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Do You Possess Prudence?

Do You Possess Prudence?

Now that the inauguration of our 45th president has taken place…let’s talk about something else that may be important in our own lives, and even in our country:   PRUDENCE Do you possess prudence? The definition of prudence is the “exercise of caution and wisdom in practical affairs and wise management of one’s material resources and personal qualities.“ ~~*~~ Onto this Inauguration Day’s inspirational thought… “Prudence means good management of resources. Each of us has an allotted amount of time…

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Rules of Happiness #15 – Accept What Is – January 20 Devotions

Rules of Happiness #15 – Accept What Is – January 20 Devotions

Whatever will be, will be. I guess a close saying to that one is, accept what is. That, and the “serenity prayer,” about having the serenity to accept the things we cannot change; courage to change the things we can; and wisdom to know the difference.  I’d say we need all of these things (serenity, courage, and wisdom) working together in most areas of life. And sometimes, a good dose of patience and even humor, depending on the situation. Continuing…

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Staying Balanced and Watching Our Words – Thursday July 2 Devotions

Staying Balanced and Watching Our Words – Thursday July 2 Devotions

I’ve heard it said many times that “Balance is the key to life.” I frequently struggle with maintaining balance in many areas of life, as I tend to overdo it in some cases, or not do enough other times.   Right now, in post-surgery recovery mode, I’m still trying to find that balance between what I can safely do now with my right hand. For instance, I can now type with my right hand (but not my thumb), thanks to…

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Tackling Tuesday-March 31 Devotions

Tackling Tuesday-March 31 Devotions

It has arrived–the final day of March! That means one quarter of 2015, gone, already! Strange how time always passes in the same 24-hour days, 7-day weeks, and so forth…but sometimes it seems to pass so much more quickly than at other times. I guess, meanwhile, it’s just important to use wisdom and redeem the time so it counts for something.       So here are the devotional thoughts for March 31st. And remember, you can read Psalms and…

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Don’t Be a Fool

Don’t Be a Fool

That phrase is typically spoken in a less than kind tone of voice, typically following a person doing something unwise – or yes, foolish. Now here we are, on what the world calls “April Fool’s  Day” during which the idea is to make jokes and pull pranks on people. (Nature pulled a prank on many of us in New England and other parts of the country, with a snowstorm today…but that’s another story). Slight digression from the topic: I’m participating…

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