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Win Like West

I need to introduce you to a really cool kid I know.  Well, at sixteen years old, he’s hardly a kid anymore – much more like a young man headed into adulthood. I first got to know Westley Burrington when he was about nine or ten years old.  For those of you who have heard my story, you may remember…

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Failure, Hope and Second Chances

A couple of weeks ago my buddy Dave asked my wife Gina and I to participate in a marriage podcast.  Not only is Dave a great friend, but the podcast that One Flesh Awakening produces contains some really great stuff.  We fully agreed to be a part of the process. Going through the podcast archives, it’s fascinating to see how…

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Sometimes You Just Gotta Roll With The Marshmallows

We’re all creatures of habit.  Think about it.  Most of us sat at the same lunch table in high school.  We park in the same general area in the office parking lot.  In fact, if you think about it, you most likely use the same restroom stall at work as well.  We sit in the same section in church on…

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A Dramatic Accomplishment

Editor’s Note:  We are honored today to feature a guest post by a very talented writer and proud father, Tim Shaw.  Last week, Tim’s son Chase graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in Theatre.  In the days leading up to the graduation ceremony, Tim posted some thoughts on his Facebook page.  He has graciously given us permission to share…

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Adopting the “I Can” Mindset

Editor’s Note:  We are honored today to feature a guest post from a very gifted writer and blogger, Rebekah Canonico.  Rebekah, a member of the Integress Solutions Tribe, wrote this after noticing a posting on our Facebook page that said, “Success comes in CAN’S, not CAN’TS.”  I have a three-year-old son named Caleb. He is bright, funny, passionate, and quite charming….

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Lemonade Lessons From a Third Grade Entrepreneur

“We were young, but we had good advice and good ideas and lots of enthusiasm.” – Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft         I need to introduce you to Gabriella.  She is eight years old and in the third grade.  She likes Eggo Cinnamon Toast Waffles, the movie Soul Surfer, and talking to herself when she’s in the…

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