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The Secret of Being Courageous

I realized what it all was—and a shot of adrenaline streaked through me. That feeling you get when a snake darts across your path. More

7 Comments / Jun 01, 2016
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The Prayer of Leica

Anne Lamott describes how three of the best prayers anyone can offer to God are HELP, THANKS, and WOW. I’d like to add one more to the list … More

18 Comments / May 10, 2016
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Choose the Clearest Path

Let us not be people who weasel our way into success. Whenever possible, let us succeed clearly and boldly. More

10 Comments / Apr 12, 2016
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What does a 30-year friendship look like?

I bet you’ve got some great life long friends. Tell me about them. More

18 Comments / Mar 01, 2016
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Three all-important questions to ask your spouse for a stronger marriage

E-mail this post to your spouse with a smiley emoticon attached and say “SWEETIE, I LOVE YOU TO THE MOON AND BACK. LET’S TALK.” More

7 Comments / Feb 02, 2016
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Tell Me about Yourself (+ big book giveaway)

This is me, Marcus Brotherton, a guy with books on the brain. Who are you and what’s your life like? More

49 Comments / Jan 11, 2016
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HI, I'M MARCUS BROTHERTON,

the bestselling author or coauthor of more than 25 books. Welcome to my blog. Thoreau pointed out how too many people lead lives of quiet desperation. Their lives are bland and meaningless, or they make choices that trap them in despair and darkness. By contrast, I want to help people lead lives of excellence. Meet here regularly for powerful stories and insight into how to live and lead well.