon visiting the state with me for the first time, she said that she thought the trees in the state grew too close together. Not much I could do about that!)

So, I gave up that tug-of-war and got a job clerking for a judge in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Before taking the bench, the judge was a superstar in the US Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted many high-profile murder cases. Like me, he had started in private practice, only to realize that he would rarely see the inside of a courtroom. He told me that if I wanted trial experience, there was no better place to get it than the US Attorney’s Office, particularly in the District of Columbia.

With his support, I applied right out of the clerkship. A spot in any US Attorney’s office is highly competitive. These offices have their pick of bright, competitive lawyers who want to work on challenging cases that involve a lot of trial work. While many are motivated by the desire to serve the public, it doesn’t hurt that many who serve as AUSAs go on to high-profile appointed positions or to lucrative jobs in private firms.

Just getting an interview is an achievement: getting the office to consider your application often requires a call from a VIP. The interview process itself is rigorous, with multiple rounds of interviews followed by the harrowing experience of delivering an opening statement in front of senior staff in the office. The final interview is with the US Attorney.

Continue reading...

#heartstone #DadsDoMatter___

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2017-06-20 16:19:35 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s; )Open 

How Picking Up Stones Changed My Life

We finished lunch with a couple of other hikers on the back deck of the AMC hut and began our final ascent. It was getting colder, and we began putting on warmer gear as we navigated through more snow and ice. With the thinning of the air, the tighter gripping of the cold, and the thickening silence, an overwhelming desire to run ahead came over me. I motioned to my friend that I was going to run up ahead a bit, which he had no issue with. Closing in on the summit, with my heart pounding and my lungs stinging from the cold air, I somehow knew that a milestone of this journey was at hand. I saw a large rock come into view, converging with my path, and I soon found myself standing upon this large rock. It was as if the Lord had gone ahead and had prepared this place of peaceful solitude and comfort so I could clearly hear His voice without all the other... more »

How Picking Up Stones Changed My Life

We finished lunch with a couple of other hikers on the back deck of the AMC hut and began our final ascent. It was getting colder, and we began putting on warmer gear as we navigated through more snow and ice. With the thinning of the air, the tighter gripping of the cold, and the thickening silence, an overwhelming desire to run ahead came over me. I motioned to my friend that I was going to run up ahead a bit, which he had no issue with. Closing in on the summit, with my heart pounding and my lungs stinging from the cold air, I somehow knew that a milestone of this journey was at hand. I saw a large rock come into view, converging with my path, and I soon found myself standing upon this large rock. It was as if the Lord had gone ahead and had prepared this place of peaceful solitude and comfort so I could clearly hear His voice without all the other distractions. Standing there upon the rock, I took a deep breath, lifted my head to the Heavens, and began to have a conversation with Him. Time relaxed for a moment. It was awesome.

It was here at this place of desolation, on this rock, on this mountain, where He spoke to my heart. Do you want to know what He said to me? He asked me to collect four stones when I got to the top of the mountain. So, standing in my own strength, leaning on my own understanding and ending the tranquil scene He had prepared for me, my response was, “You want me to do what?”

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#heartstone #tuesdaymotivation___

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2017-06-20 16:18:10 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s; )Open 

"Men, no one else cares about your family like you do. You have to be strong, and you have to set boundaries. No one else can, or should, take responsibility to disciple your family. That one’s on you. Your most important small group, prayer group, fellowship group, discipleship group, and ministry is your family. Until you get this right, you really shouldn't be doing ministry anywhere else." -Excerpt from 'Man Alive' by Patrick Morley

Guys, will you rise up and fight for your wife? for your kids? for your family for a stranger? for God? …or will you sit back, do nothing and choose the path of passivity just like Adam did?

#heartstone #manup

"Men, no one else cares about your family like you do. You have to be strong, and you have to set boundaries. No one else can, or should, take responsibility to disciple your family. That one’s on you. Your most important small group, prayer group, fellowship group, discipleship group, and ministry is your family. Until you get this right, you really shouldn't be doing ministry anywhere else." -Excerpt from 'Man Alive' by Patrick Morley

Guys, will you rise up and fight for your wife? for your kids? for your family for a stranger? for God? …or will you sit back, do nothing and choose the path of passivity just like Adam did?

#heartstone #manup___

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2017-06-19 23:22:06 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

"It ain't going to pretty. You're probably going to mess up a bit. You will be mocked and ridiculed. You will get better though. You will…" - Order of Man‏ @orderofman

#heartstone #manup

"It ain't going to pretty. You're probably going to mess up a bit. You will be mocked and ridiculed. You will get better though. You will…" - Order of Man‏ @orderofman

#heartstone #manup___

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2017-06-19 18:26:52 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

"An adventure is, by its nature, a thing that comes to us. It is a thing that chooses us, not a thing that we choose." -Chesterton

Deeper dive: http://heartstn.co/2nH8PyF

#heartstone #mondaymotivation #adventure

"An adventure is, by its nature, a thing that comes to us. It is a thing that chooses us, not a thing that we choose." -Chesterton

Deeper dive: http://heartstn.co/2nH8PyF

#heartstone #mondaymotivation #adventure___

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2017-06-19 18:26:05 (1 comments; 2 reshares; 7 +1s; )Open 

Even lions need wisdom ;)

#heartstone #mondaymotivation

Even lions need wisdom ;)

#heartstone #mondaymotivation___

2017-06-19 16:46:24 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

How Great Dads Can Raise Badass Daughters
By Heather R. Morgan

Without my dad's encouragement and support, I doubt I would have ever traveled the world solo at nineteen, let alone started my own business.

There's lots of talk about how we can inspire more women to become entrepreneurs or get into science and technology, but I believe dads play a strong role in making that happen.

While girls in my elementary school were already getting pregnant and being groomed by the community and their families to become stay-at-home moms, my dad was instilling in me firm a belief that the world was my oyster. His parenting has undoubtedly shaped me into the fearless female entrepreneur I have become.

Dads, here's what you can do to help your daughters become badasses, no matter what they want to become:

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How Great Dads Can Raise Badass Daughters
By Heather R. Morgan

Without my dad's encouragement and support, I doubt I would have ever traveled the world solo at nineteen, let alone started my own business.

There's lots of talk about how we can inspire more women to become entrepreneurs or get into science and technology, but I believe dads play a strong role in making that happen.

While girls in my elementary school were already getting pregnant and being groomed by the community and their families to become stay-at-home moms, my dad was instilling in me firm a belief that the world was my oyster. His parenting has undoubtedly shaped me into the fearless female entrepreneur I have become.

Dads, here's what you can do to help your daughters become badasses, no matter what they want to become:

Continue reading...

#heartstone #Mondaymotivation #DadsDoMatter___

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2017-06-18 13:23:31 (0 comments; 4 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

[Happy Fathers Day!]

A “Father” is more than the second member of the marriage relationship. More than the voice of correction and the final version of the truth we are unquestionable going to abide by. A Father is the root of our self esteem and the beginning of our relationship with God. Fathers…be the picture of what you want your children to become. The loudest voice they we ever hear are the actions you take every day to show them what your words look like with “skin” on. Be the hero in your own story! -Living In Faith

A good man leaves an inheritance (of moral stability and goodness) to his children's children... -Proverbs 13:22 (AMP)

Happy Fathers Day to all the Dad's and Step Dad's out there, be blessed!

#heartstone #FathersDay

[Happy Fathers Day!]

A “Father” is more than the second member of the marriage relationship. More than the voice of correction and the final version of the truth we are unquestionable going to abide by. A Father is the root of our self esteem and the beginning of our relationship with God. Fathers…be the picture of what you want your children to become. The loudest voice they we ever hear are the actions you take every day to show them what your words look like with “skin” on. Be the hero in your own story! -Living In Faith

A good man leaves an inheritance (of moral stability and goodness) to his children's children... -Proverbs 13:22 (AMP)

Happy Fathers Day to all the Dad's and Step Dad's out there, be blessed!

#heartstone #FathersDay___

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2017-06-15 17:06:37 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

King Leonidas stands before his assembled 300 Spartans before their march to Thermopylae to defend against the forces of Persia. In this crowd along with the 300 are the rest of the Spartan forces (wishing with everything inside them that they could go and fight along side the 300), the wives, families and the whole or Sparta are gathered to see these heroes off, knowing they will never return. King Leonidas addresses these words to his men:

“Death stands close upon us now,” the king spoke. “Can you feel him, brothers? I do. I am human and I fear him. My eyes cast about for a sight to fortify the heart for that moment when I come to look him in the face.”

Leonidas began softly, his voice carrying in the dawn stillness, heard with ease by all.

“Shall I tell you where I find this strength, friends? In the eyes of our sons in scarlet before us, yes. And in thecountenan... more »

King Leonidas stands before his assembled 300 Spartans before their march to Thermopylae to defend against the forces of Persia. In this crowd along with the 300 are the rest of the Spartan forces (wishing with everything inside them that they could go and fight along side the 300), the wives, families and the whole or Sparta are gathered to see these heroes off, knowing they will never return. King Leonidas addresses these words to his men:

“Death stands close upon us now,” the king spoke. “Can you feel him, brothers? I do. I am human and I fear him. My eyes cast about for a sight to fortify the heart for that moment when I come to look him in the face.”

Leonidas began softly, his voice carrying in the dawn stillness, heard with ease by all.

“Shall I tell you where I find this strength, friends? In the eyes of our sons in scarlet before us, yes. And in the countenances of their comrades who will follow in battles to come. But more than that, my heart finds courage from these, our women, who watch in tearless silence as we go.”

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

#heartstone #ThursdayThoughts___

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2017-06-15 16:22:31 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

The Heart of a Warrior
By John Eldredge

The warrior is hardwired into every man. This is true because he is made in the image of God, who is the Great Warrior. Like Father, like son. It is also true because it constitutes a great part of man’s mission here on earth—to join the Great Warrior in his battle against evil. It is this aggressive nature that will enable us to overcome the passivity and paralysis we inherited from Adam. In fact, we are siding with one or the other—the warrior or the paralyzed man—in every decision we make, every day. Encouraging the warrior as it begins to come into full force in a young man’s life will be a great help to him as the years unfold, for you and I know how hard the battle is if we’ve spent years in passivity.

I am not saying every man must join the military, though that is a noble calling; there are many ways for thewarrior to ... more »

The Heart of a Warrior
By John Eldredge

The warrior is hardwired into every man. This is true because he is made in the image of God, who is the Great Warrior. Like Father, like son. It is also true because it constitutes a great part of man’s mission here on earth—to join the Great Warrior in his battle against evil. It is this aggressive nature that will enable us to overcome the passivity and paralysis we inherited from Adam. In fact, we are siding with one or the other—the warrior or the paralyzed man—in every decision we make, every day. Encouraging the warrior as it begins to come into full force in a young man’s life will be a great help to him as the years unfold, for you and I know how hard the battle is if we’ve spent years in passivity.

I am not saying every man must join the military, though that is a noble calling; there are many ways for the warrior to emerge. Over the ages the pen has proved mightier than the sword, as the old saying goes. What I am saying is that there is an inherent aggressiveness written in the masculine soul. So it shouldn’t surprise us—though many parents are still a bit unnerved—when you see the warrior emerge in the boy when he is very young. As for the stage of the warrior, I believe it begins in the late teens— about the time we send a young man to war. When God tells Moses to arrange the fleeing slaves into tribes, he has them “num- ber by their divisions all the men in Israel twenty years old or more who are able to serve in the army” (Num. 1:3 niv). So here it is marked at age twenty, and that seems confirmed in so many revolutions fueled by young men.

The heart of the warrior says, “I will not let evil have its way. There are some things that cannot be endured. I’ve got to do some- thing. There is freedom to be had.” The heart of the warrior says, “I will put myself on the line for you.” That is why it must come before the lover stage, for he will need to do that time and time again in his marriage, and it is passivity that has broken the heart of many women. The warrior nature is fierce, and brave, ready to confront evil, ready to go into battle. This is the time for a young man to stop saying, “Why is life so hard?” He takes the hardness as the call to fight, to rise up, take it on. He learns to “set his face like a flint,” as Jesus had to do to fulfill his life’s great mission (Isa. 50:7).

(Excerpt from 'Fathered by God' by John Eldredge)

#heartstone #warrior #manup___

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2017-06-15 14:40:26 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 10 +1s; )Open 

Father's Day Weekend!

Dad’s, as you celebrate Father’s Day, 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?

Read more: http://heartstn.co/2rqU3Tk

Looking for a great Fathers Day Gift? Pick up a paperback or digital copy of 'Heartstone: A Journey out of the midnight of my soul' for 50% off (limited time offer)!

What are you waiting for, pick up your copy today: http://heartstn.co/2rrBTkh

#heartstone #FathersDay #DadsDoMatter

Father's Day Weekend!

Dad’s, as you celebrate Father’s Day, 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?

Read more: http://heartstn.co/2rqU3Tk

Looking for a great Fathers Day Gift? Pick up a paperback or digital copy of 'Heartstone: A Journey out of the midnight of my soul' for 50% off (limited time offer)!

What are you waiting for, pick up your copy today: http://heartstn.co/2rrBTkh

#heartstone #FathersDay #DadsDoMatter___

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2017-06-14 15:51:51 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 5 +1s; )Open 

Truth ;)

#heartstone #lol

Truth ;)

#heartstone #lol___

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2017-06-14 15:01:20 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

Life Changing Words

Life is filled with experiences, both good and bad. Through the ages have you ever 'thought of' or verbalized if "I only knew this" when I was younger?

"Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom." -Terry Pratchett

If you could write a note to your younger self, what would you say in only TWO WORDS?

#heartstone #inspiration #wednesdaywisdom

Life Changing Words

Life is filled with experiences, both good and bad. Through the ages have you ever 'thought of' or verbalized if "I only knew this" when I was younger?

"Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom." -Terry Pratchett

If you could write a note to your younger self, what would you say in only TWO WORDS?

#heartstone #inspiration #wednesdaywisdom___

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2017-06-14 14:04:53 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

God Uses People Who Fail
By Lance Wallnau

It's sort of funny if you think about it. Just open your Bible and start reading. Man is barely in the book a few pages and around the third chapter he screws everything up.

From chapter 3 all the way through the rest of the Bible it's the story of God fixing the problem. Want the real "ah-ha" in this? Take your Bible and hold "only" the pages after mans fall between your fingers. Thats about 99% of the Bible you've got between your fingers. 99% of the Bible is about God fixing the problem with man.

What does that mean? It means that you should STOP BEATING yourself up when you mess up. The devil tells you that you're disqualified and don't measure up. Guess what? From the beginning God has been in the fixing man business. Nothing you do surprises Him.

The Bible sees the... more »

God Uses People Who Fail
By Lance Wallnau

It's sort of funny if you think about it. Just open your Bible and start reading. Man is barely in the book a few pages and around the third chapter he screws everything up.

From chapter 3 all the way through the rest of the Bible it's the story of God fixing the problem. Want the real "ah-ha" in this? Take your Bible and hold "only" the pages after mans fall between your fingers. Thats about 99% of the Bible you've got between your fingers. 99% of the Bible is about God fixing the problem with man.

What does that mean? It means that you should STOP BEATING yourself up when you mess up. The devil tells you that you're disqualified and don't measure up. Guess what? From the beginning God has been in the fixing man business. Nothing you do surprises Him.

The Bible sees the world as it is. God knows sin is an "easy" thing to slip into.

"Therefore lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so EASILY entangles us..." (Heb 12:1)

You get that? God knows how "EASY" it is to run and slip. Get back up and keep running.

#heartstone #quote #NeverOutOfTheFight ___

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2017-06-13 17:21:44 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 8 +1s; )Open 

lol ;)

lol ;)___

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2017-06-13 16:12:51 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

#heartstone #technology #lol

#heartstone #technology #lol___

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2017-06-13 13:05:29 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

Life dogging you? Wanting to throat punch this week in the face? Kick back and soak this in :)

#heartstone #TuesdayMotivation #music

Life dogging you? Wanting to throat punch this week in the face? Kick back and soak this in :)

#heartstone #TuesdayMotivation #music___

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2017-06-12 17:03:38 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s; )Open 

Are you a person who likes to receive feedback or give feedback?

Ask someone who you would like feedback from, to “fill in the blanks” about you:

1) Continue ______

2) Start ______

3) Stop ______

4) Less of ______

If you're really courageous, share what they said in the comments below ;)

#heartstone #feedback #MentoringMonday

Are you a person who likes to receive feedback or give feedback?

Ask someone who you would like feedback from, to “fill in the blanks” about you:

1) Continue ______

2) Start ______

3) Stop ______

4) Less of ______

If you're really courageous, share what they said in the comments below ;)

#heartstone #feedback #MentoringMonday___

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2017-06-12 15:58:44 (1 comments; 6 reshares; 10 +1s; )Open 

Wrong does not cease to be wrong because the majority share in it. ―Leo Tolstoy #heartstone #quote

Wrong does not cease to be wrong because the majority share in it. ―Leo Tolstoy #heartstone #quote___

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2017-06-09 14:54:17 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 8 +1s; )Open 

Have you ever spoken poorly of your spouse to other people? ....if yes, knock it off and stop!

#heartstone #manup

Have you ever spoken poorly of your spouse to other people? ....if yes, knock it off and stop!

#heartstone #manup___

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2017-06-09 14:42:16 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

How To Take Charge Of Your Life With Simple Math

Ever pause enough to notice that we often fill our lives with unimportant stuff? We seem to it find easier to simply go along with the status quo, which over time actually leads to a life of heart-numbing mediocrity…and we settle for something less than God’s best.

Sometimes we can’t even enjoy anything because we’re trying to do everything. Can you relate? Is this you?

Time and life pass so quickly. Anyone have kids? Have you noticed this passing of time seems to accelerate as the years fly by?

In comparison to God, we only have a minuscule slice of time to do something with our lives. Wouldn’t the logical thing to do in our little blip of existence to focus on what’s really important? Family, others, giving God glory or [fill in the blank]? Why don’t we?

Continue Reading...
#heartstone... more »

How To Take Charge Of Your Life With Simple Math

Ever pause enough to notice that we often fill our lives with unimportant stuff? We seem to it find easier to simply go along with the status quo, which over time actually leads to a life of heart-numbing mediocrity…and we settle for something less than God’s best.

Sometimes we can’t even enjoy anything because we’re trying to do everything. Can you relate? Is this you?

Time and life pass so quickly. Anyone have kids? Have you noticed this passing of time seems to accelerate as the years fly by?

In comparison to God, we only have a minuscule slice of time to do something with our lives. Wouldn’t the logical thing to do in our little blip of existence to focus on what’s really important? Family, others, giving God glory or [fill in the blank]? Why don’t we?

Continue Reading...

#heartstone #margin #whatsimportant #fridayfeeling___

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2017-06-08 14:06:34 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

Is God just an addendum in your decision making? ...might be why the signpost looks so familiar ;)

#heartstone #ThursdayThoughts

Is God just an addendum in your decision making? ...might be why the signpost looks so familiar ;)

#heartstone #ThursdayThoughts___

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2017-06-08 14:00:19 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

How To Hit The Target — All The Time!

As our church men’s group worked through week nine of our Stepping Up series, we learned the metaphor of the arrow in reference to having a clear vision for our family and specifically our children.

Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one’s youth. Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.—Psalm 127:4-5

Have you ever shot an arrow? You take an arrow out of your quiver, you place it into position on the bow, you pull back looking down the length of the arrow…waiting for the target to come into focus before you launch it. It’s awesome! Hitting your target with an arrow requires skill, strength, patience and a calming focus. The destiny of the arrow is completely dependent on many factors.

Ok, so what doesthis have t... more »

How To Hit The Target — All The Time!

As our church men’s group worked through week nine of our Stepping Up series, we learned the metaphor of the arrow in reference to having a clear vision for our family and specifically our children.

Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one’s youth. Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.—Psalm 127:4-5

Have you ever shot an arrow? You take an arrow out of your quiver, you place it into position on the bow, you pull back looking down the length of the arrow…waiting for the target to come into focus before you launch it. It’s awesome! Hitting your target with an arrow requires skill, strength, patience and a calming focus. The destiny of the arrow is completely dependent on many factors.

Ok, so what does this have to do with vision or children for that matter?

#heartstone #parenting #DadsDoMatter___

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2017-06-08 13:53:23 (0 comments; 2 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

#heartstone #courage #manup

#heartstone #courage #manup___

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2017-06-07 17:27:57 (1 comments; 10 reshares; 10 +1s; )Open 

That's a good word!

#heartstone #quote

That's a good word!

#heartstone #quote___

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2017-06-07 13:14:51 (3 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

Life Is More Exciting With Adventure!

Explore, live on the edge a little, and embrace new challenges. Visit new places with your loved ones. Take the road less traveled. Don’t stick to the same old, same old. Life is more exciting with adventure!

Deeper dive: http://heartstn.co/2oBMlA1

Live each day to the fullest! Like they say – yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery but today is a gift, that’s why it’s called the present. Life presents us with a lifetime of opportunities but the opportunity of a lifetime is sometimes right in front of us. Be present to enjoy each moment. Each day is a fresh start with options just waiting to be explored, so what are you waiting for?

I haven't flown through a narrow canyon with a wing suit on, but I did jump out of a plane!

Check it out: http://heartstn.co/2oBTcZZ

What have you donefor adv... more »

Life Is More Exciting With Adventure!

Explore, live on the edge a little, and embrace new challenges. Visit new places with your loved ones. Take the road less traveled. Don’t stick to the same old, same old. Life is more exciting with adventure!

Deeper dive: http://heartstn.co/2oBMlA1

Live each day to the fullest! Like they say – yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery but today is a gift, that’s why it’s called the present. Life presents us with a lifetime of opportunities but the opportunity of a lifetime is sometimes right in front of us. Be present to enjoy each moment. Each day is a fresh start with options just waiting to be explored, so what are you waiting for?

I haven't flown through a narrow canyon with a wing suit on, but I did jump out of a plane!

Check it out: http://heartstn.co/2oBTcZZ

What have you done for adventure in your life?

#heartstone #adventure___

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2017-06-07 13:12:59 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

Christian Boys Vs. Godly Men
By Christina Sharp

It is time to stop settling for the lesser of the two.

Ladies, there is a huge difference between a Christian boy and a Godly man; therefore, it is time to stop settling for the lesser of the two.

So many times I hear girls saying:

“Well, he’s a Christian.”

“He goes to church with me.”

“He listens to Christian music.”

“He went to church camp.”

“He has a favorite bible verse.”

Well, all of those things are just peachy and there is nothing wrong with doing those things. I mean, they’re all good things to do. But how is his personal relationship with God? How is his prayer life? Does he talk about his relationship with God, with you? Is he truly a follower of the one true God in all aspects of his life? These are some of thecharacteristics you sho... more »

Christian Boys Vs. Godly Men
By Christina Sharp

It is time to stop settling for the lesser of the two.

Ladies, there is a huge difference between a Christian boy and a Godly man; therefore, it is time to stop settling for the lesser of the two.

So many times I hear girls saying:

“Well, he’s a Christian.”

“He goes to church with me.”

“He listens to Christian music.”

“He went to church camp.”

“He has a favorite bible verse.”

Well, all of those things are just peachy and there is nothing wrong with doing those things. I mean, they’re all good things to do. But how is his personal relationship with God? How is his prayer life? Does he talk about his relationship with God, with you? Is he truly a follower of the one true God in all aspects of his life? These are some of the characteristics you should be looking for that makes a Godly man.

#heartstone #manup___

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2017-06-07 13:10:27 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 7 +1s; )Open 

A picture is worth a thousand words ;)

#hearttsone #DadsDoMatter

A picture is worth a thousand words ;)

#hearttsone #DadsDoMatter___

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2017-06-07 00:32:59 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

"You can have beard. You can post pictures of yourself in the mountains. You can even chop wood with a vintage axe. But none of that makes a man. Our culture is fighting to diminish manhood by defining it with "manly" things. But they're not fooling anyone. There isn't a good woman on this planet who wants a burley outdoorsman who can't control his temper or who can't provide for his family or who can't commit to a relationship or who can't raise his own children. Men, stop trying to trick the world that beer and whiskey make you honorable or cavalier. The look is empty and if you can't back it up with integrity, spiritual maturity, and Godly leadership you just end up with a boy trying to fill the boots of the man he'll never be." -Dale Partridge

#heartstone #manup

"You can have beard. You can post pictures of yourself in the mountains. You can even chop wood with a vintage axe. But none of that makes a man. Our culture is fighting to diminish manhood by defining it with "manly" things. But they're not fooling anyone. There isn't a good woman on this planet who wants a burley outdoorsman who can't control his temper or who can't provide for his family or who can't commit to a relationship or who can't raise his own children. Men, stop trying to trick the world that beer and whiskey make you honorable or cavalier. The look is empty and if you can't back it up with integrity, spiritual maturity, and Godly leadership you just end up with a boy trying to fill the boots of the man he'll never be." -Dale Partridge

#heartstone #manup___

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2017-06-06 14:09:38 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

"They hadn’t come here to fear. They hadn’t come to die. They had come to win." -Band of Brothers

#heartstone #DDay

"They hadn’t come here to fear. They hadn’t come to die. They had come to win." -Band of Brothers

#heartstone #DDay___

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2017-06-06 12:41:15 (0 comments; 3 reshares; 10 +1s; )Open 

"You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you." -General Dwight D. Eisenhower

#heartstone #Normandy #DDay

"You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you." -General Dwight D. Eisenhower

#heartstone #Normandy #DDay___

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2017-06-05 16:39:28 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s; )Open 

Why Self-Promotion Disqualifies You

God has given me a calling with ‘Heartstone Journey’ and there are days that I struggle with wanting more of my portion. It wasn’t until I came across the story of Gehazi in 2 King 5, where I got a reality check on the dangers of adopting this heart attitude. Sad reality is…many of us have it.

We don’t like being in the process and want more…or we want to become the “head guy” before we’re ready. We convince ourselves that we’ve put our time in and we should get what’s “owed” to us, right? This is the heart attitude that began to take hold of Gehazi. He was a servant of the prophet Elisha and served him with honor for many years until on day, he used Elisha’s name for his own dishonest personal gain — self-promotion.

But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, thought, “Behold, my master hasspared this Naaman the Aramean,... more »

Why Self-Promotion Disqualifies You

God has given me a calling with ‘Heartstone Journey’ and there are days that I struggle with wanting more of my portion. It wasn’t until I came across the story of Gehazi in 2 King 5, where I got a reality check on the dangers of adopting this heart attitude. Sad reality is…many of us have it.

We don’t like being in the process and want more…or we want to become the “head guy” before we’re ready. We convince ourselves that we’ve put our time in and we should get what’s “owed” to us, right? This is the heart attitude that began to take hold of Gehazi. He was a servant of the prophet Elisha and served him with honor for many years until on day, he used Elisha’s name for his own dishonest personal gain — self-promotion.

But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, thought, “Behold, my master has spared this Naaman the Aramean, by not receiving from his hands what he brought. As the Lord lives, I will run after him and take something from him.” So Gehazi pursued Naaman. When Naaman saw one running after him, he came down from the chariot to meet him and said, “Is all well?” He said, “All is well. My master has sent me, saying, ‘Behold, just now two young men of the sons of the prophets have come to me from the hill country of Ephraim. Please give them a talent of silver and two changes of clothes.'” -2 kings 5:21-22

Let’s see what happens…

#heartstone #selfpromotion___

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2017-06-05 16:38:01 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

Men we live in a generation where backbone is needed more than ever!

#heartstone #courage #manup

Men we live in a generation where backbone is needed more than ever!

#heartstone #courage #manup___

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2017-06-05 12:37:11 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 7 +1s; )Open 

#heartstone #lol

#heartstone #lol___

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2017-06-02 14:44:04 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

3 Things I Did For Better Quality Of Life

There are so many self-proclaimed experts, articles, books and quotes on quality of life…but what is it really?

I’m not one of those self-proclaimed experts on the matter, but I’ve learned on my journey that the quality of our life is not equivalent to our standard of living. Here’s what I mean by that…I went on a missions trip to Panama and these people, from our myopic American perspective, had nothing…but they were some of the happiest people I’ve ever met. Of course many would argue that income can have a marginal effect on your quality of life, but that alone isn’t the full picture. Just look at some of the “rich” celebrities and you will soon discover that they are some of the most miserable people.

"If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrierworld." –Thori... more »

3 Things I Did For Better Quality Of Life

There are so many self-proclaimed experts, articles, books and quotes on quality of life…but what is it really?

I’m not one of those self-proclaimed experts on the matter, but I’ve learned on my journey that the quality of our life is not equivalent to our standard of living. Here’s what I mean by that…I went on a missions trip to Panama and these people, from our myopic American perspective, had nothing…but they were some of the happiest people I’ve ever met. Of course many would argue that income can have a marginal effect on your quality of life, but that alone isn’t the full picture. Just look at some of the “rich” celebrities and you will soon discover that they are some of the most miserable people.

"If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world." –Thorin Oakenshield

There are certain ways that we can influence the quality of our life in a positive way. The material stuff that most of us pursue are obviously more tangible than increasing happiness, health, or vitality. But how about the rest of it?

How about seeing life as an opportunity, eating healthier, pursuing your purpose, becoming more self-reliant, having an attitude of gratitude, doing something bold, spending time in daily prayer, spending time with your loved ones, doing anything outdoors and not stressing out about things, or fill in the blank _________.

"If standard of living is your number one objective, quality of life almost never improves. But if quality of life is your number one objective, standard of living invariably improves." –Zig Ziglar

I can definitely include most of the items listed, but here are three things I’ve done recently that have also increased my quality of life in a positive way.

Continue reading...

#heartstone #fridayfeeling #gardening #cuttingthecord___

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2017-06-01 13:05:04 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

"A person with priorities does what matters. A person without priorities does what is urgent." -@LeadershipCures

#heartstone #quote

"A person with priorities does what matters. A person without priorities does what is urgent." -@LeadershipCures

#heartstone #quote___

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2017-06-01 13:02:14 (4 comments; 0 reshares; 15 +1s; )Open 

I used to love making forts out of cardboard boxes, how about you?

#heartstone #tbt #throwbackthursday

I used to love making forts out of cardboard boxes, how about you?

#heartstone #tbt #throwbackthursday___

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2017-05-31 13:24:35 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s; )Open 

What Will You Die For?

"I see in your eyes the same fear that would take the heart of me. A day may come when the courage of men fails, when we forsake our friends and break all bonds of fellowship, …but it is not this day! This day we fight! By all that you hold dear on this good earth, I bid you stand…" -Aragon

Sounds so easy in the movies, doesn’t it? Ambrose Redmoon defines courage as not having the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. “God, I am afraid, but give me the courage to push through my fears, the burdens of a passive spirit and the regret of my past failures.”

Continue reading...

#heartstone #lotr #wednesdaywisdom #courage

What Will You Die For?

"I see in your eyes the same fear that would take the heart of me. A day may come when the courage of men fails, when we forsake our friends and break all bonds of fellowship, …but it is not this day! This day we fight! By all that you hold dear on this good earth, I bid you stand…" -Aragon

Sounds so easy in the movies, doesn’t it? Ambrose Redmoon defines courage as not having the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. “God, I am afraid, but give me the courage to push through my fears, the burdens of a passive spirit and the regret of my past failures.”

Continue reading...

#heartstone #lotr #wednesdaywisdom #courage___

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2017-05-31 13:20:52 (1 comments; 1 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

This is just too funny, probably because it is so spot-on ;)

#heartstone #lol

This is just too funny, probably because it is so spot-on ;)

#heartstone #lol___

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2017-05-30 19:02:25 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s; )Open 

"What the son may never get when the dad walks out that door...." -Fathers in the Field

#heartstone #DadsDoMatter

"What the son may never get when the dad walks out that door...." -Fathers in the Field

#heartstone #DadsDoMatter___

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2017-05-30 19:01:02 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s; )Open 

Why Planning And Providing Are So Important

At week eight of our Stepping Up series with our church men’s group we dug into the importance of planning and providing. Something that not too many men think about or do.

We are told that a man is to provide for his family, right? The challenge facing most men today is that they don’t even know what authentic manhood looks like because their fathers didn’t model it out for them. I know because I was lost in this area. My father was not that compass for me growing up and a boy without a “compass” is like an explorer without a map!

Do you know what it means to provide for your family? Do you have a plan for your family?

Some do, but many don’t. Let’s dive into planning and providing — and why it’s so important.

Continue reading...

#heartstone #planning #tuesdaymotivation

Why Planning And Providing Are So Important

At week eight of our Stepping Up series with our church men’s group we dug into the importance of planning and providing. Something that not too many men think about or do.

We are told that a man is to provide for his family, right? The challenge facing most men today is that they don’t even know what authentic manhood looks like because their fathers didn’t model it out for them. I know because I was lost in this area. My father was not that compass for me growing up and a boy without a “compass” is like an explorer without a map!

Do you know what it means to provide for your family? Do you have a plan for your family?

Some do, but many don’t. Let’s dive into planning and providing — and why it’s so important.

Continue reading...

#heartstone #planning #tuesdaymotivation___

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2017-05-30 13:53:43 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

Chasing The Wind

"No matter how much we accumulate, or how much we accomplish, it never seems like it is enough. The truth is that we were created with one missing piece. That missing piece cannot be imitated, remanufactured, simulated, or gone without. If you want to live your life to its fullest, then you need to fill your life with the only piece you were created without…. Your decision to choose God as your best friend. Don’t live one more day struggling to find the answers to all your questions. Fill your life with the missing piece and all your questions will be answered." -Rick Evans

#heartstone #TuesdayMotivation

Chasing The Wind

"No matter how much we accumulate, or how much we accomplish, it never seems like it is enough. The truth is that we were created with one missing piece. That missing piece cannot be imitated, remanufactured, simulated, or gone without. If you want to live your life to its fullest, then you need to fill your life with the only piece you were created without…. Your decision to choose God as your best friend. Don’t live one more day struggling to find the answers to all your questions. Fill your life with the missing piece and all your questions will be answered." -Rick Evans

#heartstone #TuesdayMotivation___

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2017-05-30 13:52:00 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

Couldn't have said it better myself ;)

#heartstone #quote #manup

Couldn't have said it better myself ;)

#heartstone #quote #manup___

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2017-05-26 17:59:26 (1 comments; 4 reshares; 16 +1s; )Open 

"Wear your wedding ring. I don't care if it's uncomfortable or inconvenient. I understand the argument that wearing it doesn't make you more faithful. I understand some jobs require you to take it off for a time. But let's not forget, your wedding ring isn't to remind you that you're married. I'm pretty sure you're aware of that... Instead, it's a public symbol that you are off-limits to others. Other culture's have other symbols to indicate married and single status. But a spouse carrying no symbol in a culture that clearly has one, sends the wrong message to others, to your spouse, and to yourself. God makes it clear, if you're married, your body and your heart are not your own. You are spiritual property to one another. So, wear your ring. Protect your marriage. And let people see the boundary that sits on your finger." -Dale Partridge
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"Wear your wedding ring. I don't care if it's uncomfortable or inconvenient. I understand the argument that wearing it doesn't make you more faithful. I understand some jobs require you to take it off for a time. But let's not forget, your wedding ring isn't to remind you that you're married. I'm pretty sure you're aware of that... Instead, it's a public symbol that you are off-limits to others. Other culture's have other symbols to indicate married and single status. But a spouse carrying no symbol in a culture that clearly has one, sends the wrong message to others, to your spouse, and to yourself. God makes it clear, if you're married, your body and your heart are not your own. You are spiritual property to one another. So, wear your ring. Protect your marriage. And let people see the boundary that sits on your finger." -Dale Partridge

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