Shake It Off

September 7, 2016 in Personal Growth by improve-your-life

This is a parable that I heard years ago.  I have used it often with my work with individuals who are facing struggles that appear to be insurmountable.  I’ll paraphrase it here.  “One day a farmer’s donkey fell down into an old well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do.  Finally, he decided the donkey was old, and the well needed to be covered up anyway; it just wasn’t worth it to retrieve the donkey. He invited all his neighbors to come Full Article [...]

How to Make an Effective Hospital/Homebound Visit

July 26, 2016 in Christian Living, Education, Family, Personal Growth, Religion by Terry Miller

Will you be or not be a blessing when you make a hospital or homebound visit? A 1 1/2 interactive seminar has been developed that can provide you with the tools that will make your visit a much more effective one. Watch for an outline of objectives in the near future!

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Marriage Tips 4Life, #103 Bypass, Left Behind

August 16, 2015 in Christian Living, Marriage, Personal Growth, Relationships by Lon

The word Bypass is an interesting one. We are not talking highway bypass or heart bypass or desert bypass or even a sale at the mall that you need to bypass. We are in fact talking about information…information that gets left out of what you are trying to learn, understand or just keep up with in order to have a good, happy and successful marriage. These days in order to keep up and understand the happenings of your daily routines of married life, a lot of information goes in to a bypass mode and Full Article [...]

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Marriagetips4life, #104 Marriage and PBJ

August 5, 2015 in Christian Living, Personal Growth, Relationships by Lon

Married life is like peanut butter and jelly. There are so few things that can go together these days as well as married life and a good peanut butter and jelly sandwich. The mix of a good man and a good woman in a successful marriage can be quite as tasty as a good PB&J. "In marriage do thou be wise; prefer the person before money; virtue before beauty; the mind before the body." William Penn It is also said that man cannot live by bread alone...but when you add a good filling, the bread Full Article [...]

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Marriage Tips 4Life, #105 Marriage Is Not A Cloudless Day

July 28, 2015 in Christian Living, Marriage, Personal Growth, Relationships by Lon

Like the sands through the hourglass...these are the days of our lives. Only time will tell of the fate on any two people in a relationship. How about this for a classy way to offer one of our marriage tips 4life - “Two such as you with such a master speed cannot be parted nor be swept away from one another once you are agreed that life is only life forevermore together wing to wing and oar to oar.” Robert Frost TV dramas or melodramas and those things that have evolved into so-called Full Article [...]