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Beauty of Being Rejected

When I look back on the summer of rejections, as uncomfortable as it was, I wouldn’t change anything. Even in a “no” environment, most people made intros to someone I could learn form or shared a tip that helped me … Continue reading

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Take Retirement For a TestDrive

You may want to take your vision of retirement out for a test drive before quitting work. Consider spending a two-week vacation doing what you hope to do in retirement, such as playing golf, traveling, volunteering or looking after the … Continue reading

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Balance

Ongoing duties may have clashed with personal or social arrangements rather too often. However, you’ll gradually find a better balance between what you want to do and what’s expected of you. On occasion, you’ll still feel you’re being pulled in … Continue reading

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Signs

A young man I know has a habit of asking God for signs. That’s not necessarily bad, but his prayers tend to seek confirmation of his feelings. For instance, he’ll pray, “God, if You want me to do X, then You … Continue reading

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Gentle Influence

What kind of expectations do you have of the people in your life—at home and at work? Think about the influence you might have on others. How can you reflect more of the character of Jesus? What God does for … Continue reading

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