Tag Archives: Family

Our worldview and the choices we make

A worldview can be simply described as the way we understand the world in which we live. Each of us has a worldview. Some of us have given careful thought about our worldview while others have formed a worldview through … Continue reading

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Choose to look forward

We are going through a rough time right now. Millions are out of work. Businesses are closed, and some will not be able to re-open. Thousands have died, and families have not even been able to attend the funeral or … Continue reading

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Choose to be happy

Several years ago I heard about a woman and her adult daughter who went shopping together. For some reason, the mother was not in a good mood and complained the entire time they were out. After trying on some shoes … Continue reading

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You can make your life better or worse

Zig Ziglar was the greatest motivational speaker I ever heard. My daughter and I attended several motivational conferences where he spoke. He would open his seminar by asking two questions. The first question was “How many of you believe that … Continue reading

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The Consequences of our Choices

One of the privileges we have living in America is that we have the freedom to make choices about how we live our lives. We are free to marry the person we want to marry. We are free to do … Continue reading

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Book publisher or agent needed

I apologize for not writing lately. It’s not that I haven’t been at home! I’ve been busy putting the finishing touches on a book that I’ve been writing and trying to find a publisher. Since publishing my last book in … Continue reading

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The grateful factor

A few years ago I was talking with an angry young man. He was angry with his adoptive parents and with society in general. As a result of his anger he was making some very poor decisions that would not … Continue reading

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Good habits lead to success

If a person wants a successful future he or she needs to plan for it. We don’t often drift into success. Success comes when we take intentional steps to achieve it. One of the critical steps we can take to … Continue reading

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Success is an inside job

You might succeed if no one else believes you can, but you will never succeed if you don’t believe you can. One of the most important things anyone can do to succeed in life is to believe that they can. … Continue reading

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Look for opportunities to brag

Zig Ziglar used to say that some people go around looking for people’s faults like there was a reward for finding them. He challenged people to be “good-finders.” He felt that it was important to look for the good things … Continue reading

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