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Attention!

Today’s culture says, “look at me! Look at how great I’m doing.” I love to celebrate others success. I’m happy when my friends and acquaintances are doing well.

But the ones who get my respect are those who do things quietly. They do the necessary work, and don’t care about getting attention or credit. They simply perform.

Which one are you? It’s certainly something to consider. Humility is attractive. Inflated egos are a turnoff…

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Instant

We have instant coffee, microwave food, Instacart grocery delivery, and instant messaging! We have gotten accustomed to living life at the speed of light.

Life takes work. We must apply ourselves to earn what we gain. Nothing is guaranteed, nor should it be. We make incremental progress daily to achieve bigger gains in the future.

The truth is, we only value what we earn, and rarely does anything great happen in an instant…

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The Determined People Podcast I Interview With Pamela Lowery

Pamela Lowery is a dynamic young woman. She is a speaker and publisher/creator of FAVR Lifestyle. A devoted follower of Jesus Christ, her story of how she came to know Jesus will inspire and amaze you. For all her life, strangers have been speaking prophesy into her life. Pamela finally listened, and obeyed. Click on the link to watch our lively interview:

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Inventory

Take a good look at yourself. Make a list of your talents and strengths. Thank the Creator for giving them to you.

When you focus on what you have instead of what others have, your thoughts align with your purpose. Coveting a talent someone else has takes away from your joy in the moment. God hardwired you exactly the way He wanted you. Go with it!

All of us are unique. It’s time to put your uniqueness on display…

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Timing

Timing is everything. When you need to have a difficult conversation with someone, choosing the right time makes all the difference.

God’s timing is perfect. That said, I don’t always like His timing in the moment, but it turns out the best when I accept it. He really does know best.

If you are in a challenging period of your life, take a minute to thank God for the lessons you are learning. He never punishes us, only disciplines. Discipline means teaching, even when we don’t like it…

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Higher Ground

All of us have a deeper desire than we are living. We have been imbued by the Creator to live for a greater purpose, to be part of something bigger than ourselves. What stops us from pursuing it?

Faith can be a scary thing. We step into an abyss, not knowing what’s next or where we are going. What might seem scary can also be exhilarating. Our mindset in pursuit of our reason for living sets the tone. Do we have a fear mindset, or one of great faith? We get to choose.

Fear can paralyze you. Faith will energize you. Choose faith and live higher…

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Gifts

On Christmas morning, people all over the world are celebrating and opening gifts. But there is one gift we might overlook daily: the gift of life.

Birth itself is a miracle. It is awe-inspiring to study and understand all the things that must go right to produce a baby. The odds are against us, but when God is involved all the odds are shifted.

There are people who won’t wake up today. Some died naturally, while some chose to take their own life. Never take life for granted. It is a gift from God…

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