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Giving Compassionately Helping Others

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The gift of time is often more valuable to the receiver and more satisfying for the giver than the gift of money. We don’t all have the same amount of money. But, we all do have time on our hands, and can give some of this time to help others. Whether that means we devote our lifetimes to service. Or, just give a few hours each day or a few days a year.


“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful. To be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” “No one has ever become poor by giving.”

Hebrews 6:10

God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them.

“We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give” — Winston Churchill

It Feels Good

Giving literally feels good. In a study of over 1,700 women volunteers, scientists described the experience of a ‘helpers’ high’. This was the euphoric feeling. Followed by a longer period of calm, experienced by many of the volunteers after helping. These sensations result from the release of endorphins, and is followed by a longer-lasting period of improved emotional well-being and sense of self-worth, feelings that in turn reduce stress and improve the health of the helper.

“Giving back is as good for you as it is for those you are helping. Because, giving gives you purpose. When you have a purpose-driven life, you’re a happier person” — Goldie Hawn

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Luke 6:38

Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure. Pressed down – shaken together. Running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.”

Dear God

We know that you are at the center of our lives. Please be with us as we try to be your willing servants. Bless our projects and help us to remember that every time we serve a person in need. We’re actually serving you! In Jesus’ name.

Philippians 2:4

Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.

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Self Trust

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Face your fears, negative thinking makes it look even worse than it is: like mission impossible…

You have to have context to know where you stand in every situation in life because without it, you end up owning the reactions others give you and that’s where most people get in trouble. Be yourself, you can be a yourself and still have a good time without having to cuddle the identity of that other person.

Developing a strong sense of self is fundamental for building confidence – do something well and believe you’re doing it well and that you are benefiting others. When you do this, even the slightest grumbles from other people do not phase you as you know that what you are doing is genuinely good.

“Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Source: Eleanor Roosevelt.

Whether you think you can or think you can’t – you are right. Surely nobody can hold you down except your yourself. You just need to continue building on you current self esteem. With time you will realize that you have more confidence than the average people. Read motivational materials and look at yourself with pride. You have come a long way and should keep up the spirit.

 


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Self-trust can be lost but with a little effort it also can be restored. Many of us suffer from the symptoms of self-doubt: crippling indecision, constant desire for approval, perfectionism, and the fear of failure. In other words, knowing yourself + loving yourself = trusting yourself… Don’t be afraid to show others who you are. It is strength to show your vulnerabilities, not a weakness.

Philippians 4:13

I can do all this through him who gives me strength.

Psalm 139:13

You are the one who put me together inside my mother’s body, and I praise you because of the wonderful way you created me.

Proverbs 3:26

For the Lord will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being caught.

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Sportsmanship Fairness


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Sadly, players and mentors can get so over-involved to winning that they dismiss why they’re on the sports ground. On the off chance that your children play sports, odds are you’ve seen improper and notwithstanding stunning conduct from the restricting partners or more terrible yet, trainers and different custodians. The Bible speaks often of athletic analogies and stories as encouragements for persevering. Remember that whether you win or lose, God can be glorified through your hard work and effort!.

 

 

1 Corinthians 9:24-26

24 Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize.

25 Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last, but we do it to get a crown that will last forever.

26 Therefore I do not run like someone running aimlessly; I do not fight like a boxer beating the air.

sportsmanship-fairness“Poor sportsmanship, which can be learned or endured by guardians and mentors, can prompt issues sometime down the road for kids,” cautioned Dr. Joe Congeni. “Issues in marriage, family life and particularly the working environment, where cooperation is vital, can emerge. Children may grow up believing it’s alright to shout and battle to get their direction.” Keep in mind the phrase, “Actions speaks louder than words?” That’s particularly genuine with regards to instructing your children the essentials of good sportsmanship, which ought to include regard for the amusement and standards, players and authorities. Your conduct amid practices and recreations will impact your children more than any liveliness talk or address you give them.

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I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.

2 Timothy 4:7

After a competition, it’s important not to dwell on who won or lost. Instead, try asking, “How did you feel you did during the game?” If your child feels weak at a particular skill, like throwing or catching, offer to work on it together before the next game. Applaud good plays no matter who makes them.

Set a good example with your courteous behavior toward the parents of kids on the other team. Congratulate them when their kids win. Remember that it’s your kids, not you, who are playing. Don’t push them into a sport because it’s what you enjoyed. As kids get older, let them choose what sports they want to play and decide the level of commitment they want to make.

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separation, growing apart

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Farewells and goodbyes are something that nobody ever needs to confront. Notwithstanding whether it’s a companionship or close sentimental relationship, it’s never simple. A few connections simply don’t work out, and occasionally there are different things hindering a relationship. You may need to move away or the individual you are near may have a hazardous condition that takes them to a superior place. Farewells are a piece of everybody’s life. Whereas there is no splendid side to stating goodbye, we at some point in our life will tackle this matter.

Not all connections can continue forever. This implies concluding a relationship is an unavoidable part of being human. In any case, finishing a relationship on a decent note is frequently more attractive than ending it in rage and frustration or a wrath and dissatisfaction. In case you’re in a battling relationship and feel that it’s the ideal opportunity for it to end, you might need to know how to agreeably end a relationship. Keep a tight rein over your feelings and remember the feelings of the other party.

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Genesis 31:49

The Lord watch between you and me, when we are out of one another’s sight.

2 Corinthians 5:17

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.

 

At the point when individuals part, it’s often not forever, regardless of the relationship. In case you’re faced with a situation that expects you to state farewell to a dear companion, one thing to remember is that if you were ever truly friends in the first place; it is extremely unlikely that the bond can be broken. Nothing can divide two individuals who truly think about each other. They will unvaryingly discover their way back.

 

Ruth 1:16-17

But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you or to return from following you. For where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God my God. Where you die I will die, and there will I be buried. May the Lord do so to me and more also if anything but death parts me from you.”