Personal Development

Relationships-Friendship is a Power to Focus Our Lives

Today, I want to talk with you about two types of relationships that sometimes get confused.  Relationships are a vital part of all of our lives.  When our relationships are prospering then we are prospering.  When our relationships are challenged, then so is our lives. The first relationship we want to discuss today is one betweenAdult Children Parent …

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Relationships – How to Have an Extraordinary Marriage

Marriage can be the most incredible, fantastic, trusting, relationship of your life.  Unfortunately, for many people, marriage is a nightmare in a long dark night.   Wherever your marriage may be today, there is hope.  Hope to re-kindle that spark of love.  If your marriage is already awesome, get ready to take it to a higher level you didnt know …

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Relationships – Have You Made a Difference Today?

Have you made a difference for someone lately?  Theresa Peterson tells a wonderful story of how relationships do make a difference. Abbie Knight was a very lonely depressed ninth grader.  She missed her old eighth grade days.  The high school was so big and intimidating.  All Abbie wanted was a real friend.  Not the ones who act like they are your …

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True Friendship is a Growing Plant of Shared Sacrifice and Commitment

George Washington said that True Friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.  Friendship is one of the great blessings from God.  Norman Vincent Peale used to tell a fantastic story of a friendship of shared sacrifice and commitment. It was a …

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You Can’t Succeed Alone Because That is Not Success

Let us suppose for just a moment that you could get to the mountaintop of success all by yourself.  You have worked very hard and finally you have made it.  You have reached the peak.  Your success is secure.  You have won the trophy.  Something is not right though.  It is too quiet.  Where is all the clapping?  Where are all the cheers?  You …

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