RECOGNIZE THE VALUE OF APPRECIATION

"The ability to appreciate is a learned behavior. Mastery of this skill of seeing the full worth  in people, in creation and all life is the difference between being a positive or a negative human being." Fred Crowell January 22,...

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I JUST CALLED TO TELL YOU

Stevie Wonder made famous the song, I Just Called To Say I Love You with the popular lyrics, "I just called to say I love you; I just called to say how much I care." How does it impact you...

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TAKES AWESOME TO RECOGNIZE AWESOME

What's better than getting a text from a person you highly respect telling you that you are awesome? Today one of my heroes, Roger Smith, texted me,”You were awesome on the NBC conference call today.” My text back to Roger, “Takes...

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HOLY HANDS

“Cling to your faith in Christ & have a clear conscience.” - Timothy Around about 64 A.D, which was 31 years after the crucifixion of Jesus, Paul was imprisoned for the second time. These had to be days of desolation...

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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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THE SNAKE LINE

A powerful solution to stop worry, fear, self-pity, and other forms of negative behavior. I happened to hear a portion of a sermon about not controlling your thoughts and emotions.   Babies can't control their emotions. This is acceptable. It is...

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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 rode...

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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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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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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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