Want More Peace?

"Peace is possible,
but it has to come from within. " 
~ Cynthia Legette Davis



"I am leaving you with a gift:
peace of mind and heart!"
~ John 14:27



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Take Today to Celebrate You!

Did you know that today is the first day of the rest of your life? Think about it. Yesterday’s gone. Tomorrow is only a hope and an illusion (at least for now.) Today is your reality. Today is your day to be all that you are—loving, special, gifted, talented and much more.

How will you spend today? How will you celebrate it?

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How to Nip Procrastination in the Bud

Got too much to do and don’t know where to start? I know the feeling, and it usually results in procrastination for me unless I catch it early.

The best way I’ve found to avoid procrastination when I’m feeling overwhelmed by too many projects and tasks is to make lists, breaking each project and task into smaller steps.

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Happy Is the Way to Be

Want to be truly happy? The Beatitudes point the way. This is a lesson I learned some months ago after hearing my pastor preach a series of sermons about the Beatitudes found at the beginning of Jesus' Sermon on the Mount in the Book of Matthew of the New Testament. It was such an eye-and-heart-opening series of sermons that the messages are still fresh in my mind. One thing I noticed in particular was the way in which he used the words "blessed" and "happy" interchangeably as he so beautifully dissected each Beatitude.

This prompted me to look up the word "blessed" to see if, in fact, it means happy. To my delight, I found this definition in Webster's online dictionary for blessed: "of or enjoying happiness." And in some versions of the Bible, such as The Good News Translation, the word "happy" is substituted for the word "blessed" in each of the Beatitudes.

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