Tag Archives: Faith

Saying Goodbye to My Friend Paul

On Monday November the 25, 2019, I received a text from my client and good friend, Mary Durie.  She said that if I wanted to see Paul again, it would need to be soon.  Paul had been battling liver cancer … Continue reading

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A Thank You Long Overdue

Early on Friday morning July 14, 1995, my phone rang and it was my Dad.  I was getting ready for work and his call came as a surprise.  Somehow, I knew before he told me the reason for the call.  … Continue reading

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Prayers for My Friend Damon

In March of 2019, in our daily staff meeting, I was directed to reach out to a new member named Damon Taylor. Damon had just recently joined and had not gone through his new member orientation. He had expressed interest … Continue reading

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Prayers For My Friend Paul

As a fitness professional, I meet all kinds of people and I’ve been blessed to work with a wide assortment of clients. In mid 2018, my boss asked me to reach out to a lady who was looking for a … Continue reading

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Swing the Axe!

From my perspective as a master fitness professional, one of the biggest challenges people struggle with is a lack of belief.  Those desiring weight loss especially tend to lack the belief that they can make the lifestyle changes needed and … Continue reading

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The Phone Call That Changed Everything

My long time mentor, Andy Andrews, started an online coaching club called Unshakable Entrepreneur a year or so ago which has turned out to be a great and positive influence in my life.  Part of the platform includes periodic special … Continue reading

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What’s Your Excuse?

The following is the story of how two unlikely individuals provided for a massive shift in perspective on my part and for that I will always be grateful… On March 4th of this year I had surgery on my right … Continue reading

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The Treasures from Trials

My pastor’s “Daily Word” is an email devotional that he publishes Monday through Friday each week.  The message the day following my MRI reading and the scheduling of my shoulder & bicep surgery couldn’t have been more timely.  The theme … Continue reading

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Ever Jump to a False Conclusion?

Every jump to a false conclusion?  People are often prone to forming opinions before having all the facts.  In our instant gratification society, I think impatience has a lot to do with this often destructive tendency.  Further, most people tend … Continue reading

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Life Lessons From Mom

In honor of my Mom and to all the Mom’s around the world, the following is a tribute.  My Mom taught me so much as a child and many of these lessons have stayed with me for life. A few … Continue reading

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