Palm Branch - Rest In Peace - Marcus 2229

Rest In Peace

It’s almost unthinkable that Justin is not with us after his tragic death last year. June 1, 2020 would have been his 41st birthday and, boy, is he missed.

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Heart Surgery

“We live from our heart: The part of us that drives and organizes our life is not the physical”-Dallas Willard

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Give Thanks – Twice!

The story is told in Luke’s Gospel of the ten lepers who were cleansed, yet only one returned to give thanks.

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“Cherish Her”

How do we learn about greatness? We can read books about the subject. Perhaps we may decide to look at movies with persons who we consider to be courageous and skillful.

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For My Friends

Is there a better time than Good Friday or Resurrection Sunday to reflect on the selfless sacrifice of one person for the sake of others?

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“Refreshing Others”

“A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed.”-Proverbs 11:25


Prudence, Patience and Perspective

“Trust the LORD completely, and don’t depend on your own knowledge. With every step you take, think about what he wants, and he will help you go the right way.”-Proverbs 3:5-6


One Extra Day

“Who has the wisdom to count the clouds? Who can tip over the water jars of the heavens…?”


“Overlooking Offences”

“You must be joking, Tyrone! What do you mean that I should overlook an offence? You were going fine with the sections on wisdom and patience, hard as the latter could sometimes be.


“The Sweet Taste of Friendship”

Ice Cream. Donuts. Cheesecake. Brownies. These aren’t exactly your healthiest food choices, but they all have at least one thing in common: they’re sweet. Our taste buds are attracted to sweetness.


“Productivity Over Procrastination”

Life is short. Death is unpredictable, yet certain. Our brief sojourn on this earth, therefore, needs to count because after we have departed this life, we can’t work, make plans, grow in knowledge or live out wisdom principles.


“Out of the overflow”

The well-known expression that “out of the overflow of the heart, the mouth speaks” was uttered by Jesus Christ in the first century A.D. during his public ministry.



I was inspired in 2019 by the innovative format that James Clear has been using in his “3-2-1 Thursday” blogs in which he offers 3 ideas, 2 quotes and 1 question.

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“2020: All About ME”

“Okay Tyrone. This must be a mistake. You couldn’t seriously have just started a new year and all you could think about is yourself.” As Caribbean disk jockeys would say: “Wheel and come again, Tyrone!”

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Gratitude and Goals

My task this week is a simple, yet profound one. I wish to express my deepest gratitude to all of you for your support of the weekly blogs on this my new website, but I especially want to thank so many of you who have already bought my new book Unbeatable! Seven Pillars of Personal Excellence.

The Discipline of Perseverance - Marcus 2229
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The Discipline of Perseverance

I’ve never been so close to the wheels of an airplane before! This is how I felt as I made my way from St. Maarten to Anguilla recently, on my way to a sports conference.

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Integrity Brings Security

Today’s blog is adapted from Chapter 2 of my upcoming book Unbeatable! which is scheduled to be released within the next few weeks! It’s about personal integrity.

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“Where Wisdom Begins”

Consider one of the boldest statements I’ve ever heard: “God is still the most important, most valuable, most satisfying, most all-encompassing and, therefore, most relevant reality in the world.”

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“Pay attention!”

These are two words to wake anyone out of their slumber. Parents, teachers, coaches and bosses demand it.