encouragement

What I’ve Learned…

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Thank you to everyone who participated in My One Month! I loved reading all your posts and comments, and I was inspired by your stories and what you shared. By the end of this week, I’ll select one (or more) post to put up here for a little while. I’ll also forward the post(s) to […] Read more…

A Day to Give

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When I saw this challenge over at We Are THAT Family, I was excited… Not only did it tug at my heartstrings, but it also ties into what I’ve been trying to focus on for My One Month. I couldn’t wait to help someone and then write about it. I thought about how I might […] Read more…

A Man Named Ted

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There’s a man named Ted who lives in a senior home near our house. I’ve only met him once, but he’s had a place in my heart ever since. I first saw him about a year and a half ago, when I was out running errands. I’d been driving by the Home and noticed him […] Read more…

Got a Compliment? Give it Away

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  How many times do you notice something that you like or appreciate about somebody, but you don’t tell them? How many times does a compliment cross your mind, but not your lips? That’s a question I asked myself this week. I was in the locker room at the gym several days ago, and the […] Read more…

A Confidence Like No Other…

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I’m over at 5 Minutes for Mom’s Faith Lifts today. Stop by to read… Yesterday, my daughter was sitting at the kitchen table doing homework for cheer as I was getting dinner ready. Her squad had been talking about respect and confidence all week, and she was filling out a questionnaire. She read the first […] Read more…