Author: PamHorton

Sing it out

I came across the stat that said Bohemian Rhapsody, by Queen, was the number one sing along song in the country last year. Some recent posts I’ve made about different ways to release stress included listen to music and I mentioned singing along with it.  Besides helping reduce stress, singing can: Improve your mood Improve…
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Life is more

Money is not the most important thing. Did I just say that?  Yes, I did.  How many people go through their entire life making money and not making a life?  Life is not about How much money you have How big your house is How fancy your car is What school your kids go to…
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Are You Too Busy?

I like to be busy, but I must admit… there are times I find myself exhausted by the end of the day.  Why?  If I’m honest with myself, I can allow myself to become over-committed. Over-committed?  In a time when people have lost their sense of commitment?  Can someone be over-committed?  Absolutely!  Just ask a…
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Correct the misconception

Have you ever heard someone on the radio and perceived an image of them in your head?  You know the DJ on the radio who sounds like he or she is hot, nerdy, sweet, or whatever your descriptor may be.  And then you see them and they are nothing like what you had imagined!  Maybe…
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How full is YOUR glass?

I used to be very involved in Toastmasters. At one particular meeting, a member was asked if they see the glass half empty or half full.  His answer was so terrific that I remember it vividly.  He told us about a friend of his who believed the glass was neither half empty nor half full,…
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Why is this a Good Friday?

Today is “Good Friday.”  The day that Jesus was crucified.  This is a fact.  You can look up the historical documentation. For those who consider themselves to be of the Christian Faith, it is the day Jesus Christ willingly went to his death after being betrayed, denied, flogged, beaten, and carrying his own cross up…
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It’s your life, live it.

It’s your life, live it. So many things come into my mind with this title. It started with this comment from John Hagee Ministries, “Two groups of people exist: those who make good and those who make excuses. When we blame someone else for our failure, we empower that person to control us. If we…
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Wishing for simpler times

Our youngest grandchild, as a sweet and sassy 5yr old girl, gasped with joy and exclaimed. “Pinecones!” She was so excited about her treasured find that her whole face was lit up by her smile.  Her mother told her to go put them on the porch, as we were heading to the car, to go…
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Ways to bring light in dark times

How you interact with others can make a difference in their life.  Profound to think about, isn’t it? The concept is that you can be •             a light to someone in darkness •             a ray of sunshine to someone going through a storm •             hope to the hopeless Clichés?  Sure, but also truths. Have you…
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Who is teaching the children?

It amazes me how many kids don’t grab the door on their way through it.  You know, when you walk through the door, the person in front of you is holding it open, then you take it as you walk through, then the next person behind you holds it as they go through, etc.  Everyone…
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