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Decisions Decisions

Every day we are faced with innumerable decisions we must make. Some are very easy, while other decisions can cause stress.

Solid decisions are based upon what is the right thing to do. Decisions that are made from an emotional standpoint often lead to chaos or ruin. We listen to our feelings rather than logic. Logic alone isn’t sufficient. We must consider the potential outcomes from our decision on the emotional side of our brain.

Not every decision we make will have a successful outcome. We cannot control everything. But regardless, make a decision…

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Seeking…

Everyone is seeking, searching for two things: our identity and our purpose. In other words, “who am I and why am I here? We are trying to fill what 17th century French philosopher Blaise Pascal referred to as a “God-shaped vacuum.”

Ask yourself, what am I good at? What causes my heart to overflow in richness and fulfillment? This is a key to finding your purpose. Once you have found your true purpose, you know who you are…

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Interview With Lori Anderson

Every 13 seconds in America there is a divorce. In the time it takes for a couple to recite their wedding vows, there have been nine divorces. Something isn’t working because the divorce rate rises for second and third marriages, reaching as high as 82%!
Lori Anderson married her high school sweetheart. Divorce never entered her mind…until she got a divorce. In 2013, Lori wrote her first book, “Divorce with Grace. A Book of Hope & Healing.” In the book, Lori gets deeply personal, sharing her story of heartbreak, confusion and pain. Throughout the book, Lori gives the reader steps to take in their lives to heal and eventually…thrive after divorce.

Click on the link to watch our interview:

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Goodness…

There is so much goodness all around us. You have to look for it. You certainly won’t find it on the news, and oftentimes you won’t find it in church. But goodness is everywhere. It exists in the kindness of the heart of mankind.

Look for the good in others. You will find what you are looking for, and you will attract goodness into your life…

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Direction

We must asked ourselves this question: Am I going in the direction of where I want my life to turn out? We do have a choice to change directions if the answer is no. Change might cause some discomfort, yet traveling down an unknown road is exciting. Be brave. Take the step…

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Be Heard

There are people in the world who feel like they don’t matter. The pandemic ravaged mental health, and every day there are people who don’t know where their next meal is coming from.

Everyone matters to God. He didn’t create us to forget about us. If your fellow man is hurting, help him and help him help himself. Speak up for the marginalized, the voiceless. Doing what’s right is rarely easy, and sometimes you have to stand alone. Stand up and be heard…

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Transformation

Recently, we began a new year. This is a time where people decide they want to make changes in their lives, and “leave the old behind.”

Real transformation happens when we are ready and willing to change. It can’t be forced, and change is available to us every day, not just at the beginning of a new year. Our mindset will determine our outcome…

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Really?

We are living in a unique period in time. We have news shoved in our faces 24/7, immediate home delivery of everything from groceries to alcohol, and we can reach our friends on the phone anytime…anywhere.

With these luxuries comes great responsibility. We are still called to work, be respectful and courteous to our fellow man, and raise our children the right way in a world that’s new to us. We cannot let decency die out as technology dominates our lives. Be kind. Always…

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Inflation

These days, you cannot go one day without hearing about inflation. Inflation is like a tax we pay without legislation.

But what about other types of inflation like inflated egos, inflated truths (lies) and inflated expectations? We can live humbly, tell the truth and set realistic expectations without legislation. Think about it…

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Be Yourself!

All of us want to feel accepted. We want others to like us. Sometimes this desire to be included leads us to act like someone we aren’t.

It’s more important to live authentically, to show the world our true selves. When we live true to our inner spirit, we are the same person no matter the crowd we are in. We are ourselves…

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