Category Archives: words for the week

Embrace Life

Our Words for the Week come from a “wear your seat belt” ad the UK recently aired. The ad was created by a private individual not hired to do it, but because the cause was important to him. He came … Continue reading

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Whose Is the Battle?

Today’s Words for the Week reminder is from Chuck Colson. The real battle is about whether God is Lord, or whether government is Lord. And make no mistake, if government can redefine or restrict our freedom of religion, our first … Continue reading

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Reaching Upwards

Our Words for the Week come from Dick Innes. Like the trees of the forest, may you find nourishment in rain as well as sunshine, Bend with the winds of misfortune without breaking; Give of yourself to others to provide … Continue reading

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Special Thoughts

Our Words for the Week come from Steve Shepherd in the SermonCentral Weekly Newsletter Dr. James Dobson’s experience at the public school system was from 1960-63. In his the final year, he had to say goodbye to 25 to 30 … Continue reading

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Little Things Mean a Lot

According to motivational speaker Brian Tracy, one of the greatest success principles of all is called the Law of Accumulation. This law says everything great and worthwhile in human life is an accumulation of hundreds and sometimes thousands of tiny … Continue reading

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Midweek Mirth While We Inch Back to Normal (?)

One of the misconceptions about being a Christian is non-Christians think we don’t know how to have fun or have a sense of humor. Trust me, if the Big Guy can have a sense of humor when it comes to … Continue reading

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Talk Is Cheap

Our Words for the Week come from Dick Innes founder of Acts International, a website designed to help enrich and enhance the personal and relational life of visitors;  to help deal with the challenging issues and struggles almost everyone faces … Continue reading

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Courage Is …

Walk the Talk is a book by Eric Harvey and Steve Ventura, edited by Michelle Sedas. Walking the talk — and translating beliefs into behaviors — is the very essence of character and integrity for both individuals and organizations. I … Continue reading

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Woodcutters’ Observations

Today’s Words for Week come from Pesach Krauss and Morrie Goldfisher from the chapter “A Time of Trouble Is a Time To Grow” in their book, WHY ME? — Coping with Grief, Loss, and Change. I sometimes tell patients the … Continue reading

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Aesop Fable — Oldie but Goodie

We’ll use an old and time-tested Aesop Fable as our Words for the Week. One day a farmer’s donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. … Continue reading

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