Founding Fathers

Through Not Around

We must work through our problems, not around them. Through is a process, around is avoidance. The path through is always harder and possibly longer. It requires patience, self-control, as well as accountability. Working through problems is ‘pain with a purpose.’ Working around problems is a sign of immaturity or possibly lacking necessary life experiences, …

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Burn the Boats

In the year 1519, Hernán Cortés, with some 500+ Spaniards and a dozen or so horses, landed in Mexico. The Spanish conquistador and his men were about to embark on a conquest of an empire that hoarded some of the world’s greatest treasure of gold, silver and precious jewels. Cortés was aware that for more …

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