Motives Matter

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Motives Matter
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Motives Matter

In a recent article, we discussed – Character Matters. These are timely reflections during significant challenges our world is navigating. On top of the global picture, people’s personal lives are strained at many levels, sometimes because of global issues. Having set the tone with the Character Matters article, let’s dive back into discussion about character, but go one level deeper. I propose to you that not only does Character Matter – but Motives Matter.

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How Do I Manage Feelings?

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How Do I Manage Feelings?
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Most people spend a portion of their life trying to figure out what to do with their feelings. They often ask themselves, “how do I manage feelings?” That’s a very good question. Read More …

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Character Matters

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Character Matters
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This past year has been packed with challenges while the entire world is slammed in crisis. It’s one of those years you look back in a decade and say – “Well, I remember one of the worst years ever – 2020! True, it’s been hard for individuals, for business and industry, and for countries around the world. This global picture is the high view of a big picture. Yet, when you drill down into every person’s daily life, you find even more challenges and crisis. People are under strain. With this harsh reality, there is one thing increasingly clear. Whatever the problem, the process, or the solution – character matters.

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Intentions: Who’s Responsible for My Life Patterns?

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Intentions: Who's Responsible for My Life Patterns?
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Intentions! We all have them. Sometimes we keep them and sometimes we don’t. I have come to realize success in keeping intentions somewhat depends on how you define the word – “intention.”

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HOW TO FINISH a 1-PAGE GOALS SHEET – Step 2

 

Last blog article explored living with purpose and hope. We began developing a 1-Page Goals Sheet – Step 1. This Goals Sheet is an individualized, custom-designed plan to organize and manage your life effectively with simple action steps.  We explored specific processes and began to construct your Goals Sheet. Today, we will finish your 1-Page Goals Sheet. You are very close to being done with a great plan and action steps that are easy to implement.

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How To Set Up a 1-PAGE GOALS SHEET: Step 1

 

Wouldn’t it be great if you could put everything you’re aiming for on one page! To have a tool that is short, concise, and condensed to help live each day successfully while aiming for your best . . . Instantly accessible . . . Something to carry on your device wherever you go. Or to print and keep a visible copy at your desk. This kind of tool – a 1-Page Goals Sheet – would be a personal development and self-accountability resource. It’s purpose? To help you be the best “you” possible and keep track of your progress as a healthy, balanced individual.

I’m delighted to tell you – this tool exists. And it works. I have been using a 1-Page Goals Sheet for decades, and it’s helped me focus and grow. Now I’d like to share this tool with you.

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Be an “R and R” Person – Refreshing and Rare    

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The other day, I received a note from a person who is refreshing and rare. They are committed to Jesus and walk with God. This person has chosen God’s priorities over their own agenda, and their life proves it. People like this quietly change the world as they faithfully live for Jesus. They are refreshing and rare. I want to be this kind of person.

Being alive is a privilege! God designed you to be dependent on Christ – synced with Him at your core. Joy and peace result from being connected with Jesus, even in times of sorrows. Plus, you gain purpose and wisdom.

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Steadfast                            

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Steadfast                            
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Maintaining a steady pace and a steadfast heart in life is a real trick, isn’t it? Life’s terrain is so unpredictable, and losses grab at your ankles as you walk. “Keeping on” while being patient and calm takes resolve and courage. Unexpected developments, disasters, losses and grief, disagreements, declining health, even aging – these pop up on every side. Addressing them well requires being steadfast.

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National Author’s Day For an Author

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National Author's Day For an Author
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I did not know Nov. 1 was National Author’s Day. My family surprised me with a lovely Author’s Day Tea. We enjoyed a yummy spread including homemade scones and clotted cream. Why did they do this? Well, they love me. But the main reason? I’m an author!

It’s been a fascinating journey, and I’ve learned so much. I’d like to tell you about my work.

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Do The Math!

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Do The Math!
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Math equations have always been helpful tools to give a picture of a process, clearer understanding, and even a possible plan of action. We’re going to explore a math equation in regard to godly conduct. I guess you could call it – “moral math?”

First thing to do with a math equation is to find what the variables are. Let’s start with this –

1 MAIN THING + 2 WAYS TO DO IT = GODLY CONDUCT

Your variables to fill in are 1 MAIN THING and 2 WAYS TO DO IT. How can we find the correct elements to fill in the variables?

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