UNDERSTANDING 3 INTENSE RELATIONSHIPS TO EMPOWER YOUR LIFE

UNDERSTANDING 3 INTENSE RELATIONSHIPS TO EMPOWER YOUR LIFE

Deep down, I believe, each of us desires an empowered life…and certain types of intense relationships enhance and empower. Men and women, from the social butterfly to the bookworm, are uniquely wired to thrive as relational beings. Babies can suffer the failure-to-thrive syndrome if their parent(s) deprive them of emotional care and support. The elderly, too, need connection to other humans to remain emotionally healthy. No matter our age, people need people. And, just as important, people need people who…

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MUSTARD SEEDS AND MOVING YOUR MOUNTAIN

MUSTARD SEEDS AND MOVING YOUR MOUNTAIN

Mustard seeds and a mountain, both extraordinary parts of creation, are linked together with faith in the pages of holy writing. Mustard seeds, like humankind’s skin colors, range in beautiful color variations of yellow, white, brown and black. The tiny mustard seed, only 1 to 2 millimeters (0.039 to 0.079 in) in size is commonly used as a spice. The mustard seed’s size is remarkable because nature produces no smaller seed. They are so small; the slightest wind could rapidly move…

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CAN SHE BE A LEADER?

CAN SHE BE A LEADER?

I saw them in Walmart. An elderly married couple, both appeared frail, shopping together for groceries. The husband pushed the shopping cart and the wife held the side of the cart as they walked down the aisle choosing their items. Who was the leader? Is he the leader? Can she be a leader? Clear View Acts of service are my love language and it delighted me to see this couple shopping together. After checking out with my groceries and loading…

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FINDING SOUL REFLECTION IN THE BACKYARD

FINDING SOUL REFLECTION IN THE BACKYARD

Welcome to my realm of serenity. Here is where I rest in soul reflection. God richly blessed my husband and me with an amazing backyard sanctuary. In my favorite spot, the yellow jute hammock, I can feel the chronic stress pains in my neck melt away under the beauty of shimmering leaves. I’ll never stop chuckling watching squirrels chase each other’s tails in a game of chase. Listening to their melodic tinkling, I wish I knew the language of the…

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