You Never Know…….

You never know the impact you may have on the life of a child. A rightly spoken word or a timely action, could literally, alter a child’s life. As we shift from adolescent to adult, as the years go by, most of us tend to lose the innocence, the beauty, and the purity of childhood. We tend to lose sight of the most important things, the most valuable things in life. A lot of us, lose sight of reality, the older we get. We forget childhood. We forget innocence. We forget the beauty. We forget the purity, of youth. We forget the dreams of yesteryear. We become negative, hurried, busied, stressed, and frustrated adults. People who live life going through the motions, because that’s what we “have” to do. Take a step back with me. Take a look back with me. Remember. Reflect. Step back to your younger years. Look back to who you were. Remember the excitement, the anticipation, the joy, of a life as a child. Reflect on your childhood dreams. So innocent. So beautiful. So pure. AMAZING. You are still that child. The innocence, beauty, and purity still exist, no matter what you have gone through, no matter how hurt you have been, no matter what you have suffered. You are still a child. There is still excitement. Still anticipation. There is still joy deep within your soul. Your dreams are still available. Attainable. You never know, until you try. You never know, until you take that step of faith. You never know, who you could be. You never know, how much you matter to the children around you. YOU MATTER. God has bestowed gifts, talents, and abilities to you. You are loved! The kids, the youth, the children in your life, they want you. They need you. They are starving for your love, affection, and attention. YOU MATTER. THEY MATTER. Let love flow. Let kindness flow. Allow yourself to be vulnerable. Accessible. Real. Allow yourself to dream, once again. Allow yourself to feel, once again. Allow yourself to matter, once again. Allow yourself to be a child, once again. Extend your hand to the hurting. The hurting child, children, in your life. Be a servant. A servant to the least of these. Boldly. Relentlessly. Fearlessly. Allow your life to be transformed by a child. Allow your life to transform a child. Be strong. Be open. Be an example. Be someone to follow. Today, tomorrow, and until you have breathed your last. Live life fully. Live life for the children. For the next generation. Be the reason. The reason a child has hope for a brighter tomorrow. You never know…….

Eric Hinman: Content Creator, Social Media Influencer, and Fitness Enthusiast

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-b2pum-a5989f

Eric Hinman is an entrepreneur on many fronts.  He is currently a content creator and social media influencer.  Eric is sponsored by and promotes brands such as, Vital Proteins, Lululemon, Optimum Nutrition, Rockin’ Protein, Saucony, YumButter, among many others.  He also owns a couple of restaurants and a gym in his home state of New York.  Eric is also an avid health and fitness enthusiast.  He has competed in triathlon and currently trains in the functional fitness space.  Eric has a wealth of experience as well as knowledge that he shares on this episode.  This recording takes place outside of Wonder, in downtown Boulder, Colorado.  It was a cloudy, chilly day, with a lot of car traffic and people passing buy during our interview, but we got it done!

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The Peaceful Warrior (Vegan MMA Fighter Caleb Crump)

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The Peaceful Warrior shares his journey from wrestling to MMA

The Natural Mind

I want to live in a routine.  I naturally want to live a life of comfort.  Knowing always what is next.  My mind wants routine.  My mind fights to remain comfortable.  The natural mind will do everything in its power to protect you, protect itself.  To preserve.  The natural mind will lead you astray.  The natural mind will lead you to a dead-end.  The natural mind will eventually destroy you.  You control your mind.  You fight your mind.  If so, you WILL win.

Isaiah Vidal’s Testimony

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Professional obstacle course racer Isaiah Vidal shares how God has been so gracious and merciful to him!

The Enemy

The greatest resistance in my life is fear.  The greatest enemy in my life is fear.  The greatest obstacle in my life is fear.  The greatest opportunity for me each day, is overcoming my fear.  Fear is real.  Fear isn’t real.  It all depends on how you perceive fear.  How you accept fear into your life.  How you respond to fear.  Fear is natural.  I don’t care who you are, how crazy or hard you think you are, you have fear.  We all have fear.  We all struggle with fears.  Take a step back though, and think about the reality of fear.  What is the reality of fear?  Why do we fear?  Why do we allow fear to hinder our lives?  Why do we allow fear to prevent us from reaching our full human potential?  Why do we allow fear to consume us?  Why do we allow fear to destroy us?  Fear can be overcome.  How?  Fear is simply a figment within our mind, within our imagination.  Essentially, within our minds, we make fear up.  We allow this figment to effect our being, our existence.  We allow fear to grab ahold of our mind, heart, and soul.  We allow fear to take root within us.  And once we allow fear in, it is an absolute cancer.  BUT, FEAR CAN BE DEFEATED!  Fear is an invisible enemy that CAN BE CONQUERED!  What does it take?  It takes willingness.  A willingness to let go.  A willingness to let go of fear!  Fear can become a comfort for some.  A crutch.  An excuse.  People let fear be their reason they never become who they know they should be come.  They are comfortable with underachieving, comfortable with a life unfulfilled, comfortable with a life wasted.  Fear is the reason.  Fear is the crutch.  The excuse.  You have to be willing.  Willing to let go of the comfort, the crutch, the excuse.  You have to be willing to step into the uncomfortable.  Be willing to step into the unknown.  Be willing to step into failure.  Be willing to step into success.  You have to be willing to fulfill your purpose, your destiny, your calling within this life.  You have to be willing to let go of yourself.  Your ego, your pride, your arrogance.  Fear flees when an individual attacks.  When an individual takes a stand.  When an individual accepts humility and refuses to give in to their fear any longer.  Fear is defeated, conquered when we let go, and leap into the fire.