LOGIC AND EMOTIONS

Most people make emotional decisions and try to justify them with logic. The crucial decision-making question is, "Am I making an emotional or a logical decision?" The ideal is when emotions and logic match up, yet in reality, this is a...

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DEATH

"You aren't ready to live until you are ready to die.” — Ray Eberle My days in the book of Matthew completed. The last chapters are like the last days of our lives. Death is the reality. What is it about death that makes...

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THE GIFT OF CHOICE

Three choices; two usually poor ones! As a young coach at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks my college president taught me a lesson for life. Years later I discovered choice was God's unique gift to humankind. No other creation on...

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RESCUED

Who is most grateful? The one rescued or the one who does the rescuing? Going back to the four pillars that form the foundation for one's belief system: Control your Environment - choice of people. Psalm 1 Crucial Others...

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LOVE TRUMPS ALL

One of my favorite hobbies is playing cards with friends. Bridge, Hearts, Pinochle, Casino, 10 To 1, Rummy and Cribbage are all card games I like.  Knowledge of the game rules is the first step to being a winner. Card smarts...

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WHO DO YOU SAY I AM?

The most important question ever asked of me was in September 1966. "Coach, before I leave, can I ask you a question?" "Yes, of course," I answered.  Thinking I was getting another basketball question, Dyson floored me when asked, "What do you think about Jesus...

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VAN GOGH – LOVING PEOPLE

Some amazing quotes by one of my favorite artists: "I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people." "Keep your love of nature, for that is the true way to understand art more and more." Vincent Van Gogh’s...

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JOY IS A PRECIOUS CHRISTMAS GIFT

A man has joy by the answer of his mouth - Proverbs 15:23 This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being a force of nature instead...

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WORLD OF PEOPLE AND THINGS

“If you love things more than people you will use people to get things, if you love people more than things you will use things to help people.” One of my favorite men gave up his high school football job...

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GAME ON – Win the Moment!

Basketball has taught me that victory comes when you bounce back from difficulty. Lifeball is a far tougher game to play than basketball. Psalm 100 is my bedrock to come back from a rough day. I enter His gates with thanksgiving....

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