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Good Monday Morning. I came across this the other day, and I couldn’t have worded it better, so with permission from Dr Dan…

As we run the race of life we all need encouragement and need to give it to others.   Matter of fact, the word comes from a combination of the prefix “en” which means “to put into” and the Latin word “cor” which means heart.   Encouragement is like an arrow that goes straight to one’s heart that has the power to inspire, infuse strength, and help someone who has grown weary in life’s race to continue on with patience and fortitude.   By our words and actions we can “put into the heart” of others that needed strength to help them through those tough stretches of life. We need to be part of that stadium of people who are shouting encouragement to those whose legs have grown weary. As well, if we listen closely we need to recognize and appreciate the many around us who are shouting encouragement to us.

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 When I look back over the years, I can see how far I’ve come because of encouragement given by those around me. I also see many people are where they are today because I was one who encouraged them.
Who will you encourage this week? Take note of those who encourage you, and thank them.
DJ
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Good Monday morning to you all :)

My orange tree has only a few oranges left to pick. They’ve been simply wonderful this year. The poor little tree is only as tall as I am, yet we’ve been picking oranges for over almost two months.

On the 23rd of March this year, I picked my first Gladiola. Today I picked my last one. Not bad for a growing season of almost 4 months.

My white double-ruffled hibiscus bush has shed nearly all its leaves, and I actually wondered if it was dead.

Change… Some people embrace change, others run from it. Change can challenge us and make us feel uncomfortable for a time. Change can also excite and inspire us. If we don’t change, we become stagnant and stale. We need change in order for us to grow. Embrace change, my friend… and grow!

DJ

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