6 Steps to Facing Confrontation

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Confrontation can leave you feeling negative and uncomfortable, however, not all disputes need to be negative. Friction builds heat and when aptly used, it warms and soothes. Avoiding confrontation is like sitting in a cold bath of water and never getting out. The steps to facing your offender without breaking your bonds with them don’t guarantee a positive outcome, however, … Read More

Get to Know Others …by asking powerful questions

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Remember when you were a kid and asked all kinds of questions? How do plants grow? What makes the grass green? Why does it get cold? Back then you were a question-asking machine, full of curiosity and wonder! The world around you was an amazing place, and you wanted to know everything about it. We all have this natural quest … Read More

What Does Your Hashtag Say?

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My nephew died a few weeks ago. He was only 16 years old. His name went viral. Why? Because he affected so many people with an attitude of happiness. As you watch videos of him, you can see in his eyes that he loved life. He made a choice. He had hard things happen to him just like the rest … Read More

Going For The BIG YES

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I’m standing in my closet, searching for the BIG YES as I take a look at my “stuff.” Since our last move, I’ve given away many items that have worn out their worth. Plus, I feel much lighter since I’ve sent most of my children’s treasures to them. As Greg McKeown points out in his book Essentialism, I want to separate … Read More

Forgiveness is For You

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Corrie ten Boom shared publicly about the gift of forgiveness and healing when she told of her story in the concentration camp during World War II. Although her sister had died, Corrie lived to share her message.    Then one day….   A former Nazi guard, who had been part of Corrie’s terrible confinement, approached her after one of her … Read More

The Secret of Powerful People

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My husband greeted a young, handsome 8-year-old boy in his office. He and his older brother were there with their mom, having a checkup on their teeth. My husband, the dentist, noticed a spot of green on the young man’s cheek. He asked him about it, and he candidly replied, “Oh, that must have been the green drink I had … Read More

The Secrets of a Happy Heart

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For over 40 years, more than 75,000 heart transplant operations have taken place. When the heart is first transplanted, the body thinks the new heart is foreign and immediately begins to attack it. Left unmonitored, the body will naturally reject a new, donor heart and will die. Fortunately, medicines have greatly improved to suppress this natural response. This amazing procedure … Read More

You Are Already a Wealth Magnet

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Do you realize that you already have what you need to feel wealthy?   You do!   You might need to look around and notice what you already have, but you are already wealthy if you have any of the following items in your life.   Someone who loves you Food to eat A pillow for your head Hugs from … Read More