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[Podcast] The Sun Does Shine

Podcast Episode Highlights: The Sun Does Shine is the true story of Anthony Ray Hinton, convicted of murders he did not commit and sentenced to die. Ray spent almost thirty years on Death Row until finally being found innocent and released in 2015. His story is one of endurance and faith in the midst of […]

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[Podcast] The Power of Perseverance

These are the notes from today’s podcast: Perseverance Quiz – Who are these people based on the hints about them? Listen to the podcast to find out who they are. 1. ? Too short and clumsy to play basketball ? Cut from the varsity basketball team ? Missed more than 9,000 shots and lost almost […]

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[Podcast] The Legacy We Leave

Have you ever thought about what people will say when the day arrives that you leave this earth? My mother passed away exactly one month ago now and it made me consider again this quote by Lin Yutang: “Belief in our mortality, the sense that we are eventually going to crack up and be extinguished […]

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[Podcast] Broken Strings and Second Chances

Notes From the Podcast episode: Excerpt from ‘Come Away My Beloved’ daily devotional:  “Will you be like an instrument with broken strings from which the musician can bring forth no music?” The important thing isn’t that we stay so strong that we never break How do we react when we feel broken? How would a […]

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[Podcast] Blessings From Your Past

Notes from this episode: Have you had a dream for your future that you think is lost because of things that have happened in your life? Story of Moses: born to an Israelite family, raised by Pharaoh’s daughter in the palace as her son. at 40 years old, lost his temper and killed an Egyptian […]

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[Podcast] Who Cares

Notes from this podcast episode: Portion from ‘The Finishing Touch’ by Charles Swindoll, called ‘Who Cares’. Tells the story of a derelict who was found on the streets and later died The surprising name of who that drunken bum really was. I won’t spoil it for you, you’ll have to listen to the podcast The […]

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[Podcast] Bright, Shiny Objects

Notes From This Episode: What are bright, shiny objects? My experience with them and all my excuses Intentions are not enough How I’m trying to focus and deal with those distractions Have a great week and enjoy your family, Carol

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[Podcast] Lessons From the Ditchdigger’s Daughters

Notes From This Episode: My motivation for today is from a book that was later made into a movie. In 1950s, father was a ditchdigger and mother a cleaning lady and they had six daughters. He wanted them to have a good education and a better life. Believed always something more to strive for – […]

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