Time to Refocus
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Time to Refocus

As you know from previous posts, I have a heart condition. A serious one. And sometimes it’s tempting to give in to it, to pamper myself, to let it limit my experiences and my enjoyment of life. But I don’t. I want to live to the fullest, to enjoy all God has for me. I…

Breakthrough
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Breakthrough

Over the last couple of years, I’ve been working on battling the spirit of fear in my life. Besides the physical feeling of fear, I’ve also dealt with rebuking and replacing the negative voices in my head. The ones that kept me trapped and paralyzed about changing. I had to replace unhealthy messages with the…

BE a Writer
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BE a Writer

I really enjoy the book of Proverbs. Those short, succinct phrases speak clearly about every area of life. As I’ve grown older, I come to value their wisdom and guidance even more. Some, I’ve found, speak clearly to writing. One in particular is Proverbs 14:23 NLT. Work brings profit, but mere talk leads to poverty!…

It’s All About Trust
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It’s All About Trust

The first time I heard Larry Parman, an attorney specializing in estate planning speak at a conference, I knew I would use him. Even though he asked questions that made me squirm. “If something were to happen to you, could your children afford to bury you?” “Ummm…well…the truth is that they couldn’t even afford to…