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In this episode, Dr Brad Miller talks about resilience as a response to resistance. He will tell stories of people who show resilience and breakthrough in times of resistance.

Dr Brad Miller tells his story of him showing resilience during their vacation with his family. While rafting at the river, they were suddenly met by a storm that causes a flash flood on the river. To keep his family safe, he musters up all the resilience he has to fight the resistance of the river.

Dr Brad talks about Dr Melissa, a psychologist and a mom coach who becomes a mother without herself having a mother to rely on. Despite having resistance to depression and emotional negativity, she uses her resilience to create ways for her to overcome her circumstances and become a great mother.

Dr. Brad wants you to be resilient in your life because there are forces fighting against you that want to hinder you from having the life, serenity, prosperity, and purpose that you were promised.

In order to overcome resistance, we need resilience. And to have resilience, you need the power of the emotion of that promised goal to draw you and be an attraction thing for you. Second, you need a have the drive, which is the energy, physicality, and emotion to get you through. Lastly, know what people depend on you.

We have the option to go big or go home. So choose to be resilient in life. Because resistance wants to kill you.

Episode 247 of The Beyond Adversity Podcast is a must-listen for any people who are being swayed by the resistance in their life. This is the time for you to decide. So choose to be resilient and fight the waves of resistance will all your might to reach the promised life we all yearn for.

“The Beyond Adversity Podcast with Dr. Brad Miller is published weekly with the mission of helping people “Grow Through What They Go Through” as they navigate adversity and discover their promised life of peace, prosperity and purpose. |





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Hello, good people, and welcome to Beyond adversity with

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Dr. Brad Miller. Pleasure and a privilege to have you with me

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today here on this podcast, where you and I get together

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and chat a little bit about things that matter about things that

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have to do with helping you to get through adverse life events,

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and to come to your life of peace and prosperity, and purpose.

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This is episode number 247. We're talking today about resilience

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as a response to resistance. They want you to know that it's a

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A beautiful, sunny, but cold January day. And I look forward to

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which is the guide to help you to create your PLP, your Promise Life Plan

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and learn about our x plan ACTS plan. The A is for action,

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the C is connected with a higher power. T is to think with discipline,

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and S is to serve others with love. We can teach you a little

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bit about how to do just that in episode 247. We're going to talk

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about resistance and resilience. And what is the response to

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the other. It comes with the I come to you after spending a

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couple of episodes talking with Melissa Riley. Hope you heard

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those episodes 245 and 246, where she talked about her situation

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where she is a mom, without a mom. And she's a psychologist

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and a mom coach, who she talked about the situation where

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she grew up with an older mother and an older sister and a

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younger sister. And all three of those women in her life passed away.

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All of them were gone by the time she was in her mid-20s.

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And when she came to be a mom herself in her mid-30s,

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she found herself without women in her life and her nuclear family.

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And that became a problem for her to deal with when

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she had children of her own dealing with postpartum

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depression and a number of other things and she found herself

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being pushed up against this problem. A problem

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that I like to call resistance. And I think she found in

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the way to deal with that was by creating a community

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of people to understand that she had to be very intentional

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about being resilient in her life, about finding women to build a

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community with and to, make to express her grief properly.

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And to do what she had to do to deal with resistance to that

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pushed on her from these things. Great stuff. I hope that

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you go to that. I want to tell you a story here today about

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what I found literal resistance in my life. In fact, it was a strong

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current that came into my life and almost swept me and my

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whole family away. One of the things my family did when

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we were to take vacations together. And we would go

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whitewater rafting on several occasions. We were down in

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Tennessee, in the Smoky Mountains there and this, was a calm

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day and we went whitewater rafting it was such a calm trip

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that our youngest son was only five years old at the time.

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And we went on the mildest trip you could go on that a

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five year old could go on. So we strapped him in and our

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other two kids and my wife and I and were on a boat with

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about three or four other people there were about, I think eight

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or nine of us in this rubber raft together. Very calm. Very pleasant,

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just a float down the river. But it was kind of sheer cliffs on both sides.

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It was very beautiful. It was just idyllic. We're about an hour.

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It's about a three-hour crew of raft ride. When

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storm clouds group brewed up and I have never seen quite like it.

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We were hit by a deluge. A thunderstorm broke open, and we

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were hit with a deluge have run ain't like I have never experienced

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before since really in such a massive amount of water in such a

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short amount of time, and it created a flash flood. And all of a

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sudden our pleasant little ride turned into a literal whitewater

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rafting trip down a raging river with a little guard, our five year

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old son wasn't the only little kid with us. And these were a

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team of two rafts. And we went going down the river and the guys

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we're trying to help us. But we ended up having to ground the rafts

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and a little sandbar on the side of the, on the side of the river that

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and we put the graphs above our heads to protect ourselves for a

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little while. And we stayed there for probably an hour underneath

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these rafts with little kids and, the situation is you might be able

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to imagine. And if he came with the rain clear just a little bit, it became

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clear what we had to do, we had to get across this river. And we

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could look across the river and there was a road over there and

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it was a little trailer off in the distance, we had to get across

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this river and get our kids across there. So myself and a couple

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other men who were there, we took it upon ourselves then to

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wade through the river, which was chest and neck deep with

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the current pushing against us, and to take these rafts,

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with our little kids in them and our spouses and everyone else

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and literally, walk through the river across to the other side.

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And that current was pushing upon me and the other fellows.

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And but we had a goal to go we had a place we needed to go,

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we knew we need to get across this river to that road. And to that little,

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that little trailer over there. And in order to say your families,

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and it was, you know, we'd look back on this story with a lot

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of fun. But it was pretty serious stuff.

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Because this river was raging up against chest high neck high

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on me and the other men, and we had little kids with us and it

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was raining. And it was a serious situation. But you know,

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we had the complete and total motivation to get across that river

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to the other side. And that resistance of the current was not going

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to stop us from doing what we had to do to save our families.

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So we got through the resistance of the river in order to get through,

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be resilient in this prospect. And our kids and our families were great.

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And this whole process they were about to do is a pretty serious situation.

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We got through it together to get to the other side. And eventually,

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we make all of us got across the river to the promised land as

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it were. And we made it there. And we got in a van was called

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and we made it out of that predicament. But it didn't take it didn't

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come without some scary times. And we had to be resilient.

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And to get through the situation at hand. I want to share with

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you a little bit about a book I read a while back. It's called do the

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work by an author by the name of Steven Pressfield. He

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wrote a couple of books. He's written a whole bunch of books,

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wrote up a play that wrote a book that was made into a movie

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called The Legend of Bagger Vance. He'd written some books

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of fictional books. They also read a couple of books about writing

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and about this topic, he calls the resistance, the resistance, which

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is any force that is looking to take you out of a forest that wants to

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kill you, and keep you away from your dreams. And he says this

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and he wrote this book in:

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it's some of the things he said is that the resistance is that is

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which is going to take you away from that which you want to be

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about. And it's not rational. And it is your enemy. It wants to

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kill you. And it's all about self-loathing and perfectionism,

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procrastination, addiction, distraction, timidity, ego, narcissism,

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and those types of things and anything you want to do

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this worthwhile. Resistance is going to try to keep you from

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doing it. It's invisible. It's insidious. He says It's infallible. It never

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sleeps and it plays for keeps. It wants to keep you away.

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It is irrational. And what do you do to respond to it?

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That's what he talks about. He talks about his book about

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how you respond to it. You have to respond to this. forces

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that want to keep you from your promised life your promised

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land, with faith And with passion and stupidity calls and stubbornness.

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I'm reminded of the biblical story of the children of Israel who

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Moses took from slavery in Egypt under Pharaoh to what was

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called the promised land, and it took 40 years to get there.

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But in order to get to the promised land, the land of milk

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and honey, of plenty and sustenance, they had to get through

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the Red Sea. And the Red Sea was opened up for them, bu

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the currents were there and they had to push back the currents,

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or the resistance of Pharaoh's army was chasing him, and

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the resistance of people who would deny him and hold him back.

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And the waters were held back, the resistance was there in

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all those ways. And Moses had to be persistent, and resilient

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to help lead the people through that and get through that.

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And eventually, not without a lot of terrible, tough, ridiculous times.

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They were resilient, and they got through the desert, got through

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the wilderness experience, to the promised land. Now, friend, I

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love you. And I want to, I want to share with you that you

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have to have some of the same stuff here. You have to be

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resilient in your life, because there are forces that are working

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against you, and want to keep you from your promised life, peace

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and prosperity, and purpose. They want you to be lost. And

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be devastated that Pressfield calls it rewriting your life. And I

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would like to say it is about resilience in your life. And having

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that goal to go through. That's what I would like to invite

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you to be thinking about here. Today, as we learned some

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lessons from our guests. In our previous podcast blesser

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Reilly, her story was incredible of getting through the

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postpartum depression, by choosing to connect with other

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people grieving appropriately connected to a higher power.

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That's what she did. And myself and my kids and a rafting trip.

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And our families, we were praying hard, and that ran for an hour.

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We were waiting to get through. We but had to take action,

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we had to get through it. So here's what I here's three points

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I want to give you what I think may just be helpful to you, in

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the process of helping you to have resilience in your life,

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to get through the things the resistance that wants to hold

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you back and wants to crush you. Resilience.

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Number one, you need the power of that promised life the

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emotion of that promised goal, to draw you to be an attraction

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thing for you. Okay. For Melissa, it was the promise of being a

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good mother to her children. Even though she didn't have a

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mom of her own. For me, my family was getting to the other

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side of that river. For Moses, it was getting through the Red Sea.

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What is it for you? What is it draws you it has to be emotional,

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it has to be powerful. It cannot be just a minimalistic thing.

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It has to be a gigantic thing. You hit the leverage and ramp

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up the big why here. I like to call it the promised life of

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peace and prosperity and purpose. Peace speech, you

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want peace of mind, you want to have some clarity.

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You want to have that sensibility in your mental health.

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And prosperity means you've got your physical health,

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it means you've got the resources that you need in your

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life and purpose mean you're living for something greater

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than self. You can do this, but that's what it means to pull

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you through. It might be getting through cancer, it might

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mean having a great marriage, it might mean having some

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financial, get a new job or have some financial goals.

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What is the big why that pulls you through? That has to

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draw you out. That's number one. What's your promised

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life to draw you? The number two thing is having the

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presence at hand in mind as you go through this of how

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bad do you want it? How bad do you want and that's to

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drive okay, if the first point is about a draw to draw you.

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This next point is about drive. You have to have the energy

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and the resources and the will to do it. See Melissa,

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one of the things she did is she purposely sought out

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relationships with other women she called them wise

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women that she drew around her to be her resources,

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because she didn't have a mom, she didn't even have

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sisters to be her resource when she needed the resource

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of women to be up, she was being a mom herself.

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In my case, I got together with the other men in this group

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and other the whole the families and we made a plan, because

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we knew we couldn't wait there forever on the edge of that river.

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We made a plan and we got after it, and we got out of the river

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up to our necks and we went after it. You have to have the drive

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and the energy, the physicality, the emotion to get you through.

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That's drive. So the first point is to draw what draws you what's

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your goal. The second point is what drives you. And the

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third point, I think this is an important one is what about the

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people impacted by what you're about? That is who depends

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on you. That's the D of depends. Thinking about that. Allow

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yourself the responsibility, and the luxury, if you will, and the

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opportunity to serve people that you love or serve people tha

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t are dependent on some of the decisions that you make. Melissa,

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Dr. Reilly had children of her own to deal with now she

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had responsibilities there. She could not stay stuck, and

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her depression and be a good mother to her children, her

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children. Based out if she couldn't just stay stuck in the

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the situation, she found herself the circumstances she found

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herself in. And myself and the other folks on this rafting trip,

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we could not you know, we had little kids who were depend

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on us, I had a five-year-old son. And at that night, a five year

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old son, and a eight-year-old son and a 13-year-old daughter

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with me. And my wife and these other people, little kids

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as well, depending on the decisions that we made. Dependent

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on the decisions that we made. And Moses, the children of Israel,

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he had this whole nation that was dependent on the on the

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decisions that he made. You need to feel appropriate pressure,

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I think the pressure is not always a bad thing. It's a good thing,

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the appropriate pressure to serve those who are in your life.

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So what do you got to do? I want to encourage you to choose

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to be resilient, because it is a choice. Choose to be resilient

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in your life. Because resistance wants to kill you. It

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wants to take you out, and you just gotta go big, go big or go

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home. You know, that's what we need to do. And you know,

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Pressfield talks about rewriting your life, I want to say you know,

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have a ramp up your resilience. So let's go through those things

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one more time, to build resilience in your life. What are you going

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to do? The power of the goal, or your promise life to draw

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you? What goes is going to draw you and attract you, what do

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you is going to is what's going to drive you the emotion of the

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moment how bad you want to do this. And then the D, next D

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is dependent on who, and what people depend on you. That makes

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all the difference. It's all about love and caring. I call this the

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I call the process, I like to use the ACTS plan that helps you

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get there. The idea is to identify the problem, whatever

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it is the adversity. We like to call here on Beyond adversity.

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And then to get beyond that. How do you get beyond that?

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Well, the first thing you do is take action.

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That's the word ACTS, the letter A is to take action,

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whatever it is, you know, Moses had to actually get the

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people together and leave to go to the Red Sea. How to

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get through the Red Sea. They didn't know. My mother

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meant on this rafting trip. We literally didn't know when we

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stepped down that river. If we were going to sink to the bottom

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of the river, which was raging was it was 15 feet deeper,

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whatever, we're able to walk across it, but we didn't know.

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We thought we might have to swim for it. But you got to

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get out there and you got to get wet. Okay, Melissa,

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decided to take action as well. What are you going to do?

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That's the A action you got to move. Get off your rear end

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and do something. Take some action to see in the word of

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ACTS is to connect with a higher power to be prayerful, okay,

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to be prayerful or to connect with the power greater than self.

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All right. That's what we're talking about here. Melissa.

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found a home in a church family. Part of her faith development

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was a part of the process. I'm a praying person. Moses

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was a praying person who went up on the mound to get the 10

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command moments, some of you know the story.

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Whatever it is for you connect something deeper and inner life

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or prayer life, journal, or other things that you can do in that way.

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So that's the A is to take action to see what is connected with higher

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power to use to think but discipline. That's your process,

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what are you going to do? For Melissa, she began a

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process of having a what's appropriate grief? How do

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you design a support system? And then how do you

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expect to be resilient in the process of learning, learning

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that moving forward? For me and the other gentleman,

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at the end of the rafting trip, we develop a plan we

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had to get across that river, some of us did, at least

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to get to that, get that trailer across the way and call

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for help. What's it going to be for you? What's your process,

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you're gonna have a process here. It's not all about

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emotion only. It's about a process, what are you going

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to do? So that's the A's to action to see Connect for

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higher power to theta, think with discipline, you gotta have

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discipline here. And they so serve others with love. Okay?

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That's, you know, Moses loved his people got him through

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the power to the Promised Land eventually, even though

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he didn't see it himself. Melissa loved her own kids enough

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to do whatever it took to serve them. In my case, love my

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own kids, and so on, serve others with love, in order to get

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through to that promised life. And guess what, everybody, I

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love you, too. I love you too. And I want to help teach you

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and help to love on you a little bit, to help you to get through

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whatever, you know, whatever problems that you have,

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whatever resistance that you have in your life, in order to have the

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resilience that you need to get through it. We have here

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at at my website, DrBrad Now well, you know,

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to over 240 episodes of this podcast, we look to help you to

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deal with adversity. We define adversity as the five ds of adversity,

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depression, anything to do with mental health-related

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things. As the D of depression, divorce, the D of divorce,

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which is not only marital divorce but any problems related to

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relationships. You know, it could be in the family, it could be

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workplace related could be with somebody else. So that's

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depression, there's divorce. A third one is disease, health

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related things. Right now I'm dealing with cancer myself,

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that I have to deal with that. What are you dealing with,

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you got to get through that health related things can bring

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you down, they can be a point of resistance if you allow

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them to be. So depression, divorce, disease, debt, financial

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related things. Money is a factor, right? We always want to have

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that resource money, and money and other resources. If

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we allow them to can drag us down. They can be a huge

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resistance. We have great, great people on our podcast,

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to speak to these issues, financial management and how it

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relates how it's all interconnected, integrated with our

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emotional and our spiritual life as well. And then the

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biggie is death, the D for death, that's end of life issues,

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the death of a loved one, our own mortality to deal with that.

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It scares people, songs, care, some of us to death, really.

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But we help you deal with that end-of-life issues as well.

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I'm here to help you. I have a background as a pastor at 42

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years as a pastor, a doctoral degree in transformational leadership,

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