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I Am Less Concerned About What Others Think Than I Ever Have Been

There's something inspiring about heretical thinkers.

I am far more concerned with what God thinks than I am with what humans think. When you push yourself hard, in a righteous direction, many will feel uncomfortable. Take Jesus, Martin Luther King, Joan of Arc, Steve Jobs.

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Dear Son Be Very Careful With Your Pride

Serving others when you would rather relax is the cost of admission.
Adults relax a bit while the students learn to serve.
To serve. To strive. And not to yield.

Dear Son, I am not a prideful man. Guard your confidence with humility. Let humility rain supreme. You will almost always know when to showcase your pride, and do it ever so briefly. For example, when you become a Father, Grandfather, or achieve a significant milestone – recognize the significance, bask briefly, then return quickly to a humble servanthood.

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Dear Son, The Other Dynamic Fueling My Writing Is The Dedication I’ve Shown To Not Crossing Any Lines

Doing the right things for the right reasons is always the best policy.

Dear Son, the other significant dynamic fueling a renewed sense of writing adventure is how utterly dedicated I’ve been in writing so prolifically, yet so appropriately, as to never cross any lines – no conflict of interest. Ever. Period.

Insight: Having a compelling purpose in life allows you to find a way around every obstacle. It also hones your patience.

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