THE ADVENTURE OF LIVING, Part 1

Life is meant for good friends and great adventures! Life is an adventure to be lived! Even Aristotle said, "Adventure is worthwhile."  However, why should it take a catastrophe to wake us up to find it? Often it is a mini-stroke,...

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A HEALTHY COACH HAS CHARACTER

This guest Words of Hope is written by Janice Foland. OUR KIDS NEED HEALTHY COACHES WITH CHARACTER. How do we select healthy coaches for our kids? Introducing Fred Crowell with a PTR (Proven Track Record) who points us to the “HOW TO.”   What...

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THANKFULNESS

THANKFULNESS GRATITUDE CREATION Today is focus time on 3 impactful words! First, is the idea of thankfulness. It is impossible to have a negative attitude and be thankful. Thanklessness is a terrible robber of peace and contentment. Second, is the idea of gratitude....

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CROWELL’S IRREVOCABLE LAW OF THE BROKEN PLATE

A broken plate! Imagine the pain a mother experienced when her young child dropped one of her most precious treasures. It was a special plate received from her mother. In tears, this mother scooped up the broken pieces, preparing to toss...

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SOLUTION TO POOR CHARACTER

Do you desire freedom from quick temper, anger, and personal conflicts? The Apostle Paul is truly a remarkable writer. I marvel as I read his many books. Around 57 AD he made a difficult decision. Do I visit Rome or Jerusalem?...

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EXISTENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF SELF-LOVE, Part 2

For the best subconscious nanosecond's response, I suggest these four literary prose are worth reading repeatedly. They will support our inward peace and rest. "When despair grows in me and I awake in the night at the least sound...

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EXISTENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF SELF-LOVE, Part 1

The legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus reportedly said: "You cannot become a great golfer until you have the skill to watch yourself hitting the golf ball." This is like taking your eyes out of your head and watching yourself in...

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OUT OF EGYPT

This Words of Hope blog is especially for those who are experiencing hardship or helping another who is experiencing hardship, feeling defeated. For over 400 years, the Israelites suffered in bondage because of slavery to the pharaoh of Egypt. One...

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WALK IT, DON’T TALK IT

"If you know it and you don't do it, you don't know it." - Mike Nilson The Apostle James short book on walking your talk reminds me of a college basketball game. The showboat talker was fouled with two seconds on...

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JUST LOVE PEOPLE

Life offers no greater gift with greater rewards than just loving people for no other motive than to love. Frankly, I never much liked the slogan “Just Do It.” Seems to me it has more negative than positive connotations. I like...

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