Tag Archives: positive-thinking

Reason to Celebrate

“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.” – Edith Lovejoy Pierce  New Year’s Eve is for … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

“Gratitude is the real treasure God wants us to find, because it isn’t the pot of gold but the rainbow that colors our world.”― Richelle E. Goodrich, author This morning I participated in a local Turkey Trot as part of … Continue reading

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Letting Ourselves Be Pampered

“I love to give gifts that pamper and indulge—and make a person feel really special.” – Oprah Winfrey My friend Tina was a busy mother of five, who worked part-time while working on her doctorate degree. She also made time … Continue reading

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Leading An Intentional Life – guest post

I recently entered a contest at Irish Carter’s Dedicated 2 Life blog — and I won! Thank you much, Irish! Please click to see my winning guest post: Leading An Intentional Life While there, I hope you check out Irish’s … Continue reading

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Assessing our Attitudes

“Individuals need to be willing to face truth about their attitudes, behaviors, even what we want out of life.”  – Joyce Meyer A friend of mine, Joann, has always had a positive attitude. She volunteered at a nonprofit organization where … Continue reading

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Keep the Faith

“If you are losing faith in human nature, go out and watch a marathon.”         – Kathrine Switzer The longest race that I have ever run was 10 miles and took place several years ago. I was in better shape back … Continue reading

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Life is an Adventure: Ann

“Let go of your baggage so you can see how far you can fly.” – Ann Ann is one of my role models. She exercises, eats healthy food, takes steps to improve herself, and enjoys hiking in mountains. But she … Continue reading

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