Category Archives: Personal Development

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Coming, ready or not…

Have you ever played this game, Coming, ready or not? We used to play it all the time as children. One person closes their eyes, turns their back to the group and counts to 100. The other children run to find the best hiding place and settle in to wait. It seems to take forever…

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Come Near to God…

Come near to God and He will come near to you.  James 4:8 Recently I spoke with a friend who has struggled in her efforts to draw near to God. She inspired me to write what is in my heart, in the hope that it may help others. Of course God IS near to all…

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Life Choices

Life Choices Demand Our Attention Every day of our lives there are choices to be made. Some are insignificant, some important and others are life-changing. We need to exercise good judgment, to ensure that we are happy about the results of our choices, because every choice we make has an effect in our lives and…

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Helpful Hints for Child Raising

Here is a collection of helpful hints on child raising from a variety of people. All are tried and true. ENJOY your child.  Take an interest in what they think about things. Allow your child to express their own opinions, as long as they do it in a respectful way. Be absolutely convinced in your…

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Inspirational People

Inspirational People have Great Influence High school Biology was fascinating for me. We had the same teacher for two years, and somehow she managed to pass on her sense of wonder with regard to the anatomy of living creatures and plants. I was so intrigued with the workings of an eye and an ear and every…

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Check Your Priorities

Check Your Priorities Before you can make a balanced plan for your future, you will need to look at your priorities. It will probably be a surprise to discover how many priority items are on your list. For example: Quality time with family Mealtimes Sleep Work (if you have not yet retired) Travel (to and…

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Deliberate Decisions

Success Requires Deliberate Choices And Decisions The whole of life requires that we make choices and decisions eg. whether to play by the rules, which values to uphold, which life partner we choose and most importantly – how we choose to use our time. Some people deliberately don’t make choices and decisions, they just let…

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Plan for Success

To Plan for Success – First Know What You Want. Is it to improve your lifestyle, buy a new house or car, or raise money for charity? It is important to know your aim – so think about it seriously and then write it down. It should be written in one sentence – short enough…

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Potential for Success

What is Your Potential for Success? Most of my report cards from school said:  “Kerrie is not working to her full potential.” For me it meant that yes, I was listening in class, but no I was not studying and therefore not achieving my potential. My mother had plenty of potential. She was one of those people who…

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Are You a Risk Taker?

Be Willing to Take a Calculated Risk This is an interesting subject, because most of us fall into one of two categories, that is a) The risk takers b) The overly cautious One of my sons has always been a risk taker. You know the kind. They have to experiment and try everything out for themselves. There are advantages…

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Promises, Promises….

Have you heard people say: “Promises, Promises”…? It is usually said when someone has made a promise, but the other person concerned is not at all sure that the promise maker will keep the promise. Promise makers and promise keepers are two entirely different kinds of people.  Have you noticed that? It’s easy to make…

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Do You Have Good EI?

EI – EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE Wikipedia states:  Emotional intelligence (EI) is the ability to identify, assess, and control the emotions of oneself, of others, and of groups. “CAN I HELP YOU?” What a pleasant man, I thought, as I inspected the range of carpets on display.  My attitude soon changed though, as this ‘pleasant’ man began to badger me.  He…

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Positive Thinking isn’t Good Enough!

Positive Thinking is Powerful, but it isn’t good enough on its own. Have you ever answered “fine”, or “well thank you”, when someone asks “How are you today?” Yet all the time you were thinking, “I am so exhausted I can hardly stand up”, or “actually I feel terrible. I had a fight with my…

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Life Choices

Life Choices Demand Our Attention. Every day of our lives there are choices to be made. Some are insignificant, some important and others are life-changing. We need to exercise good judgment, to ensure that we are happy about the results of our choices, because every choice we make has an effect in our lives and…

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