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How to Overcome Fear with Confidence (My500)

Day 9 of the 500 Word Challenge. Teach something. Today was my first day returning to learn how to swim. With determination and little nervousness, I walked into the women’s locker room to change into my swim clothes. I walked … Continue reading

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Bouncing Back After Failure (My500)

Day 6 of the 500 Word challenge. Tell someone else’s story. From the outside looking in, Peter is a quiet smart college student from the suburbs. He doesn’t seem to let much bother him except when someone tries to make … Continue reading

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Accepting and Activating Your Change

John 5:8 Jesus said to him, “Rise, take up your bed and walk.” Change is a challenge for most people because it reminds us that time does not stop for anyone (including us).  We fight against the potential of change because … Continue reading

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Honor Your Feelings Instead of Stuffing Them

I have been a chronic “stuffer” for most of my life. My definition of being a stuffer is a person who ignores their feelings, concerns, and challenges and stuffs food, work, and other activities in its place than deal with … Continue reading

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