CROWELL ON SECOND GUESSING 

The second of two WOH's on the destructive habit of second guessing oneself. The biggest little word in the English language is the word "if." Two letters that can make a big impact.  "If" can be used in various ways: 1. An...

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THE SNAKE LINE

A powerful solution to stop worry, fear, self-pity, and other forms of negative behavior. I happened to hear a portion of a sermon about not controlling your thoughts and emotions.   Babies can't control their emotions. This is acceptable. It is...

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TO COMPARE IS TO DESPAIR

"If you want to feel inferior, look at someone above you. If you want to feel superior, look at someone beneath you."  - Walt King Susie's dad was a wise man. He grew up in the Great Depression. He rode...

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SECOND GUESSING IS UNPROFITABLE

"We should have won that game.” - New York Mets Terry Collins Reading USA Today Sports, Bob Nightengale’s interview with Manager Collins brought me back to the Royals-Giants game 5.  Matt Harvey took a 2-0 lead into the ninth. Collins was...

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NEVER LOSE YOUR DREAMS

The four P’s - Psalms, purpose, prayer & power. Dr. Shann Ferch tells the following story. One day my dad took me to Circle, Montana to visit his dad. Grandpa was living in a small shack. He was an alcoholic. It was...

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FINISH STRONG

"Work hard and continue to struggle.” - Timothy Last week a friend sent me a text with this question, "Why do we have to struggle?” Honestly, my first thought was, “why should we not have to struggle?” This beautiful, magnificent thing...

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WHOSE SLAVE AM I?

"You can't break a bad habit by throwing it out the window. You've got to walk it slowly (and deliberately) down the stairs." When people purchase my book, Meet My Head Coach, I encourage them to read chapter 10 first. The...

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WORDS AND THE WORD

Webster defines Word as a "Single, distinct meaningful element of speech or writing used with other words or sometimes alone to form a sentence." Words fascinate me. Etymology, the study of the history of words, is a hobby of mine. These...

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ENOUGH IS GOOD ENOUGH

"The Lord is my shepherd I shall not want, I have everything I need, all I really want is God." – Crowell It's been said that when John D Rockefeller was asked how much money was enough, he replied, “just...

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EXAMINATION OF THE HEART

The Psalmist said, "The Lord knows everything about us." Imagine being able to say, "You know everything about me, even before I say it, and exclaim, such knowledge is too wonderful!" In my experience, I know we don't know everything to be...

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