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7 reasons why you don’t pray – #2

LAZINESS Through laziness, the rafters sag; because of idle hands, the house leaks. Ecclesiastes 10:18 NIV Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established: Proverbs 24:3 KJV Building a house of prayer in your life is developing a lifestyle of prayer. Building a house of prayer in a church is establishing […]

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7 Reasons Why You Don’t Pray – # 1

You think you are alright. I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot: I would you were cold or hot. So then because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spew you out of my mouth. Because you say, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need […]

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Flowers in the wild! – Blessed women’s day

  There’s a piece of undeveloped land next to our office. On my lunch walks there I’ve noticed the beautiful, bright flowers that color disparate spots in the untamed grass. For some reason, I’ve been stopping…and taking shots.  It came into perspective when I realized it was women’s day. The flowers stand out, colouring the […]

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Vision…then faith

Vision is the material that gets you started.  Your feet don’t move until you can see.  I have long used the example that your feet intuitively find the brake pedal when visibility drops in bad weather.  You slow down movement according to the quality of your sight – from high speed to dead still. Vision is the […]

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Everyday matters – starter principles

Live everyday according to your identity and the mandate for your life.  You may want to run for president in ten years, then every single decision you made on a daily basis will matter.   Where you went, what you tweeted, what you posted on facebook – the internet has a long memory. So, even if you […]

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Starters are (humble) questioners – starter principles

Being a starter means taking initiative. It means refusing to conform to the status quo. The world is more colorful than black and white – there is more than one way to do things and there is nothing that cannot be questioned. The very best ideas based on legitimate principle are not afraid of questions […]

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Starters are questioners – starter principles

Starters are questioners. They ask quest(ions) that get them started on a journey toward answers. Solutions yield to questioners not conformers. But questioners need not be rebellious or dishonoring to their predecessors. Starters understand that they are merely building on the success of those before them. So a starter must have a healthy honour for […]

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Publishing a typo to the world – starter principles

Needless to say, the title I’ve used is quite risky.  I could publish a typo while warning about publish (sic) a typo…  So why did I take the risk? Well, because publishing or shipping your work is more important than perfection.  So – shipping your work is a clear priority but there are lessons to […]

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Vision and faith – starter principles

Vision is what inspires your feet to move toward the achievement of the things you hope for.  You could not begin without an inspiring future to go to. To continue, inspiration must graduate to faith. Faith is conviction of the reality of the things you hope for.  With faith, you are no longer hoping – you […]

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Ignition – starter principles

Starters always need a spark, an ignition.  As a leader, you are basically a fire 🔥 starter.  A fire starter needs to be set on fire before he can set others on fire.  It’s imperative that you never have a low day.  Motivation  is one of the currencies of achievement.  You must consistently and deliberately surround […]

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