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What is your level of commitment?

There are many definitions for the word “commitment”.  I like this one best – a pledge or promise; obligation. With any decision, that is lasting, there is a level of commitment that is made. Let’s consider for a moment… Graduation from school Marriage Children Careers Volunteering Financial freedom The list is truly endless.  Anything that…
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Self-reflection Time

The Year-end Review Can Move You Forward As we approach the end of the year, do you find yourself looking back with regret or with a sense of accomplishment? Does this review spur you onto new discoveries and endeavors, or does it have you wallowing in a pit of despair? As we look back, the…
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A gift for success

Jim and I read a book, a few years ago, that we feel could benefit others. I’ll admit, I originally found the beginning of the book a little odd, and probably not as enticing as Jim would have wanted.  I think that’s because I am familiar with the characters (being a lover of history) and…
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Step into your growth zone

Pam saw this graphic floating around the internet a couple months ago and saved it for me to write about, and expound on… Most of us love the comfort of our own homes, or the comfort of our favorite jeans and sweatshirt, or the comforter we pull around us on those cold winter nights. You…
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Lamenting and Hope

Here we are, nearly at the end of the first quarter of 2021, and it still feels a lot like 2020. We continue to fight the coronavirus pandemic with masks and sanitizer, keeping our distance from one another, waiting for a vaccine that may or may not solve the issue. We’re being told by government…
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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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Working Together

How many times does this happen to you? You are assigned a project, a task, a “to-do,” and based on how it was communicated to you, you believe you must accomplish the task alone. Your fiercely independent American thinking kicks in, and you attack the task with gusto. Not long into the job, you find…
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Fear or Faith?

We are certainly going through unprecedented times right now. We have not seen a broad-scale health pandemic since the Spanish Flu in 1918. We have not seen the stock market drop so significantly since at least 2008, maybe since 1997, and perhaps back to 1929, depending on what measures you use and how you look…
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