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Movie Lessons: Almost Famous

My friend, David Horne, occasionally writes a “Movie Lessons” segment for his…


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Free the Fireflies

  Summer always reminds me of childhood when I would play outside with…


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A Double Life

I have a secret to share: I’ve been leading a double life. For many readers of…


The Write Motivation

  If you've ever checked out the other tabs on Lessons from the Cockpit,…


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Flawed Beauty: Why You Must Embrace Your Imperfections

A while back I drove to a friend’s mountain cabin near West Jefferson, North…


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Get Uncomfortable

  Fitness has been part of my life for a long time. I’ve worked out enough…


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Live Your Future Now

  If you suddenly found yourself with enough money so you no longer had to…


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Hope for Humanity

  There is a person you are meant to be. You know this because you’ve…


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Find Your Song

  I’ve always loved the quote, “We are not human beings having a spiritual…


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Spirituality Guest Post

Inspirational speaker and award-winning author Janae Bower co-hosts a blog…