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Moving Forward With Vision

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” ~ Henry David Thoreau A few days ago, my husband and I visited Flamingo Gardens, the oldest botanical gardens and wildlife sanctuary in Florida. As we walked around, we were mesmerized by the gigantic Cluster Fig Tree. It is the largest tree in…

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Running In Time

I am traveling this week and thought I would repost this article from December 2012. “In today already walks tomorrow.” ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge Have you ever felt like you were running out of time? I have. I thought I was running out of time on on December 30, 2012. The last day that RF…

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Launching Your Big Idea

“Do not despise these small beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin…” Zechariah 4:10 On Sunday, January 20, 2013, I launched a Big Idea–my first book “THRIVE!” I have such a feeling of gratitude when I think about all that has happened from the time I started writing that book until today.…

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Build Your Dreams

“Yes, I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For apart from me you can do nothing.” (John 15:5 NLT) One of the benefits of getting older is getting wiser. One of the areas I am getting wiser about is who I…

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Release Your Future

“”Trust GOD from the bottom of your heart; don’t try to figure out everything on your own. Listen for GOD ’s voice in everything you do, everywhere you go; he’s the one who will keep you on track. Don’t assume that you know it all. Run to GOD! Run from evil! Your body will glow…

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Mentoring As A Platform For Growth

Today, I am honored to share this guest blog post by author Chip Bell. The Osprey is a very large grey and white bird with a two-foot wingspan. Often mistaken for a large hawk or eagle, the osprey’s diet is almost exclusively fish. As such they are sometimes called river hawks or fish hawks. It…

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Traveling with COI in Scotland

“Do not despise these small beginnings, for the LORD rejoices to see the work begin…” (Zechariah 4:10 NLT) For the last fourteen years, I have had the privilege of developing unique, faith-based social service programs at the Peacemaker Family Center in Miami, Florida. The most challenging program that I have helped develop is the Children…