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Why You Should Get Your Hopes Up

“Don’t get your hopes up.” Have you ever thought about why we say that? I mean, I realize that nobody likes to be disappointed. But is disappointment really the end of the world? I’ve prided myself on being a pretty steady guy. I’m a rock of stability, if you will. I don’t get too excited […]

Daddy Issues: A Story Of Rejection

Can rejection ever be a good thing? I never thought it could but experience has taught me differently. There is a direct correlation to a lack of protection from our fathers and a fear of rejection. In my last post, I explained how fathers are intended to teach us to take risks. When we don’t feel […]

Daddy Issues: Protection

I’ve never been in a fight. Well technically that’s not true. I was in two fights that both consisted of wild swinging with not a single blow landed by either side. To this day it’s safe to say that I’m a lover and not much of a fighter. My dad didn’t teach me to fight…or […]

Daddy Issues: 3 Foundations of a Father

What was your relationship like with your father? That’s the first question I ask when dealing with issues of fear. Some immediately squirm. Others frown and cross their arms. Some smile and say that the relationship was great. But very few know the full impact of this relationship to their lives. Once you understand what […]