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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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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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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BE NICE

      Kindness Is Contagious is a valuable educational documentary on the magic of kindness. Of all the species on earth, the most helpless for the longest period of time is in the human child. A child is helpless and unable to take...

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THANKSGIVING WITH THE CROWELL FAMILY

“I will offer to YOU the sacrifice of thanksgiving & will call on the name of the Lord.” Psalm 116:17 Our Special Day dedicated to being extra thankful typically begins in the early morning hours with Susie by a warm fireplace...

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A SPECIAL REST

"So, there is a special rest still waiting for the people of God." My beloved Susie asked me an elegant question last week. "When do you think you learned to have peace and be free from anxiety, worry, and fear?" This...

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TAKE AND RECEIVE

St. Ignatius's TAKE AND RECEIVE prayer is one of my most favorite prayers. Multiple times daily these are the words of my mouth. May they be yours as well. "Take, Lord, and receive all my liberty; all my knowledge, my understanding,...

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WHAT YOU APPRECIATE APPRECIATES – Jay Crowell

For a father I’m not sure many joys surpass the privilege of having children becoming lovely, healthy, successful parents. One of Crowell's teaching principles is, "A son should become twice as smart as his Dad. Knowing everything his Father knows...

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THE CHECK LIST

When the grind of life is so intensive, the human brain cannot process all that needs to be done without mistakes. A checklist has been proven to be an effective tool. For many years, the checklist was the way business...

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WORLD OF PEOPLE AND THINGS

“If you love things more than people you will use people to get things, if you love people more than things you will use things to help people.” One of my favorite men gave up his high school football job...

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