Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

RECIDIVISM

Recidivism is defined as the repeated or continual relapse into anti-social or destructive behaviour. Recidivists are people who: 1. HAVE BEEN RAISED IN A RECIDIVOUS ENVIRONMENT Sadly some peer groups and family environments can be destructive and instil poor behavioural habits.   2. HAVE BEEN VICTIMS OF DESTRUCTIVE BEHAVIOUR Some…
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FATHER’S DAY

In 2003, our eldest son Andrew died from cancer at the age of 27. He passed away the week of Father’s Day in Australia, and so Father’s Day has looked different for me ever since. 1. IT REMINDS ME OF THE LOSS OF MY ELDEST SON Father’s Day will forever…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

HERE’S LOOKING AT YOU

I love sitting in malls with a coffee and watching the world go by. Studying people is a fascination of mine. However, it is a dangerous occupation as you often get a reaction from the people you are observing that can be quite uncomfortable. Here are some classic responses:  …
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PSALM 41: MY GOD IS GOOD

Something powerful happens when you start your day with a declaration about the goodness of God. Psalm 41 finds David in a low place, diseased and despised by all who know him. So, he begins his prayer by declaring his God to be four awesome convictions in his life: 1. THE…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

THE LAP OF LUXURY

The lap of luxury: Meaning, ‘to be free from material concern and to be at ease in life.’ We often hear people comment that someone they know is living in the lap of luxury. However, followers of Jesus have a different take on what it means to free from material…
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SPEAK FOR YOURSELF

Then Agrippa said to Paul, “You are permitted to speak for yourself.” So Paul stretched out his hand and answered for himself: “I think myself happy, King Agrippa, because today I shall answer for myself before you.” Acts 26:1.   1. THINK FOR YOURSELF – HAPPY THOUGHTS In the midst of great…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

EXCELLENCE AND PERFECTION

PERFECTION is attaining a preset standard. EXCELLENCE is achieving your best effort.   PERFECTION is a bench mark set by others. EXCELLENCE is the inner desire to be all you can be.   PERFECTION is applauded by those setting the bar. EXCELLENCE is appreciated by the one achieving their best….
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SECURE LEADERSHIP

Insecure Leaders – see everyone else as competition. Secure Leaders – see everyone else as complimenting. MAKE WHAT OTHERS DO A COMPLIMENT TO WHO YOU ARE.   Insecure Leaders – are always looking for hidden agendas. Secure Leaders – accept people at face value. DON’T LIVE LIFE THROUGH SMOKE SCREENS….
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