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School Time for Teens

School Time for Teens

Has school started in your county?  By the way, my grandnephew, who lives up north, is appalled that the Central Virginia schools have already started.  He thinks there should be…

School Time Already!

School Time Already!

What does this list mean?  August 3rd Buckingham, August 7th Charlotte, August 9th Prince Edward, August 15th Lunenburg, August 28th Cumberland.  Did you guess the first day of school?  If…

Reducing Stress and Finishing Well

Reducing Stress and Finishing Well

Beginning well is a momentary thing; finishing well is a lifelong thing.  Ravi Zacharias We all want to finish well.  So what hinders us from finishing well?  What obstacles must…

I’m just not …

I’m just not …

Do you find yourself filled with self-doubt?  How would you describe yourself: overweight, boring, stupid, timid, or ugly?  Do you find yourself not able to accept your accomplishments?  Have others…

Maybe?

Maybe?

Have you ever heard the saying “art imitates life”?  This is not a new idea.  Over 300 years before the birth of Christ, Aristotle in Poetics presented the idea of…

The Miracle Question

The Miracle Question

How do you start your day?  As you wake up, do you say to yourself, “I just want to make it through the day”? Have you noticed that we all…

I’m Bored

I’m Bored

How many times have you heard “I’m bored” this summer?  Think back to when you were a kid, what level of effort did your parents put into making sure you…

The Most Difficult Job on Planet Earth

The Most Difficult Job on Planet Earth

What would you pick as the most difficult job on planet earth?  Thesaurus.com provides these words as synonyms for tough job: arduous, backbreaking, burdensome, onerous, strenuous, tiresome, effortful, fatiguing, herculean, labored,…

How Do You Help?

How Do You Help?

Are your kids watching disturbing news events?  Are you worried about how you should interact with your kids?  In today’s world of immediate access to a graphic description of world…

Looking for a Job?

Looking for a Job?

Did you hear that the unemployment rate sank to 4.3 percent in May, its lowest level in 16 years?  With such a low unemployment rate, looking for a job should…

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