THE POWER OF PERSONALIZED LETTERS

One of the most powerful ways to inspire and encourage someone is a personal letter. This is because written words can be reread and encouraged again. Therefore, they are magical. Currently, there are different ways of writing those personalized...

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DANCING WITH DEATH

Dear Words of Hope reader, please do not flee from this WOH because of the word "death." To equate it with dancing will be mind and heart boggling. Today we use "dancing" in fun and freeing terminologies: Dancing with the starsDancing with the...

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MEET MISS HOPE, MY NEW TEACHER

Everyone is a teacher! The title teacher is not inclusive to those who are certified academic instructors. The most effective teacher is one’s life experience. Imagine how smart we would be if we could begin our life journey knowing what...

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Labor Day Celebration

I discovered far too late in life what Labor Day Celebration should be.  I thought it was valuing hard work.  It really is appreciating what workers have given to the strength and well-being of America because of their toil. ...

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GUT CHECK DIAGNOSIS

From time to time, all of us need to assess where we are emotionally. We need to be willing to open the door and take an honest look, a self-test. Whatever we believe about ourselves on the inside is what...

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SFA – STAMP FOR APPROVAL

One of the most spectacular auto plants in the world is the Audi headquarters in Germany. According to my family, it is a marvel to watch an Audi being built from start to finish. If a problem happens at...

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LETTER TO FRED

Good morning, Freddy J. Crowell. The immediate, direct question needing an answer is: How are you? With a nice breeze coming through the open window, a favorite blanket over your lap, and the puppy Hope at your feet, life could be good. But...

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EVERYONE HAS A LORD

This is to be very personal, so let's approach this as a personal one-on-one conversation even though it is a monologue. My dad used to say, “Fred was vaccinated with a phonograph needle.” ❤️☺️💕 The elegant crucible question: WHO IS YOUR LORD? In my...

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CHREIA-PITHY EDUCATION

KEY STATEMENT.  To encourage someone is to give them oxygen. 12-year-old Bella Crowell Ferch gives us an education on what 6 graders are learning at the Oaks Classical Christian Academy. Bella delivers tons of oxygen to her Papa. "Chreia" (from...

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AMERICA THE LADY

Through the years America is portrayed as a lady. A lady of grace and beauty from sea to shining sea, purple mountain’s majesty, amber waves of grain, among fruited plains. President Abraham Lincoln cautioned all present and future Americans to...

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