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Archive for January 2011

Integrity Is Never Out of Season

  1st Chronicles 29:17 “I know, my God, that you test the heart and are pleased with integrity.”  This week I want to cover one aspect of the fruit of the spirit which I have not done for a long time: Integrity. Let me define integrity. Integrity is deciding to integrate your heart’s value into…

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Do You Know The Difference Between Being Weak and Strong?

  Isaiah 40:29-31 “He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will…

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God’s Plan for Parenting

Colossians 3:20-21 “Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord. Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged.” It is early in the new year but it is not too early to look at the way we teach our children It is nice to know that God has a…

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Tips To Avoid Overspending

Cash or credit? It’s probably one of the most important decisions you’ll make at the store. All too often consumers overspend without realizing it, by reaching for their credit cards without thinking twice. And for many people it takes months or even years to pay off bills for unnecessary expenses. “It’s important to not get…

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Easy Ways To Save Money In The New Year

StatePoint) Do you remember the New Year’s resolutions you made last year, or the year before? If you’re like most Americans, many of them were probably related to how you were going to manage your money better. Despite lofty goals, most of these resolutions likely fell by the wayside and many of us are still…

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Floyd E. Miller Presents: Weekly Economic Update: December 27, 2010

December 27, 2010SPENDING & WAGES UP, SAVINGS RATE TICKS DOWN Last week, the Commerce Department reported a 0.4% gain in personal spending and a 0.3% gain in personal incomes for November. The personal savings rate edged down 0.1% to 5.3% last month. In combination, those numbers hint at the possibility of stronger retail sales this…

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‘Tis the season to recycle your Christmas tree

ABILENE, Texas – The City of Abilene’s Solid Waste Services Division is once again sponsoring “Recycle Christmas”, its annual holiday-themed recycling campaign. Citizens are urged to recycle whatever they can from Christmas trees as well as wrapping paper and cardboard boxes. From Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010 through Friday, Jan. 21, 2010, citizens can drop off…

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Taniqua Reshea Jones

Taniqua Jones, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Petty Hunter received her Master of Business Administration from Dallas Baptist University on December 17, 2010.

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Fun Indoor Activities For Kids

Outdoor play is great for kids, but what do you do on those cold, rainy or blustery days when Mother Nature seems to be conspiring against you? “Most parents aren’t comfortable with the television or video game console acting as babysitter,” says Emily Kilpatrick. Vice President of the National Center for Family Literacy , “but…

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