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Why Many Christians Don't Fulfill Their God-Given Purpose

The more people I talk to the more I realize that there are countless Christians frustrated because they long to fulfill their God-given purpose but don’t know how to go from revelation to reality. It’s not surprising, given that…
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3 Ways God Calls You into Your Purpose

Have you ever wondered what you were created to be? I certainly have. I spent many years of my life raising a family, running a business, and otherwise enjoying life, but there always felt like there was something missing. I often pondered…
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How to Find Your Calling in Life

As a counselor and speaker, people ask me all the time, “How did you find your calling in life? Did you always know what God wanted you to do?” For a long time, I had no idea what God’s purpose for me was, but I remember the day…
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How to Honor a Toxic Mother

The mother-child relationship is one of warmth, nurturing, patience and love--or so it ought to be. Unfortunately, not everyone experiences such support from their mother. If you have been raised by a toxic parent, you know how hurtful…
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How to Forgive Someone Who Doesn't Deserve It

The most difficult part of forgiveness for most people is letting go of the anger. Especially when the person who has hurt you denies that they have done anything wrong. Perhaps they have repeatedly hurt you. Maybe they broke your trust.…
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How to Deal With a Toxic Mother (God's Way)

The mother-child relationship can be complicated. But what do you do when the woman who should nurture and support you is the source of your pain? Let me be clear: All mothers make mistakes. God knows I’ve made my fair share! But mistakes…
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How to Pray Prayers That Get Answered

Prayer is a crucial part of your relationship with God, yet it’s tempting to neglect this vital communication because it can sometimes feel like your prayers just bounce off the sky. If this is happening to you, you are likely making prayer…
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The Fastest Way Out of God’s Waiting Room

Have you ever waited on something so long that you wondered if God forgot about you? I’ve never been one to wait well, but there was one time in my life that was especially trying my patience. It was several years after my divorce…
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Discover Your God-Given Purpose in 2019

Do you struggle to discover your God-given purpose in life? If so, you’re not alone. After having devoted my life to fitness for decades, I found myself starting to feel like I was wasting my talents. I’ll confess, at the time…
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How To Keep Family Members From Stealing Your Joy

How to Keep Family Members From Stealing Your Joy You’re not responsible for someone else’s behavior. That was an eye opening revelation for me 20 years ago. In the past I would think that I could control someone else feelings and…