Monthly Archives: November 2010

MAKING IT REAL – November 23

Melodie Beattie, a noted self-help author, often stresses the important of gratitude.  She says, “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.  It turns what we have into enough and more.  It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity.  … Continue reading

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COSTLIEST EVER? – November 18

In October of 1971, the Shah of Iran invited 60 kings, queens, and heads of state to his palace for a celebration of the 2500 year anniversary of the Persian Empire. It was by all reports a magnificent affair! The … Continue reading

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POLITICAL CORRECTNESS – November 16

A student was given a question on a test by his teacher. The question was, “Where do our rights come from?” The boy answered the question with one word: “God.” The teacher marked it wrong. The next day the boy’s … Continue reading

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LOVE – November 11

There is a minister’s wife in the Midwest who is also a well-known speaker. Her name is Love Lockman. She was going somewhere to make a speech. The person sent to meet her at the airport did not know her … Continue reading

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THE TRUTH ABOUT TELLING THE TRUTH

Have you ever been tempted to shade the truth in your dealings with others? I think we all have been there. One day a young lad brought home a report card from school. In the section for teacher’s comments, there … Continue reading

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HAPPINESS

Research in the area of happiness keeps pointing to our essential need for altruism. Dr. Jorge Moll of the National Institutes of Health, worked with a team of neuroscientists that did brain scans of people while they were instructed to … Continue reading

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GROWING – November 2

On their walk home from school, Margaret told Dennis the Menace all of the exciting things she learned that day.  She spoke of learning that Rome as the capital of Italy, that Thomas Jefferson was the third U.S. President, and … Continue reading

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