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The Fear of the Lord is the Beginning of Life

King Solomon, who was considered the wisest man of his day penned these words in Ecclesiastes 12:13-14: “Now all has been heard. Here is the conclusion of the matter.  Fear God and keep His commandments for this is the whole duty of man.”  To fear the Lord […]

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Fasting is the Self-denial of Life

Why in the world would anyone want to fast? I am so glad you asked.  There are many benefits to fasting.  Believe it or not, a fast under a doctor’s supervision, using wisdom, and the right conditions is a very good way to rid your physical body […]

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Faithfulness is the Dependability of Life

If someone were to use one word to describe you, what do you think it would be?  I can think of no greater compliment than to be referred to as “faithful.”  The term faithfulness encompasses that which is stable, dependable, credible, loyal, sincere, truthful, and trustworthy.  The […]

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Faith is the Force of Life

Faith reminds me of the force of the wind. You can’t visibly see the wind, but you can see its impact.  You can hear it and feel its force, but you can’t stop it.  The wind can be a powerful, destructive force that devastates everything in its […]

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Experience is the Teacher of Life

Experience has been referred to as “the school of hard knocks.”  Take fire for example, some people will never have to experience the flames because they can learn by listening.  Curiosity drives others to get close enough to feel the heat, but wisdom kicks in and they […]

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Exercise is the Expansion of Life

Exercise is vital to your physical health and well-being.  Without physical exercise your muscles will atrophy and become inoperative. Someone said, “If you don’t use it, you’ll lose it.” When you exercise your mind through education and higher learning, you broaden your mental capacity.  When you exercise […]

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Excellence is the Goal of Life

Robert Watson Watt said, “The good is the enemy of the excellent.” The idea is that the day we settle for the average is the day we stop reaching for the best.  Excellence is the goal of a quality lifestyle.  Every sports record is the challenge of […]

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Etiquette is the Formality of Life

Etiquette is the rules and formality regarding manners that have been established as an unofficial requirement in our society. They apply to everything from table manners to the customs and traditions practiced in specific geographical locations.  To be successful, we need to understand what is socially and […]

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Envy is the Covetousness of Life

Envy is a spiteful attitude or feeling that can lead to covetousness. Covetousness is an inordinate desire to possess something that belongs to another person.  Credit cards are out of control in this country with people trying to keep up with the “rich and the famous.” Covetousness […]

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Enthusiasm is the Zeal of Life

Enthusiasm is an invigorating, animating energy that makes you feel inspired and alive. It produces excitement and vitality.  It will cause you to tackle almost anything with an “I know I can do this” attitude.  The person with a gloomy disposition will exist barely getting by, while […]

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