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Notes from Pastor Charles:

To stand is to be present.

Do you give up to easily? “Diligence and faithfulness are top shelf assets in any endeavor.”

  • Stay the course
  • Do not become distracted
  • Stay on the task
  • Just put your head down and walk it out

Do you tell the truth? “Truthfulness shows you are dependable.”

  • There are two reasons why people life – they are ashamed or to gain an advantage.
  • People who lie are not in control of themselves.
  • People who are not in control of themselves, cannot stand.

What is my purpose?

  • We all need challenges because we are made to overcome.
  • You have to challenge to want to get up in the morning.
  • Without a challenge, your life will atrophy. When hard times come, your withered life cannot stand.

Do you love people?

  • Loving others enriches you.
  • Filter every moment of your life through the love you have.

Am I generous?

  • “By your generosity, you will stand.” – Isaiah 32.8


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Dr. Sheila Embry is a govie, author, pracademician, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend who loves to read, write, think, and laugh. Many of her blog postings are summaries or excerpts of books that she read and wants to share to encourage others. An author with more than 25 years experience within the legislative and executive branches of the U. S. federal government holding 3 accredited degrees: Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, Master of Arts in Human Resources Development, and Baccalaureate of Business Administration, she believes in continuing learning both on and off the job. She has been recognized with multiple professional and writing awards for her peer-reviewed, publications. Click the bibliography page above for a listing of all the publications.

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