Are You A Settler?

Never settle for good when you know you can do better. We live in a world of settlers. Of course I am not talking about pioneers who blazed the trail of the west and “settled” into a new land.  I am talking about people willing to “settle” for second best

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The High Cost of Unforgiveness

I recently read of a woman who adamantly declared to a minister, “I will never forgive my father!” She had grown up with a keen awareness that her father favored her younger sister, and she kept a mental record of all the things that he had done or failed to

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Who is the Bully on Your Playground?

Stop beating yourself up.  Do you remember as a kid those times on the playground when the “bully of the playground” would come and pound on kids that were smaller and more scared?  I remember watching in helplessness as other kids would get into fights and someone would eventually leave

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The Beautiful Symphony of Your Life

It is time for your life to become a symphony.  I love classical music.  To hear the robust sounds of the various pieces of the orchestra each with their unique tone come together in complete harmony to make an unforgettable melody.  It is a true fact that music soothes the

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Insecurity Always Leads to Immaturity

You will always be immature as long as you are willing to stay insecure.  The most immature people in life are those who are unwilling to work through their insecurities.  Ironically – they are also the most difficult people to work with in life.  Why is that the case? Insecurity

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Go Leave Some Fingerprints

You have a fingerprint that is totally unique. That means that no one else in the world has the exact same set of ridges and lines that you have on your fingers; and no one ever will.  Think about the intricate design God made on your fingers to insure that

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Are You a Genius?

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid — Albert Einstein According to the 1828 Webster’s dictionary definition – a genius is “a peculiar nature, disposition, aptitude or character that

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Savoring Simplicity

How do you keep things simple in an increasingly complex and confusing world?  There is a spirit of unrest and chaos in the environment.  People are distracted by so many things:  constant emails and text messages along with a news media screaming negative headlines at them every single day.  Each

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