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Dave Arnold’s 80 years old today!!!!

Today is Dad’s 80th birthday!  Yes, friends, a man known to most in Putnam County (Indiana), my best man in my wedding, and my father is crossing over another milestone today.  Like many crossing such a milestone, 80 years... Read More »

“me too” and we’d love to help!

Today’s world is challenging for teens and their parents.  In a world where we’re all wrestling to find our true identity, its not uncommon to see teens, as well as adults, get caught up in challenging times.  Addictive behaviors... Read More »

“let your heart give you joy in the days of your youth”

As we sat on the beach under our umbrella and drinking our “Bud Light”, which had become our routine, we somehow began to share our favorite scripture.  The reason I say “somehow” is that scripture and our faith weren’t... Read More »

“Nearly 80% of what we enjoy is based on our genetic code.”

  When talking with people about their “perfect career” or “life path”, one of the key elements we discuss is the need to understand one’s Genetic Code.  I offer the following from our Life Path/Career Path Assessment summary. “There... Read More »

“This is my solemn vow.”

Today, is the 55th Wedding Anniversary of Dave and Sue Arnold, my Dad and Mom!  Yes, back on April 8th, 1961, Mom and Dad stood at the alter at Meridian Street Methodist Church in Indianapolis, IN and vowed to... Read More »

Go for the base hit versus swinging for the home run

A few weeks ago, I was reading “The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert” by Rosaria Champagne Butterfield who tells the story of how she “boldly declared” herself lesbian and shares her journey into Christian faith.  While the book... Read More »

“What are you passionate about?”

“What are you passionate about?” This likely is a question you’ve been asked multiple times in the past and spent quality time reflecting. In fact, in my opinion, it can be a bit misleading if we’re not careful. Case... Read More »

“useful BUT not necessary!”

  I tell you what, sometimes I feel like I’m one of the most blessed people on earth.  In all the trials and tribulations of life, God has surrounded me with others who have a true heart for the Lord.... Read More »

Dramatic Swings

Over the past week in Indiana there have been some pretty serious storms coming through the area.  If fact, with last night’s storm and the ground being so saturated, there was a period of time in which my sump... Read More »

Virtual Coaching

A question that arises frequently in the arena of coaching is whether one can benefit from virtual coaching.  Several years ago, I had my first one-on-one experience coaching via Skype internationally.  I was surprised how well it worked and... Read More »
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