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Having made you aware of all the books I read in 2019, I thought I would also share with you a few of the books which caught me by surprise. It’s not that I expect to read bad books; in fact, I do all in my power to not read bad books. Nevertheless, the books I’m going to mention were either unheralded or unheard of (to me) and thus
First posted January 17, 2009:Football is a game of territory, of field position. So much preparation and planning focuses on the lines. Running plays, pass routes, defensive drops. They all take the lines on the field and the distances they demarcate as crucial to successful performance. And we all should know the games are won and lost on THE
Another years has flown by and in its wake are a fewer books read than I had hoped but a good pile of books nonetheless. At the beginning of each year for 10 years I have blogged about the reading I did the previous year. You can read those other posts
First posted January 13, 2009:I get the opportunity to do a fair bit of motivational speaking. I feel privileged to use the platform I have to try and share something positive with other people. Jerry Bridges shares some interesting things about motivation in his book The Pursuit of Holiness. In the chapter Holiness and Our Wills Bridges has