How to Pray When Overwhelmed

The Word of God is the Will of God.  When you feel overwhelmed with the pressures and trials of life, try  praying the Scriptures. Here’s an example to get you started: “Lord, I am beset with trouble. It seems that more problems arise each day. I am weary of my own sighing and can find […]

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A Salute to My Spiritual (Female) Mentors

This past Mother’s Day got me to thinking about the women–outside of my mother–who have shaped my life. Below is a synopsis of each one arranged CHRONOLOGICALLY based on when they came onto the scene and started impacting my life: LADY JEAN MITCHELL (wife of the late Elder S.E. Mitchell who) during my college years […]

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Synergy! Collaboration is the New Competition

I love the word “collaborate” because it suggests synergy–the concept that the “whole”  is greater than the sum of the parts.  We are surrounded by synergism in everyday life.  Take our physical bodies,  for example. Using free weights, I can lift about 3 pounds with each finger; thus, I should be able to life 15 […]

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I’m Praying for Your Financial Breakthrough!

Although the best things in life may be free, you need CASH to fund or access many of the things that are not… like funding your child’s education, launching a new business or product, paying for assistance/expertise, buying necessary equipment, staying current on mortgage and other debt, maintaining your vehicle, paying dues to be in […]

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Jesus: The Model Celebrity

I’m doing an exciting study from the Gospels on how Jesus handled his “celebrity” (celebrity simply means to be well-known). No matter how much He grew in fame, He consistently: 1) PRAYED (Mark 1:35-37 NKJV : Now in the morning, having risen a long while before daylight, He went out and departed to a solitary […]

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A RANT AGAINST CELL PHONE ADDICTION

 I try to keep rants to a minimum. However, I have a great burden to see people behave properly (i.e., considerately) towards others because it makes for higher quality relationships and works to their advantage in the long run. So to “cut to the chase”, here is a gentle reminder that the following behaviors are […]

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Overcoming an Impatient Attitude

“So what’s the bottom line?” Jill wanted to shout at the woman who was giving the support group the long version of her current dilemma. It was getting late and five members were still waiting for their turn to share the issues they had faced during the week. Of course as a trained counselor, Jill […]