Michael K Personal Development, Spirituality 9 Comments

From time to time, I enjoy featuring other voices here on the blog that I believe will contribute to your personal growth and development. In the past, I’ve featured content from Pastor Steven Furtick and today’s post entitled 100% once again comes from him.  If you aren’t already familiar with Pastor Furtick, he is the founder and lead pastor of Elevation Church based in Charlotte, NC. He is also the New York Times® Best Selling author of Crash the Chatterbox, Greater, and Sun Stand Still. For more great content from Pastor Furtick like the post below, be sure to check out his daily blog by clicking here. 100% …

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Can You Overcome Approval Addiction? Absolutely!

Michael K Personal Development, Spirituality 4 Comments

“You can be the ripest, juiciest peach in the world, and there’s still going to be somebody who hates peaches.” – Dita Von Teese For years, I battled with approval addiction. Time and again I performed—looking to avoid rejection and gain others’ acceptance. If you’ve ever been there you know there’s always One more pound to gain… One more pound to lose. One more habit to start… One more habit to break. Performing for acceptance never ends! It feels like a hamster running on its wheel—constantly active but never making …

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What Do You See: Giants or God?

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Whenever you are faced with an obstacle in life, what matters most in that moment is your perspective. In 1 Samuel 17, the Philistine giant Goliath stood face to face against the Israeli army. Day after day, Goliath approached God’s people shouting intimidating threats over and over again. It’s now thousands of years later and Satan is still shouting threats to us in our minds every single day. “You will never be able to afford _________…” “You will never be __________ enough to ____________…” “You will never outlast _____________…” What …

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6 Ways To Know You’re Growing As A Christian

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Today, my newborn baby girl Meeghan is celebrating her one-month old birthday. And over the course of these last four weeks, her mother and I have been amazed at how quickly her little body is growing. While growth of our physical bodies seems to almost happen unconsciously, spiritual growth on the other hand does not. Spiritual growth requires intentionality and effort. It is only through a combination of discipline and patience that we will find ourselves becoming more and more like Christ. Which begs that we ask ourselves questions like …

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Monkey See, Monkey Do

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“Now there was a famine in the land, and Abram went down to Egypt to dwell there, for the famine was severe in the land.” – Genesis 12:10 (NKJV) “There was a famine in the land, besides the first famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went to Abimelech king of the Philistines, in Gerar. Then the Lord appeared to him and said: ‘Do not go down to Egypt; live in the land of which I shall tell you. Dwell in this land, and I will be …

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