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Love one another as Jesus has loved us.

Thanks to a major remodel there will be no Christmas decorating inside my home until the week before Christmas. At least I have my outside decorations, which were completed the week before Thanksgiving. Yes, I love Christmas! Missing the visual beauty of Christmas. I thought I would watch one of my favorite Christmas music videos, …

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Happiness can be as elusive as catching a feather in a hurricane. Research suggest Americans feel happy approximately 54% of the time, neutral 25% of the time and unhappy 21% of the time. In his book Authentic Happiness Dr. Martin Seligman concluded that happy people are healthier. (Medicine For What Ails You) use their intellect …

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Last weekend I saw The Giver. Thankfully, I didn’t read any of the reviews before seeing it because I would have opted to watch something else. Thus missing a movie that resonated with me long after it had ended. Set in a community where conformity is honored and enforced. The Giver is the story of …

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Us Baby Boomers came of age when traditional values were either rejected or redefined. Nonconformity was at the core of our being. Idealism and optimism permeated our dreams. We were going to change the world. Change the world we did! Peace marches, civil rights protests and bra burnings gave way to an insatiable need for wealth …

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Let’s be honest. Transformation at times is both uncomfortable and inconvenient because it threatens both others and your perception of your identity. disrupts the status quo. replaces the familiar with the unknown. forces the honest evaluation of both your strengths and weaknesses. For these reasons many choose to settle for lives of mediocrity and monotony. …

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