Category Archives for "Positive Living"


Silence is difficult to achieve at first. When you cut off all external noises (television, cell phone, computer, etc), your mind refuses to stop thinking. I had a chance this week to take two days for silence, or so I thought. My wife is a blue personality, so she is very nurturing and solicitous. She […]

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Trust Part 3

I Got This in the MailSee the claims for yourself. Can You Trust This? That would lead you to believe some new, never before seen technology had been developed by America’s top scientists (whoever they are), right?Here are the University Studies Read carefully what they claim. Can You Trust these Universities? Notice, they did not study the […]

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Top Tricks to Shed Pounds

Tricks Deserve a One Week TrialFor anything to really influence your life, it must become a habit. Only habits can replace other habits because of the Law of Growth, which states that whatever you think about grows. That is, thoughts become things. If you want to succeed at dropping unwanted pounds, take one of the […]

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TV or Not TV, That is the Question

Distractions are Everywhere Television, Social Media, Junk mail, junk email. ​What do these all have in common? They can take you away from what is important to you. That is, if you know what is important to you. ​ We recently tried an experiment where we had no TV for one week. I was amazed at how addicted to TV […]

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The Power of Love

heart in hands

I am wondering how love would respond to the U.S. election.  One candidate won by a substantial majority. Supporters of the losing candidate rioted in the streets, they called in too sick to work, and even wept openly on TV. It is great that people show such passion for their candidates.  I’m currently involved in […]

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Making a Difference

Can Movies Make a Difference?The difference in people is amazing. One person lives out his convictions and another wonders how they did it. Mel Gibson made a difference with The Passion of the Christ, and then his rants, one seeming to cancel another. Now he seeks to provide a moral uplift again. In his latest film, […]

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Where Have I Been?

Total Hip Replacement I needed to have an arthritic hip replaced. I chose to have it done at the Joint center located in Baptist Medical Center South. Dr. Roland Hester performed the surgery. ​ Following surgery, I spent 12 days at Rehab Select for Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy.

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Purpose is what gives our lives direction. When we realize that we are spirits who have souls who live in bodies, we know we can accomplish great things. We can become what we will to become because God is at work in us both to will and to do of his good pleasure. His plans […]

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What Are You, Really?

This can be a very tricky question. You may identify as a father, mother, brother, sister, son or daughter, but those are only roles. They describe your close interactions. Your associations. Are you identified with your work or profession? That is only what you do. Your activities. Are you a fan of movies, books, television, […]

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The Mind-Body Connection

Most people are aware that your thoughts can make you sick. For example, excessive worry can produce ulcers. Continual sadness can produce colds and flu-like symptoms. These are psychosomatic illnesses. That does not mean imaginary. Here is the dictionary definition: adjective 1. of or relating to a physical disorder that is caused by or notably influenced by […]

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