Archive | August 2020

When Stress Surrounds, His Grace Abounds — Julie Dibble, Speaker and Author

Retreating from social media is one way to manage stress. Taking breaks from Facebook in particular has become a necessity in my life, though I will be honest I probably didn’t do it soon enough this time: The age old: I don’t want to miss interacting with so and so People look for encouragement in […]

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THE POWER OF FORGIVENESS

MANAGING YOURSELF

To fully open each other and enjoy a lifetime of love, we must learn the most important skill of all, forgiveness. Forgiving others for their mistakes not only frees you to love again but allows you to forgive yourself for not being perfect.

When we don’t forgive in one relationship, our love is restricted in all our relationships. When a heart is blocked in one relationship, it beats more weakly in them all. We stubbornly hold on to bitterness and resentment not because we are not loving, but because we do not know how to forgive.

HOW WE LEARN TO FORGIVE?

If when we were children our parents had asked for our forgiveness when they made mistakes, we would know how to forgive. If we had watched them forgive each other, we would better know how to forgive. If we had experienced being forgiven for our own mistakes, we would…

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The Birth of the Jeep in World War II — words and music and stories

“Straight roads do not make skilful drivers.” (Paulo Coelho) On 1st August 1941 the first ‘Jeep‘ was produced. It was a vehicle born out of necessity, and developed in just seven weeks to meet the needs of the U.S. Army that was looking for a small, all-terrain lightweight vehicle with four-wheel-drive, able to go […]

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5 Tips to Help You Write Imperfectly – by Adrian Johansen… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

on Live Write Thrive: As a writer, when you envision something you want to compose, it’s always perfect. Floating around in your mind, that undefined piece of artwork is incredible. You can’t wait to write it down, to express it in words, to share it with others. Then the moment comes. You sit down, open […]

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When Should You Spell Out Numbers In Writing? – by Derek Haines… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

on Just Publishing Advice: When should you spell out numbers in full or use numerals in writing? The rules for spelling out numbers can differ depending on which writing style guide you use. APA Style, the Chicago Manual of Style, and many others have slightly different rules. But there is one rule with which everyone […]

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