Tag Archives: Personal Growth

Learning a New Skill

You have to learn a new skill. Do you prefer to read about it, watch someone else do it, hear someone describe it, or try it yourself? – Daily Prompt When I am learning a new skill, I think I … Continue reading

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Feelings of Betrayal

During a very good sermon this morning in church the statement was made that everyone feels betrayed by God at some point in their life. This struck me as odd. I knew some people had things happen to them they … Continue reading

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Roles Others Play in Our Lives

Do you ever think of all the different people who have passed through your life? Most don’t end up being permanent fixtures but I am convinced that everyone you come into contact with plays a role in your life. Some … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Hero Worship

Head to your favorite online news source. Pick an article with a headline that grabs you. Now, write a short story based on the article. – Daily Prompt I like when the Daily Prompts coincide with something I was already bantering … Continue reading

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Love – Do You Meet the Criteria?

I recently posted this image on Facebook. One because I liked it and thought it was pretty. Secondly because I think it’s true. Someone responded and said there was an excerise where you replace Love with I or your name. … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions

Writing Challenge: New Year’s Resolutions – Daily Prompt Today’s writing challenge is about New Year’s Resolutions. Imagine that. Last day of 2012 and someone thought it was a good idea to write about resolutions for 2013! Well, I had already … Continue reading

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The People Who Influence Who You Are

Write page three of your autobiography. – Daily Prompt This is a previous post I had written s0 if my regular readers think this is familiar that it why. I am re-posting this today because it seems to fit with … Continue reading

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To Home School or Not?

My daughter will be turning 5 soon and of course shortly behind that is kindergarten. My wife wants to home school. I on the other hand want my daughter to go to regular school and to compliment that at home … Continue reading

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Five Events That Shaped Me in 2012

As we come to the end of 2012 it’s a good time to look back and think about the important events that happened during the year that helped shape who we are. For me some of those important happenings are … Continue reading

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Impacting The World Around You

Do you ever find yourself wondering about whether you are having an impact on others around you to the extent you would like to? I know I do. I want to be someone who has a positive impact on those … Continue reading

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