LET GOD TRANSFORM ME

If any man be in Christ he is a new creature old things passed away all things become new. – 2nd Corinthians 5:17 Attempting to change one’s self, this become clear: it is impossible. This is why the apostle Paul...

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CROWELL ON SECOND GUESSING 

The second of two WOH's on the destructive habit of second guessing oneself. The biggest little word in the English language is the word "if." Two letters that can make a big impact.  "If" can be used in various ways: 1. An...

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TO COMPARE IS TO DESPAIR

"If you want to feel inferior, look at someone above you. If you want to feel superior, look at someone beneath you."  - Walt King Susie's dad was a wise man. He grew up in the Great Depression. He road...

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TWO CHOICES – WE GET BITTER OR WE GET BETTER

God's mercy is for everyone. “And so dear brothers and sisters, 'I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all He has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice - the kind he...

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TRUE FRIENDSHIPS vs. TRANSACTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

If 7 out of 10 calls to me are asking for something, it is not a friendship, it is a transactional relationship. An example of a  friendship killer call is, "Hey Fred, Zechariah here. Been a long time. How are you?...

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SECOND GUESSING IS UNPROFITABLE

"We should have won that game.” - New York Mets Terry Collins Reading USA Today Sports, Bob Nightengale’s interview with Manager Collins brought me back to the Royals-Giants game 5.  Matt Harvey took a 2-0 lead into the ninth. Collins was...

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LOVE TRUMPS ALL

One of my favorite hobbies is playing cards with friends. Bridge, Hearts, Pinochle, Casino, 10 To 1, Rummy and Cribbage are all card games I like.  Knowledge of the game rules is the first step to being a winner. Card smarts...

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NEVER LOSE YOUR DREAMS

The four P’s - Psalms, purpose, prayer & power. Dr Shann Ferch tells the following story. One day my dad took me to Circle, Montana to visit his dad. Grandpa was living in a small shack. He was an alcoholic. It was...

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TCOB-TAKE CARE OF THE BALL

"Guard your heart above all else for it determines the course of your life.” Proverbs 4:23 In my view, basketball is not the only game, but the best game. I began loving basketball at age 4 when my father took me...

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FINISH STRONG

"Work hard and continue to struggle.” - Timothy Last week a friend sent me a text with this question, "Why do we have to struggle?” Honestly, my first thought was, “why should we not have to struggle?” This beautiful, magnificent thing...

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