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    Dissatisfied With The Satisfying

    “What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Don’t complain.” – Maya Angelou Today is a good a time as any to confess something to all of you: I complain. A lot. What’s funny, is I don’t even notice I’m complaining most of the time. But my wife does. My friends do. Strangers hear it. As the years have moved on, I’ve grown into more and more of an introvert. I’m not sure why that is. I guess I’ve just experienced so much heartache and so many struggles that I just don’t…

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    You Can’t Live Without Them, And Other Lies

    Relationships can be great. They can be healing, they can be fulfilling. They can be conduits for love and affection. They can be mechanisms for collaboration and teamwork. On the flip side, relationships can be the Trojan horse carrying toxin into your life. They can destroy you, slowly, while portraying the illusion they are the best thing for you. Many years ago, I was an easily-manipulated and quite dense young man. I surrounded myself with friends and family who I thought had my best interests in mind, and who I thought only wanted to see me succeed. I clung to these relationships because I didn’t know they were bad for…

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    Letting Go To Reach Out

    The last year and a half has been rough for me. Between personal and business matters, life has felt like a chaotic storm. I’m finally coming out of the haze, and there’s lessons I learned during my time in the eye of the storm. Valuable lessons. Most who read this blog know I don’t care for being back in Arizona. Stepping out in faith to move to San Francisco was rough. It was even harder – for me, anyway – to move back here to Arizona. Ultimately, I didn’t want to. But when God calls you somewhere, you go. I don’t want to get swallowed by a whale, nor do…