The Shepherd's Guide Blog

Deeply Rooted for the Future

September 2, 2022

He who marries the latest trend will soon be a widower. 

In times of crisis, things are sifted. We often see and then focus on what is important. A crisis can reveal what we really value and should prioritize. It applies when we get seriously sick, when there is an upheaval in our family, or even during a pandemic. The sifting process may also show what really stands the test of time, and what is a mere short-lived trend. 

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Why Copying Successful Entrepreneurs Can Make You Worst Off

August 26, 2022

I want to talk to you today about being careful who you imitate in business.

It’s natural for us to imitate. We’ve been imitating our parents since birth. We have our parent’s nature, their behavior and their actions. Chances are you walk, talk, and do things like your parents.

Imitating is a survival mechanism that we can’t unlearn; we’ll always imitate. The question becomes: once we leave our parents home and start to do life on our own, who will we imitate next?

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Conquering Discouragement

August 19, 2022

When you are going through a season of discouragement, where do you turn?

One of the main reasons we feel discouraged is fatigue. We are physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually drained. When we are discouraged, we want to quit. We don’t feel our best, and we can’t focus on the good things.

But we also need to remember that discouragement doesn’t have to be permanent. In the end, it’s only temporary.

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