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    4 Ways to Continuously Learn About Yourself and the World Around You

    It can be really comfortable when we feel that we have “arrived” in life, or when we think we’ve got everything figured out. Everything just seems more comfortable when we get in our own bubble and go...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    50’s – A Time of Confidence and Hope or Depression and Fear?

    By Maryann Ehmann – Turning 50 was not my most favorite birthday. Even the lavish surprise party my family threw did not save me from my slump. Increasing aches and pains, unusual insecurity, and a heightened sense of...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    Comparison is a Dream Killer

    Originally Posted On: Inspiring Women to Thrive – One of the hardest battles we face when dealing with a dream or longing that God gives is that of comparison. It’s easy to think that other people have what...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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    It’s Your Turn to Shine!

    By Barbara Franzen – If you’re a mature woman over fifty, you might feel a pull when it comes to indulging yourself: When you were younger and taking care of the kids and up to you eyebrows...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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    Lynn Holly–Johnson a Stroke Survivor

    For over three years, Lynn Holly-Johnson has struggled to reclaim her brain and hopes her story of surviving a stroke saves others.  On January 2010, actress and figure skater, Lynn Holly-Johnson (Ice Castles, For Your Eyes Only)...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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    Chapter 2014 – The Year of Influence

    By Kathleen Cooke − My first grand baby is “in the oven” right now.  Legacy, imprint, and what I leave behind has a renewed and even stronger focus for me as I look toward 2014.  In my recent prayer...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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    Learned Helplessness

    By Lucille Zimmerman – People without a healthy sense of self try too hard to please others. They focus on what they think will please others; so much so that they don’t live the life God designed...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • REkindle: Reclaiming Work & Play to Refuel Your Soul

    Have you ever just been frustrated that the very things you WANT to do are the things that you find the least time for? Do you wonder when it’s YOUR TURN? Would you just like a break...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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    God is Doing a New Thing – And it Shall Spring Forth

    By Carol Doyel – Spring is a time for new beginnings, birth, a bursting forth, filled with warmer days, more light, and hope.  A time for new things and I believe God is doing a new thing...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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    To Change the Culture – You Have to Break Out of Your Shell and Soar!

    By Norine Rae – It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird:  It would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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    REVisit: Recognizing Change as Essential to Fulfilling Your Destiny

    Something happens to me every time change comes to Restoring Order: I nest. This mama bird starts rearranging the nest, pitching the old feathers and sticks, and shoring up the dents. I literally start organizing and beautifying...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • How to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Work for 2013!

    By Kathleen & Phil Cooke – The greatest secret to making New Year’s resolution’s work is understanding the power of change. Want to lose weight? Get a better job? Go back to college? Find a spouse? Get...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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