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Speaker, Writer, Encourager

After becoming MVP and hitting a record number of home runs as a t-baller at age 9, I lost my ability to hit home runs and my dreams of a professional baseball career never materialized. Now decades later, I’m thrilled to be hitting home runs in areas I call “Calendar, Cash, & Calling,” and I’m excited to share what God has taught me. Don’t get stranded at third base—this blog is all about making it home in these critical areas of your life.

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Friday Inspiration

Contentment comes when money and financial decisions do not control  a person’s thoughts. In other words, contentment comes with an attitude about money that is totally free from worry and anxiety caused by any possible use or misuse of money; therefore, content individuals can sleep like a baby.

Biblical Financial Planning “A Biblical Worldview of Personal Finance”, Ron Blue and Dr. Justin M. Henegar

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To make a difference in someone’s life, you do not have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful, or perfect. You just have to care.

Mandy Hale, American Author, Blogger and Speaker…

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Each of us, with all of our triumphs and failures, joys and heartbreaks, scars and all, has been given an opportunity to make a difference in our world. Never underestimate what God can do with a life solely surrendered to Him.

Shadia Hrichi, Hagar, Rediscovering the God Who Sees Me

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“For God (The Greatest Lover) so loved (The Greatest Degree) the world (The Greatest Company) that He gave (The Greatest Act) His only Son (The Greatest Gift), that whoever (The Greatest Opportunity) believes (The Greatest Simplicity) in Him (The Greatest Attraction) should not perish (The Greatest Promise) but (The Greatest …

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Gratitude is a happy feeling you have about a giver because of his giving something to you or doing something good for you.

John Piper, Sermon Exerpt from “Grace, Gratitude, and the Glory of God”

Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 1981…

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God’s Part – Our Part

The other day I was sitting on the couch and my son Luke came up to me with a cup in his hand and mumbled something under his breath. I was watching TV so I didn’t fully hear him. I asked him to repeat what he said and he did, …

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Bottled Up

Isolation is one of the top tools the enemy uses to ruin our lives.  As we know, the enemy comes to “steal, kill and destroy.”  The Bible contains numerous examples, such as:

  • Eve – she was probably alone or at least away from Adam when the serpent tempted her.
  • David
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But God Powered Me Through

The days and hours after my Mom went to be with Jesus in September, 2014 was a very difficult time for me. Nicole and I got the news that she passed away while driving from our home in San Mateo to Bakersfield. We were racing down to see her before …

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The high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, the Holy One, says this: I live in that high and holy place where those with contrite, humble spirits dwell; and I refresh the humble and give new courage to those with repentant hearts.

Isaiah 57:15…

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