50 | St. Francis de Sales Continues to Amaze!

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Everything pertains to love! That’s the title of a new Papal letter out on St. Francis de Sales, Totum Amoris Est, published on the 400-yr anniversary of the death of de Sales. It inspired us. St. Francis’ description of the love of God uses emotional language instead of dry philosophical arguments. It’s striking how de Sales…

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49 | Goals: The Art and Science of Setting Goals Part II

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Life goals are so important! Without goals, momentum starts to take over your life. You live in reaction mode. Your past controls your future. Your day-to-day life blocks your bigger questions about what your life goals are.  What are you going to put on the table? Because God is waiting to help you bring your…

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48 | Goals: The Art and Science of Setting Goals Part I

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The question for goals is: What is the harvest that you want? Goals are all about the Law of the Farm: you plan, you prepare the field by removing rocks and tilling, you plant, you water, you do the right things in the right season, and finally you harvest. Goals engage the law of the…

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47| Goals: Because the Rest of Your Life Matters

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“Why Goals?” Because the rest of your life matters. Grab that mindset. Often we are merely coping. Striving to do what is necessary and carve out a little “life” in between. When we believe that the rest of our life matters in terms of what we live, do, say, and be – we have a…

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46| Goals: Why they fail and what to do

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“Why can’t I achieve this goal?” There are a lot of reasons. For example, we don’t always set the right goals. And when we set them, we don’t always have a clear sense of what it will actually be like to achieve them. Also, we have a bunch of unspoken goals that we’re already working…

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