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New Book Idea - I Can't Sell Ice To An Eskimo

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Introduction - I Want To Be A Salesman!

When I was a kid my dad asked me a question. He asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I quickly responded as if I already had my whole life planned out. I told him with great enthusiasm, that I,  wanted to be an ice cream man! He chuckled and said, “Son, you can’t make money selling ice cream.” I thought to myself, who said anything about making money, no, I wanted the free ice cream.

As I grew older, my dad would continue to ask me the same question, “Son, what do you want to do when you grow up?”  I think my dad questioned me just to see if I had my head on straight. I know this only because as a father I do the same with my two kids.

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What's Your Noise?

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Today I have a question for you. A question to ponder and a question to share if you would like. My question for you today is: Are you living a life beyond ordinary, or are you just existing ("same thing, different day" mentality)?

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God Leaves Bread Crumbs

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Many of us find ourselves lost, broken and afraid. Not just once but throughout our lives. The great thing about God is He leaves bread crumbs. Bread crumbs to find our way home. At Whispering Winds in Julian I had the great pleasure to share what these bread crumbs look like in his life.

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Marriage is Like Golf

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Marriage is Like Golf

This is an abstract from "God Made Me Pick Up Underwear, Finding Faith In Unusual Places." "Remember, you wooed her to get her; you better woo her to keep her." With a title like that, I hope I grabbed a larger audience of men out there. Marriage, like golf, is very humbling. I don’t play golf all that often, but when I do, it’s always the same. At some point in the round, I hit that ball so well it makes me say “Wow! I did that?” Then I do it again and start thinking, PGA, here I come. Once...

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