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Jesus Speaks: Empty Promises

Jesus Speaks: Empty Promises Jesus visited earth over 2,000 years ago. What He said was recorded by eyewitnesses in the book of Matthew in the Bible. This is what Jesus said about making empty promises: “And don’t say anything you don’t mean. This counsel is embedded...

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Stop & Think: January 2, 2021

Happiness Remember that happiness is a way of travel—not a destination. (Roy M. Goodman) For some people, happiness is like the proverbial pot of gold that is supposed to be found at the end of the rainbow. We may work hard to be happy, but happiness is more a...

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Stop & Think: December 21, 2020

Christmas Joy Christmas is for children. But it’s for grown-ups, too. (Lenora Mattingly Weber, 19th-20th century American author) With a rather disheartening comment, Weber continues, “Even if it’s a headache, a chore, a nightmare it is a period of necessary...

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Jesus Speaks: Highway to Hell

Jesus Speaks: Highway to Hell Jesus was sent by God over 2,000 years ago to visit earth. What He said was recorded by eyewitnesses in the book of Matthew in the Bible.  This is what Jesus said about the road to destruction. “Do to others whatever you would like them...

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Jesus Speaks: The Alpha and the Omega

Jesus Speaks: The Alpha and the Omega Jesus was sent by God to visit earth over 2,000 years ago. What He said was recorded by eyewitnesses in the book of Mathew, Mark, Luke, and John in the Bible. After His death Jesus appeared to John and told him to write down what...

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Stop & Think: December 7, 2018

Mistakes A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong…  (Alexander Pope, 18th century English poet) Why is it so difficult for us to admit we’ve made a mistake? We seem quick to make excuses or place blame elsewhere, when it would be more helpful just...

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Stop & Think: October 27, 2018

Practice The Best Teacher of the Game is to Play the Game. (Source unknown) You can do all the classroom teaching or locker room coaching possible, but there is no better place to learn than in the midst of the activity. Any teacher will testify that he or she really...

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Stop & Think: October 25, 2018

Trust A team is not a group of people who work together. A team is a group of people who trust each other. (Mike Linch, baseball coach) We’ve been reminded again and again that there is no “I” in “team.” Yes, it’s a group, but as Linch points out, it’s a group made up...

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