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A Prayer About Blessings

PRAYER Precious Lord, each and every day, we are showered with an abundance of affection from our loving Father above. Let our eyes see and our hearts soften, to share the Blessings we have received with those You place in our path. Let us not do anything out of selfishness or personal glory, but allow … Continue reading “A Prayer About Blessings”

Ten Forms of Blessings

(An excerpt from TCA’s lesson, “Blessings”) TCA offers the following Ten Forms of Blessings for you to consider sharing with others. 1. Financial Blessings – Tithing and regular charitable support are worthy goals.  However, Blessings are more often spontaneous and personal. There may be times when people have no idea where their next dollar will … Continue reading “Ten Forms of Blessings”

Blessings: We Are Blessed

(An excerpt from TCA’s lesson, “Blessings”) Consider the immense Blessings swirling around you at this very moment. You are alive. You are able to read these lines due to a thorough education and God-given intellect. You live in a nation and point in history where you are free to access ideas and worship without censorship … Continue reading “Blessings: We Are Blessed”

Blessings: A Matter of Perspective

(An excerpt from our “Blessings” Lesson) “From the fullness of his grace we have all received one Blessing after another.” – John 1:16 (NIV) We are often advised to count our Blessings, but they are far beyond number, like trying to focus on an individual rain drop in a torrent of generosity. And like rain, Blessings … Continue reading “Blessings: A Matter of Perspective”

Perseverance

Very few things go completely as planned. No matter how bright, or determined, or prepared we may be, there are simply too many variables in life, each containing some potential for error. It helps to remember that God keeps track of the hairs on our head and Satan had to ask permission to afflict Job. … Continue reading “Perseverance”

Comfortable?

A friend of mine recently suggested that when we begin to get comfortable with how things are going in life and believe that things are working out as we planned they would, we should pause and ask the question: “Have we aligned our life with God’s calling for us?” This is not to suggest that … Continue reading “Comfortable?”

Stories

There are so many ways to impart information. Charts, statistics, resumes, fact sheets, definitions, illustrations, videos, websites and more. Yet throughout time, the most effective way to communicate is through the simple art of Storytelling. By adapting what needs to be conveyed, into a format where we come to identify with one another and are … Continue reading “Stories”

Unique

How willing are we to allow God to work uniquely in the life of each and every person on earth? How often do we try to set the standard for how others should act by what God has convicted us of personally? It is a challenge to run a business efficiently while encouraging employees to … Continue reading “Unique”

Responsibility

How often do we make an excuse first, before offering up an apology? When we are willing to take full responsibility for tasks others have placed in our trust, we will seldom be offering up an excuse as the first thing out of our mouth when we are confronted with having let them down. Instead … Continue reading “Responsibility”

Stewardship

What are some of the things we would do differently in business, if we keep the 100% stewardship perspective before us?