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If you follow my blog posts, you will see a few themes among my writing. 

Like sensing God's love, living in faith, pushing through pain, effective leadership, and staying encouraged throughout it all. Things like that. 

I love learning about the people and companies that have some of those philosophies. I'm always interested in hearing more when it's a person or business doing extraordinary things. I love studying such people and places. They give me energy and motivation. 

They inspire me. 

I like that they had faith in their undertakings and although the struggle was real, nothing stopped them. Who doesn't love a great pain to glory story?

Back in March I wrote about how successful companies keep reinventing themselves. How they continue to innovate and leave their competition in the dust. There's nothing like a good fight. That's why I love to watch those animal shows or business shows like The Apprentice and Shark Tank. Even if the people on those shows lose, they are winners just being willing to put themselves out there. They took a chance and I admire their strength.

Reinvention and change are part of the formula for success in any lasting endeavor. Parents can't continue to parent the same way with every kid, because kids change and times change. Couples can't continue to do the same things they did 1, 5, or 10 years ago, because people change and times change. People can't (or shouldn't) continue to wear the same clothes they did 50 years ago, because people change and times change. 

Change involves change.

All I'm saying is that modification, forward thinking, and transformation are necessary for growth and winning. And when we allow ourselves to embrace those things, there will be so many blessings attached, that we didn't even know we could experience such joy. This is just a few people in the bible who stepped out in faith and got blessed for it. We can learn a lot from them.

The moral of the story is that there is no such thing as failure when we try. We just have to be open to new things and we have to stop being so afraid to step out. I used to live there and it's a not a nice neighborhood.

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