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Turning It Over

God is speaking to us constantly. The noise of the world, distractions, work deadlines and more catch our focus and attention. But we have the power to change that.

What if we eliminated the noise by turning off the television for a few days? Sitting in silence while quieting our minds creates an uninterrupted connection with the Creator. He has our attention. Now let’s turn our hearts over to Him…

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Seen

Everyone has a deep desire to be seen and heard. Yet some people don’t believe they are important enough to have a voice. Nothing could be further from the truth.

We were created by God. He doesn’t make mistakes, nor does He second guess himself. If we are important enough to have been thought of by the Creator of the universe, then all of us are important. We weren’t an afterthought.

Be the voice for others until they find their own. You and I are good enough for God, so we are good enough…

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Terminal

People make changes in their lives when they receive a health scare. Maybe they begin an exercise program and eat healthier foods. But what might happen if they were given a diagnosis that they were terminal?

One thing is certain: all of us will die someday. The odds of us living a long time are high, but what would change in us if we adopted a terminal mindset? What I mean is, we don’t focus on death but we act like our time is limited. We would get more accomplished than we would if we act like we “have all the time in the world.”

I encourage you to turn up the heat on yourself. Our time is limited. Get to work on living with purpose. Make a difference…

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Adventure

Helen Keller wrote, “life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.” She was blind and deaf from the age of 19 months, so it’s a miracle we have heard the name Helen Keller.

If you are reading this, you already possess an advantage over Keller. Can you hear beautiful sounds like music, birds singing or the laughter of a precious child? There’s another.

We have everything we need to make a difference in the world. We might not become world famous, but we don’t need fame to reach and impact others. Start your adventure today and don’t look back…

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Work

Companies and countries are experimenting with a four-day work week. Early results show increased productivity by as much as 40%. Perhaps it’s a good idea, but let’s see if these results are sustainable.

Hard work is gratifying. You feel good after putting in a full day of work, knowing you have accomplished something. Weekends are nice for recharging and getting errands done, but I believe we are hardwired to achieve. This is why it feels fulfilling.

Our worldly work should sustain us, allow us to pay our bills, but it isn’t all there is. Do your work honestly, but keep your eye on your true purpose. Your calling might not involve your job…

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Numbers

Churches like to count how many people attend. People want their Facebook post to be liked by many. Television programs get renewed if they have enough viewers.

I’m appreciative for every single person who reads my blog or listens to my podcast. Fortunately, my podcast and my blog reach people in over 100 countries around the world. I can’t control it, yet I know God gets the messages to those who need it when they need it. That’s good enough for me…

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Offensive

Political correctness has escalated into everything we “can’t say because we might offend someone.” This has caused people to be overly cautious when engaged in conversations or perhaps giving a public speech.

On the other side of the equation, mankind craves deep, authentic talk. People want to feel free to be themselves.

When we connect with someone, we speak from the heart. When you get your heart right, worthwhile words and actions follow…

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