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Loss

I know many people who have lost children in a variety of ways: accidental drug overdose, suicide, cancer, even murder. The grief never goes away completely, although it lessens a little over time.

The pointless arguing over politics becomes even more inane when you consider it from those parent’s perspective. It’s wasted energy, nothing else.

I encourage you to put your focus on something that will make a difference in the lives of others. The rest is just noise…

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My Interview With Viktoria Romanova

Are you looking for an inspirational story to begin your day? Consider watching my interview with Viktoria Romanova as she shares her story.

Viktoriia had a nightmare. She dreamed her two year old daughter, Eva, had a blood disease. Imagine the horror she felt when the nightmare came true. Eva had leukemia.

This nightmare had a happy ending. This year Eva, now 8, won the Determination Award at her elementary school! She’s alive and thriving! Click on the link to watch:

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Seek Help

We are independent, aren’t we? Self-sufficiency is a sign that you’ve “made it.”

Yet the struggles of daily life remain. Sometimes the challenges we face may seem insurmountable. We try to face it alone because we’re capable of taking care of ourselves.

There may be times when we need help. There’s no shame in seeking someone to come alongside you to help you through a difficult period. In fact, it demonstrates strength to know when you need others.

You are not alone, unless you choose to be…

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How We Treat Others

Jesus said, “Love your neighbor as you love yourself.” Sounds easy, right? But some people can be downright difficult to treat kindly.

I have to ask myself, am I one of those people? Am I stubborn, ill-tempered or rude? If the answer is yes, then I need to work on myself. We will treat others in the way we love ourselves.

A healthy self-acceptance will be reflected by our words and our actions. Take inventory, and corrective action if necessary…

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Science

Nowadays it seems that everyone is a “scientist.” During the pandemic, we continually heard “follow the science.” That’s easier said than done.

Science changes. Viruses mutate. What I love about science is that there are no definitive answers, only more questions. For a curious soul like myself, this feeds my sense of curiosity.

Science is a great reminder for us to question everything. Don’t believe everything you hear on TV, and question everything that comes out of a politician’s mouth. God gave us an incredible gift called our minds. Follow and believe His word, and question everything else!

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Legacy

On the morning of April 20, 1999 two dark and disturbed young men ended the lives of 12 students and one teacher. The Columbine High School massacre will be etched in our minds and hearts forever.
Rachel Joy Scott was the first child killed that day. Rachel was a unique girl. She didn’t care about popularity, and reached out to other students: kids who were new, kids getting picked on and special needs students. Her ongoing life and legacy is shown through Rachel’s Challenge, the largest, most impactful in-school program in the world which creates safer, more connected schools.
Rest In Peace, Rachel. You did not die in vain…

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