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How to Rescue Yourself from an Emotional Island ?>

How to Rescue Yourself from an Emotional Island

For weeks now, an unwelcomed cloak of “what’s the point” has weighed on me. I’ve analyzed it, tried to study its origin and have given it free reign in my brain. But today, I’ve had a welcomed breakthrough. Fraternizing with the Enemy That was my first mistake – I entertained it. At first glance I should have sent that gloom-and-doom oppressor packing. Instead, I got distracted by problem solving. I had a mental flow chart mapping out its step-by-step progression. And that was wrong…

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How Spreading My Tech Wings Exposed a New Faith Opportunity ?>

How Spreading My Tech Wings Exposed a New Faith Opportunity

Can I just be honest here for a second? I’ve done something new this week – something many people my age began doing years ago (I’m a late bloomer) – and it’s had me, well, in a terrible twit. To understand the grandeur of this move, you need to know that “new” (that is, change of any kind) and I have a hard time warming up to each other. “New” has the inside scoop, and I’m left in the dark…

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It’s Time to Change How You See ‘New’ in Your Life ?>

It’s Time to Change How You See ‘New’ in Your Life

I doubt I’m alone in saying that I especially enjoy new things – new clothes, shoes, hairstyles. I’ll take new paint on the walls and newly washed sheets any day of the week! Do you know why we like new things? Because they energize us and inspire a new excitement about ourselves and our situations. New arouses the fresh flavor of hopeful within the tired and mundane. Sometimes, though, this love of all things new can get us into trouble…

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12 Authentic Ways to Be Known By Your Faith ?>

12 Authentic Ways to Be Known By Your Faith

In a world obsessed with appearances and good impressions, I’ve been known to sip the Kool-Aid and play the game a time or two. Maybe three. Or fifty-gazillion – but no more than that. Recently I was thinking about what I would like to be known for. Or better yet, what God would have me be known for. Is it that I’m polished, savvy and have my act together? Yes, that’s it! No, that’s not it. Because I’ve realized I’d rather be known for…

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