Month: December 2012

Happy New Year!

I would like to wish each of you a happy New Year! I am thankful for the support each of you have given since I relaunched this blog back in June. It has been a great time for me to convey my thoughts to you and to read your comments and suggestions. I’ll be working…

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Christmas Memories

Christmas time is a time to meet with family and friends. Many you may not have seen for a year or more. It’s a time to reflect on memories. We all have memories and traditions we grew up with. Many traditions are similar between families. Getting trees or decorations just after Thanksgiving. Making Christmas cookies….

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Daily Reminders

This past Sunday, the Sunday School teacher for one of the teen classes at my church brought a lesson based on the acrostic “DAILY.” I thought that I would share it here because it was a great reminder to me. Decide to follow God daily – We have to choose (on purpose) to follow God…

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Time with Dan Rockwell (Leadership Freak) via Todd Liles

One of my main goals is discipleship: training and teaching – helping others to become better. Todd Liles (@ToddLiles) has an awesome give-away on his blog: Todd Liles: LIVEwell. He took the Enhance Your Blog class from Dan Rockwell, and purchased two one-hour sessions of one-on-one time with Dan! Additionally, there are several great bonuses. Go to…

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How to Have a Wonderful Life

The Christmas season is a season of giving. It’s a time when people tend to think a little more about others, pay attention to their needs, and give a little extra. Of course, this stems from our ultimate example in Jesus, Who gave His life for us. This is also the season of classic Christmas…

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2013 Goals

It is time to be looking at goals for the next year. Dan Miller suggests starting mid-November (so I’m a little late on this). I have not personally set goals in such a way before the start of the year, but there’s no reason to wait. I am using Zig Ziglar’s Wheel of Life, as…

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Gaining the Victory (Part 3)

This is the last four points of one of my short e-books. If you haven’t read them yet, you can read the introduction, Part 1 (“The trials will come,” “There will be an end,” and “Act, don’t react), and Part 2 (“Prepare in prayer,” “Re-enforce by reading,” and “Fuel by fellowship”). Courage through counsel Where no counsel is, the…

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Gaining the Victory (Part 2)

This is the second three points of one of my short e-books. If you haven’t read them yet, you can read the introduction and Part 1 (“The trials will come,” “There will be an end,” “Act, don’t react). Prepare in prayer Prayer is the greatest weapon we have. It is also the least used weapon. It is so forsaken…

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Gaining the Victory (Part 1)

This is the first three points of one of my short e-books. If you haven’t read it yet, you should look at the introduction first. The trials will come “If you’re not going through something now, just wait – it’s in the mail.” I’ve heard this many times throughout the years in preaching. It’s a…

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