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Inspirational Writing for April 11, 2021

By: Randall L. Carpenter on Sunday, 11 April 2021
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We sometimes worry more about what we don’t have than what we do have. Material wealth and possessions are great, but how rich we are should be measured by the amount of love in our life, the strength of our friendships, and the security of knowing we are loved by God.... Read More


Inspirational Writing for April 10, 2021

By: Randall L. Carpenter on Saturday, 10 April 2021
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Years ago, I wrote about carrying a blessing around in our back pocket. We keep it there so when life gets tough, we can take it out and gain strength from it. Try to not let this world empty your pocket. Our blessings are meant to remind us we’re loved. Never forget this.... Read More


Inspirational Writing for April 9, 2021

By: Randall L. Carpenter on Friday, 09 April 2021
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In math, we’re taught a negative time a negative equal a positive, but that’s not always the case in life. If someone does something negative to us and we retaliate negatively, it may seem we’re equal, but it may also create an even greater problem to solve.... Read More


Inspirational Writing for April 8, 2021

By: Randall L. Carpenter on Thursday, 08 April 2021
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Encouragement is needed in any situation. If someone is struggling, encouragement may pick them up. If someone succeeds, but not up to their potential, it may help them go farther. Everyone needs encouragement, and sometimes, we are encouraged in our encouragement of others.... Read More


Inspirational Writing for April 7, 2021

By: Randall L. Carpenter on Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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Each day, if we see a sunrise as a new beginning, it allows us to put aside letdowns from the day before. Often, we carry forward from day-to-day frustrations that make us question ourselves. Don’t dwell on what has been, only what will be. Make every new sunrise a new beginning.... Read More


Inspirational Writing for April 6, 2021

By: Randall L. Carpenter on Tuesday, 06 April 2021
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Sometimes, we get stressed and feel like we’re tied in knots. Regrettably, the knots are spelled nots and they cause us to doubt ourselves and our direction in life. Doubt is normal, but sometimes we have to see a lot of scenery before we find where we’re supposed to be in life.... Read More


Inspirational Writing for April 5, 2021

By: Randall L. Carpenter on Monday, 05 April 2021
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In life, two words can change everything. The words, “I care,” whether said to ourselves or to others, means hope, love, and strength. Life is about what we care about. Let your passions shine through and your caring heart be shared with all those around you.... Read More


Inspirational Writing for April 4, 2021 Happy Easter

By: Randall L. Carpenter on Sunday, 04 April 2021
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May the beauty and significance of this day find our hearts full of hope, love, and assurance. Jesus gave His life for ours, and from His sacrifice, our sins are forgiven. Let us live our lives with love for one another and for our Lord and Savior. He is Risen. Risen Indeed.... Read More


Inspirational Writing for April 3, 2021

By: Randall L. Carpenter on Saturday, 03 April 2021
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One of the best traits someone can possess is understanding. A person can be understanding without agreeing with someone. We do this by accepting someone’s view and allowing them to explain why they feel that way? This nonconfrontational approach can lead to an open debate.... Read More