10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

March 26, 2015

It may be hard to know the difference between age-related changes and the first signs of Alzheimer’s disease.  To help identify problems early, the Alzheimer’s Association created a list of warning signs for Alzheimer’s disease.  Individuals may experience one or more of these in different degrees. Memory loss that disrupts daily life. Challenges in planning […]

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Personal Coaching

March 15, 2015
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15 Styles of Distorted Thinking

March 12, 2015

Filtering: You take the negative details and magnify them, while filtering out all positive aspects of a situation. A single detail may be picked out, and the whole event becomes colored by this detail. When you pull negative things out of context, isolated from all the good experiences around you, you make them larger and […]

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The Most Important Days

March 7, 2015

“The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you found out why.”  Mark Twain And … God is the ONLY ONE who can tell you “why.” –  Murphy Toerner

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Traits of a Healthy Family

January 3, 2015

The healthy family … Communicates and listens Affirms and supports one another Teaches respect for others (parents and children) Develops a sense of trust Has a sense of play and humor Exhibits a sense of shared responsibility Teaches a sense of right and wrong Has a strong sense of family in which rituals and traditions […]

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New Beginnings – Starting the Year Off Right

January 3, 2015

It is the begging of a new year!!!!!  It is universally thought to be a time of reflection and a time of re-orienting our life-course to God’s “true north.”  If there is something in my life that is not pleasing to God, now is the quintessential time to purpose to realign my life and purpose […]

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Not Easily Offended

December 10, 2014

Years ago there was a Bible study entitled, “Experiencing God” by Henry Blackaby where he indicated that a disciple of the Lord is not easily offended. When you examine the lives of authentic Christians who have walked with the Lord for many years, they literally seem Christ-like.  They are easy-going, kind, thoughtful, servant-like, and not […]

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Pray According to HIs Will

November 15, 2014

Matthew 21:22 – ” If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.” Sadly, a lot of Christians mistakenly take this verse to mean, “If you have enough faith … if you believe strongly enough when you pray to God for whatever you desire you will surely, positively get it.” I have witnessed Christians respond very negatively when […]

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Work Addiction!!!

November 4, 2014

Work addiction is a real thing and it is not good for your health. It physically and mentally harms you. Will lead to illness and burnout. Workaholics feel high levels of anxiety. They feel rushed. They become quickly overwhelmed. They feel guilty when they are not productive. They push themselves, not because they love it, […]

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Marriage – “Commitment” is Key

October 9, 2014

My husband, Mike, and I taught the pre-marriage class at our church for over 13 years.  We always started the first class by saying, “Marriage is the best of times and the worst of times.  Your marriage will feel like Heaven on earth and as soon as one or both of you operate out of […]

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