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25 February 2016
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Influence of the Father

I had the privilege of attending a seminar about the influence of the Father.  The speaker was talking about the influence of our Earthly and Heavenly Father.  The speaker encouraged the attendees to write a list describing our earthly father (i.e. dad); then the speaker asked us to write another list describing our relationship with […]


1 December 2015
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Kids Don’t Come With An Instruction Manual

A friend and I were talking and she told me, “I hate when people say Kids don’t come with an instruction manual.”  She went on to explain that as a Christian we should never say this statement because we have the Bible.  I must humbly admit as a Christian that I have thought and said […]


23 September 2015
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Pay It Forward!!!

I’m sure many of you have heard of the “Pay it Forward” concept. Basically, it is the understanding that a person or persons have helped you to get where you are. In honor of this assistance, you in return help someone else. As Christians it is our duty to help others. What a wonderful way to express […]


22 September 2015
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Count Your Blessings

I was really elated when I filled up earlier this week for gas.  Yay for $1.73/gallon!!  That’s right, Kroger’s card is an ultimate life saver (at least in a worldly sense).  As I was pumping my gas, which ended up totaling to less than $17.00, I began to think how grateful I was to receive […]


25 August 2015
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Spiritual Growth
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Faith Out The Window

A small boy was on a bus on his way home from Sunday school. The day was warm. The windows were open. The boy had received a motto on a card, “Have Faith in God.” As the wind swept through the bus, his card went flying out the window. He shouted, “Stop the Bus! My […]


29 July 2015
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Spiritual Growth
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Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs: Self-Actualization

When you have succeeded in all the other needs of Maslow’s Hierarchy, you have reached the top: self-actualization!  It has been said that everyone has the capacity and capability to reach self-actualization, but very few actually do so.  Maslow reported that only 2% of people will obtain this need (1970).  I tend to be more […]


16 June 2015
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Spiritual Growth
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Emotional And Personal Intelligence

Reflecting on the value of emotional and personal intelligence as a Christian while reading the book The Power of Personality and How it Shapes Our Lives by John D. Mayer (2014), the question came to mind: What should my motivation be for looking at my own personality or that of another, in essence “sizing up another […]


15 June 2015
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Spiritual Growth
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Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs: Physiological

Abraham Maslow is a well-known psychologist in 1943 whom developed the hierarchy of needs.  The hierarchy of needs describes levels that individuals take in order to fulfill a desired need.  There are five needs within the pyramid form, in ascending order: physiological, safety, social, esteem and self-actualization.  In order to transition to the next need, […]

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