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Show Some Respect and Change the World

I have refrained from giving my opinion during this election.  The discouragement and lack of respect given to each of the opponents show little to no value for the American people.  How can we respect our leaders when they lack the respect of one another? The candidates have slandered one another and pointed fingers at … Continue reading

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Can you trust again after being hurt?

Trusting someone else leaves us vulnerable. We get hurt and we fear that if we allow our hearts to love we may get hurt all over again. We hope someone will come along and save us from this despair. We hope in anticipation of a better life. We aim for a courageous confidence in the … Continue reading

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What does Mother’s Day mean to a mom like me

Do you know what it’s like to be a mother?  You begin in agony and pain. Labor is a …. well, all moms know what I mean. In the beginning, you don’t sleep for months. Waking to feedings and crying, burping and slurping all the way through the early years.  Hours turn into days, weeks … Continue reading

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Happy New Year: A Reflection of our Blessings

Whatever this past year has meant to you, my prayer is that 2015 will be richer than last, more gracious than the past, and not go by so fast. Continue reading

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Career Happiness Survey: Are you Living the Dream

Are you happy at your job? Are you working the job of your dreams, or are you just going with the flow until something better comes along? Many of us go through periods of survival, seasons of change, and wonder if this is the best we can do. We look for other possibilities. In these … Continue reading

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The Writer Poem by Faith Dream

I took the summer off from writing.  Autumn is presently here and I’m back at my writing.  Here is a poem to inspire the writer in all of us. The writer tells the story to the world in which he lives. His mind is sharpened by the words in which he gives. He carries a … Continue reading

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Remembering the Legacy of Maya Angelou With Her Own Words

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” – Maya Angelou I heard the news today. Maya Angelou died.  I was stopped in my tracks.  Her words have kept an effervescent presence in my mind. I hear her poetry.  I hear her … Continue reading

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Today’s Quote: It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma

When film critic Roger Ebert described the movie, ‘Cloud Atlas’ he said, “to borrow from Churchill’s description of Russia, ‘it is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.’ It fascinates in the moment. It’s getting from one moment to the next that is tricky.” I love that quote. Some things fascinate in the … Continue reading

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Daily Devotion: Do you have specific goals

Yesterday I finished my daily devotional of Pastor Rick Warren’s teaching. It was one of three yearly devotionals I read on a daily basis. I enjoyed Rick Warren’s teaching message so much, I signed up for another year. Today’s message speaks about the future. Where do yourself wanting to go? What are your future plans? … Continue reading

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A New Year – a New You: Here’s a New Year’s Resolution Idea

Don’t limit yourself by setting a New Year’s resolution that you think you can accomplish, instead dream BIG enough and BE courageous enough, to set your mind on that which is impossible, but shaped to be achievable. In the January-February 2013 issue of Harvard Business Review, they conducted an interview with the two-time Pulitzer Prize … Continue reading

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  • Show Some Respect and Change the World — FaithDream’s Inspiration
    I have refrained from giving my opinion during this election. The discouragement and lack of respect given to each of the opponents show little to no value for the American people. How can we respect our leaders when they lack the respect of one another? The candidates have slandered one another and pointed fingers at […] … Continue reading Show Some Respect […]
  • Look For the Guideposts They Give You Direction
    These guideposts direct you, giving insight. Sometimes God will miraculously open doors for you when you least expect it.  They might appear to be coincidental but in reality they are meant for you to make a decision. The guideposts are there. They could come in the form of temptations or the form of an arrow … Continue reading Look For the Guideposts They G […]
  • Three Types of Friendships
    Many friendships will come and go in life. In seasons of change, a person will encounter new friends, and old friends will fall away. There are friendships that stay with you during a lifetime. Those friends are the first ones you call to share good news and the ones you can count on in times … Continue reading Three Types of Friendships →

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