Stepping Stones

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Distracted Living

Distracted Driving. We are all aware that it is illegal and dangerous. 1 out of every 4 car accidents in the U.S. is caused by texting while driving. A driver who is texting is 23 times more likely to be involved in a car crash (for comparison, talking only increases...

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Sick of Being Sick

Have you ever been sick of being sick? A couple of years ago I hurt my back. I was in bed for nearly a week and in pain for even longer. After a few days, I was sick of lying around but unable to get out of bed. I was sick of it. Long term sickness will leave you...

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4 Ways God Deals With Your Stress

We all know people, maybe ourselves, that are so stressed out that we feel like giving up. We have nothing left to give. Before you throw in the towel, I want to show you the process that God gave to Elijah. I shared in an earlier post the things that caused Elijah...

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What gives you stress?

I just got back from vacation so you would think I am stress-free. Judy and I spent a few days in the mountains Tennessee and several days on the beaches of Florida. I wore shorts everyday and never set an alarm clock the entire two weeks. We ate when and whatever we...

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God bless America Again

“We hold these truths to be self-evident: That all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights. That among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” - Declaration of Independence (1776) “In the Name of God...

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The Seasons of Life

"While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease." - Genesis 8:22 The seasons are a dynamic, God-ordained feature and pattern of life on earth. It is exactly how God the Creator set up our...

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Exercise Early in the Morning

"If you don't make time for exercise, you'll probably have to make time for illness." - Robin Sharma The three simple staples of a healthy life is eat right, get plenty of rest, and exercise. I'm sure we attempt the first two every day. We may not eat all the right...

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A Lesson from Summer Fruit

What is your favorite summer fruit? Mine is strawberries and watermelon. Growing up in southern Ohio and now living in Michigan, we have a lot of fruit that grows throughout the summer. Watermelon, raspberries, blueberries, and cherries are all great during this time...

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A Reader is a Leader

I have always loved to read. I think it started for me when my mom read to us at night. She was a school teacher. Then one Christmas my grandmother, who was a school librarian, gave me about 12 paperback books from Scholastic books. I read every one several times. I...

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