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Interview With Timothy Douglas

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Fear of Missing Out…

People will make emotional decisions when they feel like they might miss out on something. I encourage you to use wisdom and discernment when faced with big decisions. Pray about them, and listen for the voice of our Creator to guide you…

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Speaking of Kindness…

The tongue is a laser sharp instrument. It can heal or it can hurt. Your choice, but I encourage you to return kind words to others, not stinging rebukes. Both of you will benefit…

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Looks Aren’t Everything…

Every day, Facebook and Instagram are filled with pictures of people showing us how attractive they are. Pictures are filtered to hide lines, wrinkles and other imperfections. But I want to see more…I want to see into the heart of the person. Every face has a beautiful story behind it…

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Our Future…

Today’s children are tomorrow’s leaders. We are failing them. In 2016, suicide became the #2 killer of kids. In 2020 a study revealed that 78% of students felt lonely. It’s ironic that so many kids could feel lonely. We live in the most technologically connected culture ever.

The solution? One thing we can do is make certain our children feel loved and accepted. Hold them accountable for their actions, but don’t let them feel unloved because they made a mistake or two.

We must turn this around, and fast. It begins with us…

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Kindness Matters…

Every person you encounter has something troubling them. You probably will not see it on the surface level, but that doesn’t make it less real. Slow down and show kindness to everyone, even the people who don’t deserve it. They need kindness shown to them the most, and you will benefit as well…

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Angry People…

Sometimes we encounter people who seem to be angry about everything. Try to be patient with them. Their hurt comes from deep within, and it manifests in an unhealthy way. Pray for them…

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Rainy Days…

I love the rain. We seldom see much rain in Texas, so perhaps the rarity of rain makes me appreciate it more. It’s the same with the people we are grateful for in our lives. Let’s make sure they know they are appreciated and loved by our actions…

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Rudeness…

Our culture has adopted political correctness in a failed attempt to stop people from being rude. Rudeness is never okay, but trying to fix internal heart problems with external answers is in vain.

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Beliefs…

Do you consider yourself to be open minded? Whenever we are discussing a topic, pretty much any topic, our belief system is attached to our side of the discussion. Sometimes what we may believe is incorrect. And if that is the case, be humble and learn…

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