141 – You Really Can See Your Vision Turn into Reality!

Your actions, habits, and practices accomplish the things in your heart. Spiritually minded people are good at experiencing God, but often, not so good at obeying God. Obedience always translates into actions, and if you have a dream or an intention that just never gets translated into reality, what you need to work on is taking action. 

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You have a lot of great intentions. You love talking about your vision, dreams, and the things you hope to accomplish. Those dreams motivate you and keep you moving forward. 

Those same dreams turn to discouragement when you see no forward motion. When year, after year, after year pass with little to no progress. You consider your three options:

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140 – Reckless

Today’s topic is a little controversial, even to me, but we think it is on target. It’s foolish to do something negotiable without counting the cost. It is foolish to NOT do something non-negotiable whether you have counted the cost or not. This is recklessness. I have decided, I need to live life with more recklessness. 

At the end of the podcast we give a little more than usual update for CalibrateMission Africa for those who are a part of this community.

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I was a mild-mannered, shy kid. When we played Batman and Robin, I wanted to be Robin, less responsibility and decision making. I’ve always been more of a Scotty than a Captain Kirk. I like to please people, I value too much the applause of people. Those are the devils in my closet, that is the wiring I must overcome, and I know it. 

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Bandwidth (139)

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Bandwidth refers to the amount of data that can be transmitted in a fixed amount of time. It has also come to be used as a term referring to the mental, physical, emotional, intellectual, and even spiritual capacity required to deal with a situation. In this episode of Calibrate Life we discuss how to gauge, manage, and increase our bandwidth. 

This week three things have happened that have caused us to really question our bandwidth. First, our travel schedule is both exhilarating and exhausting. Second, Africa is beckoning with ever increasing intensity. Our involvement with leaders in Africa continues to grow in remote engagement. Third, this podcast takes a lot of time to do with excellence, and we began the day questioning whether or not we have the bandwidth to do all of the things we are trying to do. 

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