Category courageous living

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Are You New?

And new doesn’t always look perfect.

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Telling the Truth Matters

Telling the truth is one of the Big Ten because it simply makes our lives better.

How to Improve Mental Impressions

There are millions of beautiful impressions, and they are all for you. There are enough to make you a supremely happy man or woman.

Can You Surrender?

As a follower of The Christ, I know surrender is the answer to many of my earthly dilemmas.

Transitions Into 2019

With Transitions Comes New Life “Each transition begins with an ending. Change mean letting go of the old before we are able to embrace the new.” -William Bridges read more Talking with women about handling the transitions in their lives is one thing – at my ripe age – I can do to help. Over […]

How to Make It as a Single Mother

Being alone can sometimes get a bad rap or be seen in a negative light, as if something is wrong with you if you are alone. For example, you enter a restaurant and the hostess asks, “Just one?” as if there is something wrong with being just one. In all fairness, have you ever seen a table set for “just one?” No, because our world isn’t designed for people to be alone.

Have you been rejected?

Are You Accepted/Rejected? We hold a status in society – married or divorced, stay-at-home mom or working mom, white collar or blue collar, successful or on welfare, home owner or homeless, physically fit or disabled, black or white. If you’ve ever changed from one status to another you may know the sting of judgment that […]

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3 Needs for Genuine Lasting Love

Courage is required for a genuine and lasting love relationship. You make yourself vulnerable. You open yourself and share your secrets.It takes time to know if a person respects you. You will be more likely to do this if you first respect yourself. Out of self-respect you can create a respectful relationship.

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4Guiding Points from The Road Less Traveled

In the first section Peck addresses “discipline.” He states, “Discipline is the basic set of tools we require to solve life’s problems.” He encourages us to:

Delay gratification
Accept responsibility
Be dedicated to truth
Prioritize different requirements in our lives.

How to Find Your Joy by Changing Your Story

We all have a story, how we perceive our lives, our experiences. It is what you tell others about your life. It is how you see your life. It’s your angle or “take” on how things have played out for you.