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Commitment Takes Courage

Photo by Andre Gaulin “Have you ever committed yourself to something without realizing it would permanently alter the course of your life?” ~The Wishing Map Thought for the Week Planning is making a list of ‘Things to do at the … Continue reading

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Your Only Real Competitor is Yourself

Thought for the Week And the country with the most Olympic medals per capita this year–and in fact ever — is…drumroll, please… San Marino! That’s right, with a population of just over 33,000 and three Olympic winners last week, one … Continue reading

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Unity, Not Conformity

Unity is far superior to conformity. Conformity suppresses individual traits and strengths. Unity embraces them, and in so doing helps all of us to go higher, run faster, and be stronger — together. In the spirit of the Olympics… “Though … Continue reading

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Be Someone’s Answer

Thought for the Week There’s a reason AA sponsors are recovering addicts. Lost people don’t want slogans, they want to be shown the way out—by someone who’s actually found it. So don’t just give answers, whenever you possibly can, be … Continue reading

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The Good Old Days

I’m delighted to bring you this Guest Post by a wonderful blogger and friend, Russell Brown (Russellings of the Spirit). Russell is a recently retired United Methodist pastor who is “still trying to figure out” what his next chapter will look … Continue reading

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The Present Light

Thought for the Week Brooding about our past and worrying about our future is the most efficient way to poison our present. So instead let us “Encourage each other every day, while it is still called today.” ~Hebrews 3:13

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“If Ya Wanna Send a Message…”

Picking a Blog Name, Part Five (To read Part One, click here) The old movie mogul Samuel Goldwyn is reputed to have snarled at a screenwriter, “If ya wanna send a message, use Western Union!” And yet so many of … Continue reading

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Don’t Read This, You’ll Only Encourage Him

3rd Grade Notebook “enhanced” by 3rd-Grade-Me Five years ago, I launched my blog site with this quip: “Testing, testing, 1, 2, 3, 1, 2, 3. Is this thing on?” I thought is was funny. So did some guy who wrote, … Continue reading

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Ach, Meine Liebster!

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
What’s a Liebster? Ach, I thought you’d never ask! The word is German for “lover” but, in this case, means finding new blogs to love. Liebster is also big on the number 11, proving it’s better than all other…

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Encourage!

“If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid.” ~Unknown (sometimes attributed to Albert Einstein) “Tragedy is that our attention centers on what people are not, rather than … Continue reading

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