Off-Topic: When Death Comes Suddenly…



Well, today was a fascinating day today.  I dealt with a partial death in my home.


My famed laptop died (or may be dying).  You never realize just HOW much we depend on technology until it’s gone. 

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Breaking News! You Will Never Be Miss Universe 2013!


Ah, yes…the time has come again therefore millions of women run to the television to experience the emotional intoxicating event of the year (next to American football’s Super bowl), Miss Universe 2013.  Truth be told, the women who watch the show will most likely feel like they don’t add up to Miss Universe.

News flash.

You don’t need to.  The only one you have to compete with is yourself.  Not the latest runway model, movie star, or sports figure.  The only one you will face in the mirror is yourself.  The only goal you need to set transforming yourself into a stronger version of you (as I like to say You 2.0).

Why watch someone else’s dreams come true when you can go out and with God’s help, make them come true.  Who knows?  Maybe you star on television as the next person for everyone to watch sharing your success story.

Who is/was a role model that you wanted to copy?

Share your comments below. 🙂


Is Your Otter Sabotaging Your Fitness Efforts?


Ever heard of these animals before?

Lion, Otter, Golden Retriever, and Beaver?

I am sure you have seen them.  Now before you think I have gone off the deep end (which I have occasionally), at least read this post before you dismiss my madness.

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Fearless Friday: What Is Your Sastrugi?


Happy Fearless Friday, Adventurers!

Are you going through struggles now? Be encouraged! The struggle is part of the process!  Listen to the below podcast link and embrace your sastrugi!

“I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.” – Philippians 4:13

What Is Your Sastrugi? (Click on the play button next to the title “Sastrugi Happens). 🙂


Fearless Friday: The Death of Fear


What are you really afraid of?

Think about this for a moment.

When you were little, were you afraid of the dark? What about as a teen? How about as an adult?

The best acronym I have seen for fear is this:

F.E.A.R. = False Evidence Appearing Real.

Author Susan Jeffers released a ground-breaking book entitled “Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway.”

The only way to cure fear is to push through it. By God’s grace, only then can you truly reclaim your power.

What about you?

What fearless decision or act have you done recently? Leave your comment below!

P.S. Here is, in my humble opinion, the best commentary I have heard recently about fear. Watch the video below:


Thankful Thursday: Truly Wonderful

Today is Thankful Thursday!

No matter what is going on with your life, we still have the opportunity to see God’s goodness even in hard times. Just look at the morning skies and thank God for His goodness and the wonderful world we have.

What are you thankful for today? Leave a comment below. 🙂