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Money Makeover

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Lesson: I have to start this article by saying I am by no means a financial or money expert by any stretch of the imagination. ๐Ÿ™‚ However, I have delved into the financial teachings and books of Dave Ramsey…

Choosing Your Inner Circle

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This is a major life lesson I want to teach my children early in life! Lesson: Over the years, I have come to know all too well that time is so very valuable! The people we choose to spend…

Gifting An Experience

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Lesson: Recently my husband and I were talking about options we might consider for celebrating our youngest childrenโ€™s birthdays as they get older. As we were talking, I was reminded of a young lady that I interviewed for a…

Letting Go In 2017

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To my unfortunate surprise I started the new year out in the hospital with extremely high blood pressure and the release of a protein level in my blood that is typically present when one is having a heart attack.…

Capturing Moments In A Bottle

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Recently I was watching TV and a commercial came on for a movie entitled Collateral Beauty. One of the voices in the preview said, โ€œWhat if all we have is now?โ€ That statement really caught my attention. Having lost…

Speaking Positive Affirmations Daily

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Lesson: This is a life lesson that I hope to instill into my children at an early age. Itโ€™s heartbreaking to hear a young person speaking negatively about him or herself. As an educator, I have come across so…

Be Kind!

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Lesson:ย This is a simple but very essential life lesson that I am trying to be intentional about teaching my children. Being kind is so under-appreciated and practiced in our world today! Itโ€™s sad, but if we let society or…

Are Your Opinions Stealing Your Peace?

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Lesson: A teacher that I follow once said, โ€œHaving an opinion about everything can be toxic to your soul, pure poison.โ€ The word toxic really stood out to me! I pondered, โ€œHow can having an opinion be toxic?โ€ I…

Faithful With Little Things

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Lesson: Being faithful and responsible with what we have and how we conduct ourselves seem to be values of the past when we examine our society today. We waste more but we want more. We complain more but we…

Gain or Drain

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Lesson:Weโ€™ve all heard the question, โ€œWhat type of company do you keep?โ€ Iโ€™d like to push that question a little further and ask, โ€œWhat type of company are you?โ€ Are you the type of person that energizes others, lifts…