PLAYING IT WELL: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JACK OLEARY PART I
It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. Life was perfect. And then life changed. It always does. When life changes in this way, we can beg and plead to go back to the way things were. Feeling entitled to that reality. Waiting for someone to wave the magic wand and put things back to normal; back to the way life was.
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Fear is rooted in what may happen, something that does not even exist in reality. We're afraid of who we think we're not. The opposite is true, too. Stagnation is the first step to your grave. What if every moment was seen as a miracle? What if each interaction was seen not from the perspective of what might go wrong next, but from one certain that the best is yet to come? Or love. What will you choose? Reporters are experts at this. The little things.
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In waiting for the big moments—the vacations, the retirements, the birthdays—we risk missing the experiences of life most worthy of celebrating. Your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great, and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties, and talents become alive, and you discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be. Frequently those two words that originated in love shift through the years to three words based in fear: I have to.
And we all face that choice many times throughout the day. Do something out of obligation, out of fear, out of I have to. Or do it out of joy, out of love, out of I want to. Think about it for a moment. Wanting to do something is so much more liberating than having to do something. My responsibility level is different today, but I still wish I had more spontaneity in my life. Your house is on fire, all living things and people are out. You have the opportunity to run in and grab one item. What would it be?
Our wedding albums. I don't know where our negatives are! You are sitting on a bench overlooking a gorgeous beach. You have the opportunity to have a long conversation with anyone living or dead. Who would it be? Christine Caine. She is one of the most infectious, bold people I've met. I love hearing her talk about Jesus. Listen here. What advice would you give your year-old self?
Don't worry. You've got a great life in this next decade so enjoy. How do you want yours to read? Be a person that other people are influenced by; be truthful, be strong, and be humble. Error - There was an error with your download request. Try again later.
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Show Info. Save Episode. Episode Info Episode Info: Rachel Cruze helps people learn the proper ways to handle money and stay out of debt. In fact, the Ramsey family filed for bankruptcy the year before she was born. We never had allowance as kids, we worked on commission. Looking back, it was such a gift. As a mom, I get that its exhausting to have kids do things they don't want to do. But man it pays off!
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I've met 20, 30, 40 year olds that don't understand you have to work to make money. Its a foundational principle parents can teach kids. Don't get bogged down looking at statements.