Matt Ellefson

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Success

  Success noun   suc·cess   \  sək-ˈses \ : degree or measure of succeeding How do you measure success? Does the amount of money you have compared to others mean you’re a success? Does living in a very large house determine success? Does having a more expensive…

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Art & Soul Gala – Chapter Two

Last year around this time, my wife and I were busy preparing for the first ever Art & Soul Gala. We spent many hours with a wonderful team of volunteers making sure every detail was in place. But even with…

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Trust Me with More – My Prayer for 2015

On this day in 2009, I was diagnosed with late stage lung cancer.  I was told without treatments I had eight months to live.  With treatments, I was facing a five year survival rate of 5%.  Over the last five years I’ve…

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A Time for Thanksgiving – Because Time Matters

December 31, 2014 will mark the fifth year since the day I was first told ,“You have lung cancer.” It was a diagnosis I never expected with a prognosis that was equally shocking. Because there is no early detection test…

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