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forest park

This is Your Year

Here’s my invitation to you: keep going the good direction you’re going and live significantly, deliberately, powerfully, and purposefully. More

15 Comments / Jan 20, 2015
Nacho

Of Nacho Libre, Christmas, Billy Graham, and You

This Christmas — it’s not about baptism by forced dunking. It’s about following a leader who’d be a bit suspect in a lot of churches today. More

23 Comments / Dec 16, 2014
greener grass

Dealing with Discontentment and the Myth of Greener Grass

Absolute perfection exists somewhere–doesn’t it? More

12 Comments / Dec 09, 2014
Peace 5

This Christmas season: a betting man’s guide to peace on earth

A changed heart is what I want for myself. It’s what I hope you want for yourself. Change starts with you and me More

12 Comments / Dec 02, 2014
Old Door II

Are you missing out on a great thing by being a reactionary?

In a quest for sincerity, are you missing out on something really good? More

6 Comments / Nov 25, 2014
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4 ways to know if you should confront

We’re bound to disagree with people from time to time. So, should you confront or not? More

12 Comments / Nov 18, 2014
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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.