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Persevere

Interesting, persevere, on dictionary.com, says “continue in a course of action even in the face of difficulty or with little or no prospect of success.” That sounds a tad depressing. I certainly knew that to persevere was to “continue in a course of action even in the face of difficulty” but never considered the prospect…
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Be Prepared

Benjamin Franklin wrote, “… but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” In this tumultuous time, I will most certainly not be discussing taxes. Many of you know of my Christian faith, but it’s not death and eternity I’m writing about either. I have found it could be…
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Be Bold

I know too many people who let life happen to them.  The don’t like to rock the boat. They don’t like confrontation.  Who does?  Well, okay, there are those who do enjoy that sort of thing. In general, most people would prefer to avoid confrontation. However, there comes a time when you need to take…
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Hopeful

These are tough times. Not only are we dealing with a pandemic, but also racial tension, and political chaos.  Look at any research, the number may be different based on what the study is looking at but, you will see that mental health issues are on the rise in our country. Even people who have…
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It’s a new day

Mindset. It’s a powerful thing.  I would like you to listen to THIS SONG VIDEO before continuing to read. Think about the words you saw and heard.                 Many of the lyrics mention something and then say, “you know how I feel.”  How DO you feel about those things? Is it something that brings you…
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The Light of Leadership

We are entering the Christmas season, which, as a person of the Christian faith, is a time when we celebrate Light coming into the world…the light of Jesus. The gospel of John says, “In him [Jesus] was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness…
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Enjoy the moment

So, this happened this morning. *Side note: I’m not fully caffeinated, these are just the musing of the morning. When the thoughts flow, I gotta run with them. Have an awesome weekend!! While having my coffee this morning, I glanced up to see the sky ablaze with a vibrant sunrise. How cool is that?! Even…
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Choose Joy this December!

We cannot let situations determine our outlook on life, our hope for the future, or our joy in the present.

Finances, priorities, and decisions during the Christmas season

Christmas should not be about stress, the decorations, the presents, the activities. This is when you have to take a hard look at your priorities.

Holding on to Thanksgiving

“This is the day the Lord has made, We will Rejoice and be Glad in it,” Psalm 118:24. Today is the day after Thanksgiving. Are you still thankful? How many people were thankful yesterday, but have gone right back to being cranky today? Do you know some Black Friday shoppers who are not thankful they have…
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