TRICK OR TREAT

5 BILLION spent on Halloween each year; the second biggest money making celebration of the year. Who said capitalism is dead? 2000 years ago the Celts believed they could talk with the visiting dead. The invading Romans turned this Irish...

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IS HIGH SCHOOL A JOKE?

Nearly 25% of high school students at a large school district in the state of Washington skip school every day. Obviously, these teens think high school, at the least, is a joke or, at best, worth only 75% of their...

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FORGIVENESS REALITY

Forgiveness asking is one of the world's most important, yet least understood and practiced success principles. What makes it so difficult to ask forgiveness? What are the four best words you can say to restore conflict that is impossible for so...

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FORGIVENESS-Our Get Out of Jail Card

As I studied Paul's coaching of his beloved son in the faith, Timothy, it became clear to me that to be able to live out "living with holy hands" required me to be free of anger and other ways...

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THE LAW OF FORGIVENESS

The universe is governed by laws. Obedience to the law preserves life. Disobedience to these laws may lead to destruction. Three things you need to know about the laws of the universe. All laws of the universe were...

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GREATER THAN SCIENCE

The doctors told me I had less than single digit chances to survive the dreaded Whipple pancreatic surgery.  My medical team was extraordinary. Medical science could offer me less than 10% success. Faithful prayers of loved ones and many I have...

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FIVE DAILY GRATITUDES

Research suggests gratitude helps beat cancer. Dr. John Gottman has proven through extensive testing that when the heart jumps over 100 beats per minute when angry, the ability to solve problems diminishes. Clinical tests are proving gratitude promotes health. Writing...

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How high is high? How low is low?

Unless you know how low is low, knowing how high is high is not possible. My life experience tells me rock bottom is the low of lows. It is impossible to go lower than rock bottom. At rock-bottom, two...

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AWAKE

A daily privilege so often taken for granted! Ann, age 57, took a one hour nap. Ray tried to wake her at 1:30 PM. Ann never opened her eyes again. A brain aneurysm took her life. Awake, God’s gift was...

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CROWELL’S GUT CHECK

Existential Self Diagnosis -ESD Between 1971 and 1975 hundreds of people came to NW Counseling Services for family and personal counsel. The following test was an instrument I designed to help with making an accurate diagnosis so that a correct...

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