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“Live Life Like You Mean It”

T.J. Addington’s, “Live Like You Mean It: The 10 Crucial Questions that Will Help You,” was worth reading.  It was very personal and was the culmination of going through hard times and nearly dying from a rare strain of pneumonia.  Going through a near death experience certainly gives your life clarity and Addington spent the next year while he was going through rehabilitation writing, “Live Like You Mean It.”  It’s been said that everyone ought to live life as if they are terminal

He writes about a professor by the name of Randy Pausch who was diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer who wrote a book, “The Last Lecture,” which was a culmination of lessons learned from his life experience.  Millions of people were influenced by his book.   I got the sense that T.J. Addington had the same thing in mind when he wrote this book since it really gets at some of the important issues in life. Continue reading

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“Walls: Why Everybody’s Stuck (and nobody has to be)”

Ryan Rush’s book, “WALLS: Why Everybody’s Stuck (and nobody has to be)” defines a wall as a unhealthy mindset that keeps you from living life the way God intends. He equates every negative and destructive thought as a BRICK that your building your wall. Our thoughts are extremely powerful. Proverbs 23 says, “As a man thinks… so he becomes,” and Rush is right when he teaches that a lot of us put ourselves in prisons of our making by our destructive mindsets. Rush gives many examples of walls (doubt, fear, shame, bitterness, anger, resentment, etc. ) that people face. What adds a lot of credibility to the book is how Rush’s honesty with the battles and struggles that he has faced and is currently facing with walls in his life.

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