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Do You Need an Attitude Adjustment? My Dad’s Legacy of Gratitude

Do You Need an Attitude Adjustment? My Dad’s Legacy of Gratitude

Attitude Adjustment? OR Attitude of Gratitude?       Do you have an attitude of gratitude or do you need an attitude adjustment? I blogged yesterday about how attitude plays a role in our lives, and can affect whether we block or fulfill our destinies…how “attitude controls altitude.”Β  It’s also true that gratitude (or lack thereof) affects attitude. That focus brought to mind this post I shared a couple years ago, so I thought I’d update it and share it…

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Happy December 1st – and Lessons in Gratitude Following the Historic Super Storm in Maine

Happy December 1st – and Lessons in Gratitude Following the Historic Super Storm in Maine

HAPPY DECEMBER 1st! LESSONS IN GRATITUDE!!     Happy December 1st! Can you believe it’s already here? The first day of December – the last month of 2017! If you have followed my blog for long or receive my posts by email, you know I usually try to post daily…yet over a month has passed since my last post here! Here’s what happened since I last posted… Ironically, my last post was about tackling priorities (check it out if you…

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Fellowship with Family and Friends – NOT with Your Faults!

Fellowship with Family and Friends – NOT with Your Faults!

Do NOT Fellowship with Your Faults!     Cooler weather tends to force people to spend more time indoors, of course, leading to closer fellowship with one another.   Enjoying the company of loved ones is fine, BUT…we shouldn’t fellowship with our faults! Some people are often quite happy to point out our faults to us…but we more often tend to be our own worst critics!   According to our handy online dictionary, we learn that fellowship as a verb,…

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Feel Like Quitting? Don’t Give Up!

Feel Like Quitting? Don’t Give Up!

Don’t You Quit!     I am so thankful, by the grace of God, that I held onto my faith in God and His divine inspiration to NOT quit my doctoral journey! I felt like it so many times, but now I’m on the other side of the finish line dealing with a sense of relief and satisfaction–and a bit of shock–that I really completed that journey three months ago yesterday (on 6/26/2017)! I’ve been reviewing and recycling older posts,…

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Speaking Words of Encouragement to Uplift Rather than Tear Down

Speaking Words of Encouragement to Uplift Rather than Tear Down

Encouraging Words Lift Up – NOT Tear Down!     After yet another unplanned “leave of absence” from blogging … suffering a bit of blogging burnout, I think, or I just needed a break after the rush to defend my dissertation and complete my Doctor of Education program … I’m back to try to pick up the pace and work on once again providing you with DAILY words of encouragement, as advertised! πŸ˜‰   Expressing Encouragement – that expression of…

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BIG Announcement on Independence Day in the USA

BIG Announcement on Independence Day in the USA

Happy Independence Day in the USA! & BIG Announcement!!     For my fellow Americans: Happy Independence Day! πŸ™‚     For my BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: By the grace of God, prayers and encouragement of so many people, and 7 1/2 years of hard work, I did it! I successfully defended my doctoral dissertation on June 26…I am now Dr. Karen Lee Banks! πŸ™‚       On the topic of freedom on this July 4th: You can be free andΒ …

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