World Trade Center I-Beam

World Trade Center I-Beam Travels to Fort Collins, CO

Poudre Fire Authority (PFA) in Fort Collins, CO has been granted the privilege of owning one of the last pieces of a World Trade Center I-beam. The five-foot long, 3,500 pound piece of steel was part of one of the World Trade Center walls, and is one of the last pieces that is being given…

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What is Your Net Worth?

Our first reaction when asked this question triggers thoughts of our financial status. For this is what we’ve been taught – to determine our value based on our bank and investment accounts, houses, cars, and even jewelry. Our culture tells us, “You are what you have. If you have nothing, you are worth nothing.” At…

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2013 Health Checkup

At our church service this morning, the pastor spoke on 10 ways to know if we are healthy. Below are his points along with my thoughts interjected throughout. 10 Ways to Know If We’re Healthy When we don’t depend on others to create our own success.  We don’t hang around waiting to ride the coattails…

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Celebrating Dr. King’s Dream

As we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday holiday, I want to pass along an email I received from Dr. Willie Jolley’s Wealthy Ways Network. In his book It Only Takes A Minute To Change Your Life, Dr. Jolley shares some observations and lessons he got from Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” speech.…

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Gabby’s Leap of Faith

After Gabby Douglas was named the Associated Press 2012 Female Athlete of the Year, I wondered what lessons of success I could glean from this pint-sized teenager.   Delving into Gabby’s life, it quickly becomes obvious she is no normal teenager. Wise beyond her years, Gabby has already developed numerous trademarks of success which include:…

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Walking Out of the Katwe Slums

For a pre-teen girl scrounging for food in the Ugandan slums of Katwe, the offer of pushing around some black and white objects on a checkered board in exchange for porridge was impossible to pass up. This craving for food started Phiona Mutesi on a journey to becoming the youngest person ever to win the…

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An Honor to Honor our Veteran Dads

On this Veterans Day we thank God for the men and women who have supported our country through all the wars. Three of my brothers-in-law were members of the U.S. Navy and numerous extended family members are in the military or have served. Today I’d like to give special honor to my father and my…

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Why Do Bad Things Happen to Great People?

We often wonder “Why do bad things happen to such great people?” “Why does a child die before the parents?” “Why do parents die and leave behind young children?” Today my nephew’s wife, Jane, passed away from a brain aneurysm at age 34. She leaves behind a four-year-son and a three-month-old daughter. Jane was a…

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Eric LeGrand: Still bELieving in Miracles

Two years ago today Eric LeGrand probably began his day as any other. As a Rutgers University defensive lineman, he was most likely getting hyped for his game against Army. He had no idea the impact one play that day would have on his destiny. On a kick-off return Eric tackled the runner with the…

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Les Brown’s Steps to Living Your Dreams

In September, Willie Jolley interviewed motivational speaker Les Brown on his new SiriusXM Show. Les Brown has been named One of the Top Five Speakers In The World by Toastmasters International, inducted into The Speakers Hall of Fame, and recipient of the Prestigious Golden Gavel Award. How Les Brown got to this position in life is…

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