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Growing in Confidence and Courage

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One of the attributes of a woman doing well is that she gives with confidence and courage.   Her courageous generosity reminds us of the joyful, lavish givers Paul spoke of in 2 Corinthians 8, “that according to their ability, and beyond their ability, they gave voluntarily,” pleading for the privilege of helping others. As an example, in the recent …

Start One New Habit

Start One New Habit

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As 2016 begins, are you hopeful about the days ahead, but unsure how to make the most of them? Perhaps, like me, you’ve made New Year’s resolutions only to realize that they had no more power than the paper they were written on. Moses, a man who walked with God, instructs us to “number our days, so that we may …

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Attitude of Gratitude

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It’s more important than you might think New studies show the impact of gratitude. A thankful attitude not only blesses those around us, but it is also actually good for our own personal well-being. Daily gratitude practices improves health, alertness and determination, alleviates depression and stress and guides better decision-making. Gratitude triggers physiological changes in our body affecting our mental …

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Is More Best?

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On my best days I give myself grace. But deep inside, there’s an inner person pitching perfectionism to me. We live in a media rich society that puts crazy pressures on us to be fit, fashionable, socially savvy, successful, to make all the right decisions and of course, do it all while looking fantastic. Most marketing messages are quite crafty. …