August 26

BE FAITHFUL DAY

MIND

Chris Pine 1980

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“I cry all the time — at work, at the shrink’s, with my lady …”

*Don’t be afraid to show emotion today.

BODY

James Harden 1989 – dribble, dribble, shoot

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*Get to a basketball court and dribble for 13 seconds in one spot and then shoot. Repeat 100 times.

SOUL

Mother Teresa 1910

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“God had not called me to be successful. He has called me to be faithful.”

*Success doesn’t make who you are. Be faithful today.

MONEY

Albert Sabin 1906

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Sabin’s vaccine changed the world, and he never patented it or took a dime for it

*If you could change the world but not make any money off of it, would you?

ENTERTAINMENT

Melissa McCarthy 1970 – watch Can You Ever Forgive Me?

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*Watch Melissa McCarthy almost win an Oscar in Can You Ever Forgive Me?

FOOD

Macaulay Culkin 1980 – cheese pizza

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*Order a Cheese Pizza. Pay in too much cash and utter this – “Keep the change, you filthy animal.” Enjoy the pizza while watching Home Alone 

SNUB – David Price 1985

Review –

  • Show emotion
  • Dribble, dribble, shoot
  • Faithful is successful
  • Would you change the world for free?
  • Watch Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • Order a cheese pizza

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Travis Jones

I was born in Northwestern Pennsylvania and lived in a trailer park. I was raised by very conservative and religious (Wesleyan Methodist) parents. By some miracle I graduated college and moved to Florida. I have been a public school teacher since 1995. I have 7 years until I can retire. I was married in 1999 and divorced in 2001. I remarried in 2017 to Kate - 21 years my junior. Some of my life experiences as a 46-year-old, white American male, will come through in my writing, but the majority of this daily journey will be dedicated to improving myself, and hopefully you as well.

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