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Work With What You Have

The world was abuzz last week after the 47-year old Scottish "spinster", Susan Boyle, mesmerized us with her vocal performance on Britain's Got Talent. In less than a week, her rendition of Les Miserables, I Dream a Dream, has been viewed over forty million times on YouTube.

Be Gentle With Yourself

Each day presents us with choices about how we will live our lives. There are pressures from within and without that can cause us to put undue pressure on ourselves to perform, to look a certain way, to conform to the latest trends and so forth.

"Mommy, Somebody's Having a Baby"

On a shrugged-off afternoon of YouTube wandering, I came upon this: "Is There Life After Death?"

Your New Normal and Resetting Your Life

People who have lost their houses and cars and everything they've worked for all their lives may feel like giving up. Some do. After thirty or forty years they don't feel like they have it within them to rebuild and try again. Some have no choice but to live the life they've been handed. Financially they don't have an option.

Why is America So Sad? And Where Do We Find Joy?

A study by the Harvard Graduate School of Education-based on an October 2020 poll released in February 2021-deserved widespread media coverage. It got almost none. Given what was going on this past February, that is not surprising. But it is regrettable nonetheless.

Focus On What You Do

If you want a friend be a friend. There is never a guarantee. However, if you do not put anything into a friendship it's certain the friendship will never grow.

What Life Seems To Be

Life is short. The best we can do, is the best we can do. If we are doing our best, then what more can we expect from ourselves and others? Most people are doing the best they can with the information and abilities they have.

Worry Rarely Changes Anything

Life presents challenges to us all and most of us understand worry. There are enough ordeals along the way of life to cause each of us to worry our heads off. However, worry will never add another day to our lives. Worry will not smooth a wrinkle, dry a tear or eliminate disease, poverty. It will not keep someone from harm. Worry has never prevented bad news or bad things from happening.

What Life Requires

Willingness to try and to learn new skills is imperative to navigating life. There is always more to learn.

Dont Die With Your Dreams Still Inside You

I write and talk a lot about dreams. Primarily because I know we serve an awesome and amazing God, who gave us dreams for an awesome and amazing purpose.

The Power of Inspiration

INSPIRATION can be a powerful thing. It can keep you going when all around you cries out "quit!" It is even more powerful than motivation,as motivation gives you your basic reasons to keepgoing--it tells you why you want to do what you do, because motivation is based on goals.

5 Things That Americans Can Do To Remember Reviving, Surviving and Thriving in the Wake of Sept 11

For those people who lost friends and loved ones in the September 11th World Trade Center attacks, the anniversary will re-open the wounds and renew the pain of great loss. For the rest of us, it is a painful reminder of our vulnerability.

Believe In Yourself And Become a Winner: Lessons from Hollywood

Copyright 2004 Priya Shah A while ago I made it a point to watch the movie "Legally Blonde." Not just for the bright, chirpy and eminently watchable Reese Witherspoon, but also because I loved the message it sent out.

Dare To Dream

The rewards of life come to those who do, not to those whomerely read, talk or day dream. Action is the key.

Are You The Master Of Your Destiny?

How strong are you? I'm not asking if you can carry 150 lbs. of weight.

The Serpents Genesis 1 and 2

Not long after the beginning a being fell from the heavens to the earth. Even as the Spirit of God hovered overhead, the Serpent swam the waters below.

Alone But Not Lonely

In today's fast paced society, we've become accustomed to filling the eeriness of silence with fluff. We turn to many distractions as a means of escaping feelings of idleness or boredom.

The Fighting Father

This man is an Anglican priest but with a difference. You would not want to offend him put it that way.

My Passion, My Life

Every morning I excitedly get out of bed. Just a few minutes of goals and visions for the day swirl in my head.

7 Strategies to Overcoming Anxiety and Panic Attacks

You Can Overcome panic attacks and anxiety!That is great news to those who suffer day in and day out, year in and year out. I have and I know that you can too.

Who is the Pilot?

It was a mild summer day in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina when I boarded United Airline flight 7318 to Washington, DC. Like usual, I promptly located my window seat, with no doubts that the pilots would safely take me to my destination.

Withstand the Test of Time

As I drove home from work late one wintry afternoon, chilled from the freezing temperatures, I noticed the beautiful trees aligned on both sides of the road. Amongst the evergreens and the pine trees, one tree in particular caught my attention as it majestically stood, with its strong branches extending outward.

Mirror, Mirror -- What Do I See?

"A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world.

Accept Every Invitation

How often do you decline an invitation because you have something else you would rather do? Or you're not crazy about the person asking you to join? Or you're not interested in that type of event? Or you feel like doing nothing? ..

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