November 29

ENTER SANDMAN DAY

MIND

Louisa May Alcott 1832

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Did you know that Louisa May Alcott…

Was home-schooled in literature by Ralph Waldo Emerson?

Accompanied Henry David Thoreau on his famous nature walks?

Knew Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, William Lloyd Garrison

Her family hosted John Brown’s widow and boarded his daughter after his execution.

*A great DYK for you to use today with coworkers and family. Start reading Little Women.

BODY

Russell Wilson 1988

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Wilson lifts four days per week. His sessions are split up into two speed days and two strength days.

http://www.mensfitness.com/training/workout-routines/russell-wilsons-football-workout

*Do Russell Wilson’s Olympic weightlifting exercises today to develop power. It is God’s will.

CROSSOVER: SOUL

The public announcement that he was practicing abstinence with singer Ciara?

Russell Wilson was put here to guide her to a better place.

SOUL

CS Lewis 1898

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In the classic Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis, explores the common ground upon which all of those of Christian faith stand together.

“You Don’t Have a Soul”: C.S. Lewis Never Said It

*Order Mere Christianity and the journal that goes with it as a perfect guide for further meditation and discussion.

MONEY

Mariano Rivera 1969

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Mariano Rivera will go down in baseball history as the greatest closer to ever play the game. That, along with playing for the Yankees and their deep pockets, helped Rivera earn $169.6 million in his career.

*When you create value, you will be compensated accordingly. IF you are with the right company.

ENTERTAINMENT

Don Cheadle 1964 – watch Hotel Rwanda

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Paul Rusesabagina (Don Cheadle) is a man who has been cruelly awakened.

*Watch Don Cheadle win an Oscar in Hotel Rwanda – even if some scenes are hard to watch.

FOOD

Chadwick Boseman 1977 – Wakandan Jeweled Vegetable Pilau with Berbere Braised Lamb

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Boseman AKA: James Brown, Jackie Robinson, Thurgood Marshall

This is one of the ways why food is so important… it’s a representation of a people

Wakandan Jeweled Vegetable Pilau With Berbere Braised Lamb

https://tasty.co/recipe/wakandan-jeweled-vegetable-pilau-with-berbere-braised-lamb

*Watch Black Panther after making the national dish of Wakanda.

SNUB – Anna Faris 1976

Review –

  • Start reading Little Women
  • Olympic weightlifting
  • Order Mere Christianity
  • Create value within the right company
  • Watch Hotel Rwanda
  • Make the national dish of Wakanda

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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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