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Don’t Remodel, Rebuild

Several years ago, on a Sunday morning, I listened as a husband and wife team urged the congregation to look at the connection between our self-talk and the way we live. They talked about how our beliefs (what we think/say) form a foundation for the emotional "houses" we live in and how those emotions then… Continue reading Don’t Remodel, Rebuild

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Be Careful Little Mouth What You Say

Depending on your source, it has been said that the average adult speaks anywhere from 10,000 – 30,000 words each day. This reminds me of a movie that came out years ago about a man who only had 1000 words left before he died. The movie, starring Eddie Murphy, got me to thinking about what… Continue reading Be Careful Little Mouth What You Say

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Time to Quit Your Daydream

I know, I know.  The popular saying is “Don’t quit your daydream,” and here I am saying the opposite: quit your daydream.  No, I am not saying to give up on your hopes for your life.  No, there is nothing wrong with wanting more and wanting to add more to the lives of others.  I… Continue reading Time to Quit Your Daydream

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The End of Prevalence

On the last day of 2018, I awakened from my sleep with the phrase, “The end of prevalence” on my mind.  See, I was lying there in somewhat of a dream-like state, with my eyes closed, and a slight awareness of a full bladder.  I could tell the room was no longer completely dark, and… Continue reading The End of Prevalence

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U.P.C.L.O.S.E. – 7 Rules of Engagement

In many ways, social media has provided us with ways to connect to those across the world.  Yet, many struggle to relate in healthy ways to those who are “up close.”  Rather than feel connected, they report feeling more alone and isolated.  How can this be? Have we lost the ability to engage one-on-one?  Are… Continue reading U.P.C.L.O.S.E. – 7 Rules of Engagement