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No Worries

I am excited to be a monthly contributor to the Armor Of God Coffee devotional page on their website. They gave me a really nice intro into it… Our blog for this week on how the key to a “no worries” faith is to realize we are walking in chaos and stop, take a few…
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Resolved! Never make resolutions again!

No doubt you have been encouraged to set new year resolutions or goals for yourself. In fact, you’re getting tired of reading about new year resolutions and goals in all of the blogs and newsletters coming out this month. You may even be tired of the latest fad, “what’s your one word for the year?”…
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Lumping people together

Today I was lumped in with a group of people and called a bully.  Seriously? Someone commented, on another person’s post about being spoken to in an aggressive confrontational manner by someone who wanted to be their life coach, “Coaches are bullies.”  I don’t normally engage in social media posts that could cause friction, but…
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Surrounded by Affirmation

Yes, I am guilty of being a part of the crowd… taking a bathroom selfie. However, it was with good reason! I have been substituting, at a particular school, often.  In the adult restroom, there was a pad of sticky notes and a pen on the shelf.  Each day I was there, the sticky notes…
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Make a change in 2020

It’s almost that time of year again.  We will say goodbye to the old year and “ring in” the new.  It’s also a great time to evaluate how your year has been. Are you happy with how 2109 has gone? Do feel you accomplished something? Were you able to give generously of your time or…
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To Decorate or Not (and to what extent)?

Have you put out your decorations yet?  No matter which holiday you celebrate there are decorations involved. We celebrate Christmas.  The decorating possibilities are endless! Will you put up a tree?  Live or fake? More than one? Will you put up outside lights? Where?  On the roof, on the trees? Blinking or not? What about…
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Joy to you and yours

December is upon us and it is supposed to be the season of joy. Right? No matter which holiday you celebrate, I would think most of them include being joyful during this time.  Personally, we celebrate Christmas, with carols like Joy to the world, the Lord is come… God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, bring tidings…
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Thanksgiving Afterthoughts

It’s the day after Thanksgiving.  How are you spending your day? You might be Working Shopping Watching sports Eating leftovers Cleaning up after having a full house Decorating for Christmas Wrapping presents Sending cards Still counting your blessings and being thankful Or any number of other things As you go through your day, have you…
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The Choices We Make: 7 questions to ask ourselves

We are confronted with thousands of decisions daily. Many of them are rather mundane and basic like what time to get up in the morning, what to have for breakfast, which direction to drive to work, etc. Some are placed upon us by the expectations of others, whether family or work situations. However, many are…
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Be kind

I was working the election, recently, and observed a woman walk confidently into the room.  She looked around, as if wondering where she should start.  She spotted the “Help Table” and began to approach it.  The worker sitting there told her she needed to start and the “Registration Table.”  The voter said, “Well you’re the…
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