Category Archives: goals

WE ARE ALL RESPONSIBLE

This is a rewrite of a post from 4-20-15 “Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own … Continue reading

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MY PLATE IS FULL

  “No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you … Continue reading

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AND THEN IT BEGAN

On March 10, 1876, Alexander Graham Bell spoke these words into his new invention – the telephone – “Mr. Watson, come here.  I want to see you.”  The rest of course is history, but I do wonder what Mr. Bell would think … Continue reading

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LITTLE BOXES

Right now I’m up to my ear lobes in boxes of all sizes.  Actually I’m doing much better than I was.  Last week they were over my head.  I thought we’d downsized, but guess what?  We’re going to have to … Continue reading

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BUMPS IN THE ROAD

So, you’ve got it all figured out, do you?  You’ve made a blueprint for your life and expect everything to fall into place.  You begin to put things into action and suddenly reality sets in. Your child needs braces – the … Continue reading

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SO, WHAT’S THE PLAN?

OK, I give up.  What’s the plan?  It’s so easy to get discouraged when looking at what lies ahead, because of the unknown.  If only everything was spelled out in simple language.  For centuries people have wanted to know what their … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHT – SIMPLICITY

Original art by Paul T. Boecher© Hebrews 13:5 “Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” Setting goals for the future … Continue reading

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TEAM WORK

  One of the best ways for a leader to understand his team is to get into their shoes.  In the show Undercover Boss, the boss takes on the tasks of his employees to get a closer look at what or … Continue reading

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THIS DAY IN 1492

    Today you don’t hear much about Christopher Columbus other than it being another time for retailers to draw in business.  This explorer, like many before and since, have had their life’s work corrupted over time. In 1492, much of … Continue reading

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WORDS OF WISDOM FROM GRANDMA TO GRANDSON

i posted this on May 21, 2014 as my grandson graduated from high school.  He has now completed his first year of college and is living in a different state.  I thought re-posting it today would honor the new challenges … Continue reading

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I LOVE YOU, MOM

   My mom was my hero.  I gave her a run for her money and probably was the cause of her prematurely greying hair, but that didn’t deter her from taking anything she faced in life.  She didn’t hesitate to … Continue reading

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IT’S NEVER TOO LATE

Mondays are great days to start over.  It’s the perfect time to  do something we ‘ve never done before.    It can be day 1 of  that new diet or the start of a new job.  Maybe you’re thinking about a totally different career or a … Continue reading

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PUTTING IT INTO OUR DAILY WALK

The beautiful music still resonates in my mind. The pews will not be as full at least until Christmas, but still the good news of salvation has reached the ears of many.  The flowers slowly droop and wilt and are eventually … Continue reading

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WHO KNEW?

I was just a young girl when my life was laid out for me.  A husband had been chosen.  We would soon be married and I could plan on having a family some day.  We would work hard for what … Continue reading

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New Year – New Life

Opening up a new year like a gift from one now passed. Searching for solutions for mistakes that have been cast. Trying hard to change the errors we have skewed. Looking up with hope again. Our lives will be renewed. … Continue reading

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Ten New Year’s Resolutions

So …. Three days until you and I will change the way we live. We will begin another diet – cut down on using electronic devices – spend more quality time with spouse or children – cut out some addictive … Continue reading

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My Identity

I am but a speck – a dot – an insignificant piece of the puzzle. My presence on this planet is nothing in comparison to others I will be remembered for no great accomplishments in the world’s eyes – no … Continue reading

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MY GOD AND KING

You are my only King, sweet Jesus, meek and small. You came in deep humility to help me to stand tall. You lift me up, dear, Lord – you lead me in your way And now I praise your holy … Continue reading

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Thy will – Not Mine

There are still mountains to climb – trails to forge – goals to be accomplished. So much to do before the earth consumes my flesh and I return to it. Where was this fire, this desire and zeal to serve … Continue reading

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COME, LORD, JESUS!

Life is but a breath in the scheme of things. We take our first inhalation of air and begin a journey. So far we’ve been safely enshrouded within our mother’s womb – Protected from the elements, encased in a familiar … Continue reading

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