THE TRIPLE A’s

Adversity - Abundance - Appreciation Is it possible to go through life without adversity? Are learning valuable life lessons possible without adversity? In your life experience, how has adversity shaped you? With bold confidence, I proclaim adversity is vital to success in every...

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RELAX

      Slow the bus down. Relax. Breath. Call Time Out. When the pace gets too fast, relax. When words flow too quickly, relax. When the conversation heats up, relax. When anger seethes, relax. These are the times that Susie and...

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THE END GAME

In my career coaching years, I discovered a valuable premise which, in turn, can be transferred to practical life. I call it THE END GAME. How was it discovered in basketball? Often when my players did not know what would be the...

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CONTENTMENT

The secret of this attitude. An elegant question from Jay Crowell: Dad, if you could visit one site in Rome what would this place be? After many trips to Italy, this wasn't an easy question for me to answer. Without a blink,...

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VALID IDENTIFICATION, Part 2

Recently one of my remarkable sisters asked me this profound question: "What made you become a Christian?" If you remember, dear sis, we both grew up with the assumed ID of not being intelligent and an outcast family. Both our...

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VALID IDENTIFICATION, Part 1

In today's culture, we are virtually helpless to operate successfully without proper identification. ID's and passwords have the potential to control our lives. Don't believe me? Here are some examples where either a driver's license, passport or credit card is needed. ...

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TIME EVAPORATES

Moses said, ”Teach us to number our days.” St. James said, “Your life is like a vapor, here today and gone tomorrow.” The Psalmist said, “Life is as short-lived as grass. It blossoms like a flower in the field.” 34 years ago...

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PAIN PRODUCES CHANGE

No discipline seems pleasant at the time but later on, however, it produces a fruit of righteousness for those who are trained by it.  One day while channel surfing a program I came across showed the devastation of not being able...

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WALKING AND LIVING IN THE LIGHT

"The LIGHT shines in the darkness, and darkness has not overcome it... God is LIGHT; in Him there is not darkness at all." "The One who is the true LIGHT, who gives LIGHT to everyone, was coming into the world......

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5 HOW QUESTIONS

Be careful how you answer these 5 how questions. Serious reflection may alter the course of your life. For the good! Try to answer each question in writing using 20 words or less. In hopes of encouraging you I have...

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