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3 Quick Stress Busters

How do you react when your plans fall through?  Do you roll with the punches?  Or does anxiety keep you from enjoying life? Here are 5 things to help keep your stress under control:

 

1. Sleep more.  It’s very common in our society to exist on less than 6 hours of sleep a night.  But experts recommend 6-8 hours of sleep per night. Not just to rest our bodies, but to rejuvenate our minds. Sleeping is the time for our bodies to not just rest, but heal.

 

2. Turn it off.  The convenience that cell

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Antioxidants: Eat All Your Colors!

 

Antioxidants are all the rage today.  And, justifiably so.  Antioxidants help neutralize free radicals which cause cell damage, which ultimately can lead to diseases of the heart and cancer.  It seems everywhere you go it's blueberry this and blueberry that.  You have your choice of wild blueberry juice, blueberry-pomegranate juice, blueberry-cranberry juice and so on and so on.  

 

Now, don’t get me wrong.  I love blueberries.  But, in our rush to embrace the latest antioxidant food craze (bl

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“One expression in Titus 2 deserves special notice. It is the word homemakers. The Greek word is oikourgous, which literally means “workers at home.” Oikos is the Greek word for “home,” and ergon means “work, employment.” It suggests that a married woman’s first duty is to her own family, in her own household. Managing her own home should be her primary employment, her first task, her most important job, and her true career.”

– JOHN MACARTHUR

Proverbs 12:4: “A virtuous woman is a crown to h

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Action. Ideas. Motivation.

The Concept of A.I.M was born out of necessity while I was writing (well more to the point attempting to write) my book called Financial Dignity. The book took many years to research and develop but I was to realise just now much of the time was taken up doing nothing. Many months would go by without me even lifting a pen, tapping a key on the word processor, or turning a page. In between times I would feel highly motivated and would get stuck into the research and bang out a...
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Often times, I have heard this question asked: can your worrying change anything? Can it make the sun go down, or the moon come up at night? The answer is, and will always be, No. We cannot change anything when we worry, but still we worry.. we worry for the future, we worry for our partners, we worry for our kids, we worry for our finances. But never has anything good come from worrying. “NLV Philippians 4:6-7 Do not worry. Learn to pray about everything. Give thanks to God as you ask Him for w

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Daily Devotional: Forward or Backward

by PamFord Davis  

 

 

At 72, I look and feel older.

Both the mirror and camera capture the real me. My many ailments are physical signs of aging.

Remember wind up clocks?

I once heard a thought provoking quote. ‘You can’t turn back the clock. But you can wind it up again.’ (Bonnie Prudden)

“Return and say to Hezekiah the leader of My people, ‘This is what the Lord, the God of your father David says: ‘I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; behold, I am going to heal you. On the th

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3 More Ways to Become Disciplined

There are more ways that can contribute to become self-discipline and be successful in all aspects of your life. Whether in terms of your fitness, relationships or work ethic, self-discipline is the most important trait that you need, in order to be able to accomplish whatever you want. For example, a lot of successful people understand that discipline is the gateway to the achievement of their work or personal goals. In fact, they learned how to use discipline in their favor and be successful.

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by Dale Buchanan  

 

II Chronicles 7:14 "If MY PEOPLE which are CALLED BY MY NAME, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land."

You are a candidate for revival IF:

You are born-again – You need to possess spiritual life before there is anything to revive.  The Bible says that unsaved persons are DEAD in trespasses and sins (Eph. 2:1).  New life is available by grace, not

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Basics Of Nutrition

 

There are many things to learn about when it comes to nutrition. But the basic concept is “What goes in must come out.” Your body is like a machine: it takes what it needs from what you feed it and gets rid of the rest by urine and the bowels.

 

If you notice you have a problem with elimination, you should take it seriously, go see a doctor. Many people have this problem. Don’t be shy or anything, it can be very serious to your health. 

 

The first step is finding out if there even is a proble

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“There is no jewel in the world so valuable as a chaste and virtuous woman.”

– MIGUEL DE CERVANTES

Proverbs 12:4: “A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.”

Matthew Poole’s Commentary on Proverbs 12:4:

A crown; a singular ornament and matter of his glorying and joy.

That maketh ashamed; that by her folly or wickedness bringeth shame to herself and to her husband. As rottenness in his bones; loathsome, and vexatious, and pernicio

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BPamFord Davis  

 

 

What’s your honest opinion? Do red lights interfere with your schedule?

My husband doesn’t like sitting at big city red lights. They take so long to change. Personally, I prefer red lights over 4-way stop signs. Red lights take the guess work out of stopping and proceeding into traffic. I wouldn’t find opinions or preferences in the Louisiana driver’s manual. The pamphlet explains the laws.

What about caution lights? Many drivers speed up to avoid the changing from yello

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by Lorraine Taylor  

 

 

Psalm 23

"Jesus is my Shepherd; I shall not want. Jesus makes me lie down in green pastures: Jesus leads me beside the still waters. Jesus restores my soul: Jesus leads me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Yes, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for Jesus is with me; Jesus' rod and His staff comfort me. Jesus prepares a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: Jesus anoints my head with oil; my cup runs

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10 Basic Health Habits

 

1. Three prudent meals a day at regular times and only one or two small non-sugary snacks.
2. Eat Breakfast everyday.
3. Get enough sleep (about 7 hours a night).
4. Never smoke and if you do try to stop.
5. Use alcohol only in moderation.
6. Maintain a reasonable & healthy body weight.
7. Exercise regularly, at least 30 minutes of moderate exercise on most days.
8. Use a daily multi-vitamin.
9.  Pray & meditate each day
10. Maintain healthy relationships & social involvements.
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“In contrast to the wise woman, the foolish woman is not content to be a keeper at home. She is not satisfied with where God has put her. One of the things the feminist movement has done so successfully is to stir up discontent in women with being homemakers and to convince them that other pursuits can increase their sense of self-worth… Fueling discontent and pushing women out of their homes in search of greater meaning and satisfaction has resulted in off-the-chart stress levels for many

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5 Surefire Ways to Release Regret

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Regret happens. What doesn’t have to happen is you holding on to it forever. Releasing regret is a process, one that is different for every person and every situation. However, you can give various forms of releasing regret a try and learn about yourself in the process.

 

 

  • Practice Daily Gratitude

 

Practicing daily gratitude is a great way to consistently remind yourself of all that you have. Family, friends, a home, food to eat, maybe even a cute puppy to come home to. Whatever your gratit

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