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Continuous Improvement

Posted on October 5

Continuous Improvement When I moved to Frazer in 1972 it was just a little church out in a cotton field. I had to drive four miles at lunch just to get a sandwich. As Eastdale Mall was under construction, I received a telephone call from Mr. Truett Cathy, the owner of Chick-fil-A. He asked me if I would be willing to do an opening prayer of dedication for Chick-fil-A and give him names of young... more »

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A good attitude can help you achieve great heights.

Awesome Attitude

Posted on November 4

AWESOME ATTITUDE Attitude in life is so important. I’m convinced that our attitude is more important than the circumstances that we have to face. We have little or no control over circumstances, but we need to be in complete control of our attitude. Age is an example. If you didn’t know how old you are, how old would you be? Some older people continue to jog. One jogger on his 99th birthday was met by... more »

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Red ornaments hung on Christmas tree.

Is Christmas Over?

Posted on December 26

IS CHRISTMAS OVER? Is Christmas over? December 25th has passed. The gift swapping, parties, cooking, and family get-togethers are now behind us. Some people have heaved a sigh of relief. It is over! Others will begin the task of fighting the crowds to exchange gifts received for the proper size, design, color, etc. Some will start storing some gifts for regifting and future yard sales! December 26th marks the beginning of taking down the decorations. We will store them neatly somewhere... more »

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Photo of a glass ceiling, from John Ed Mathison's Blog "From Rejection to Resiliency", illustrating the metaphor of Naomi Campbell breaking the glass ceiling

From Rejection to Resiliency

Posted on November 13

The good thing about the gospel of Christ is that Jesus never put ceilings on people! In fact, He was always inspiring people by showing them the possibilities of what they could be. He dealt with tax collectors, prostitutes, religious hypocrites, murderers, ordinary people, etc. He showed everybody how they could accomplish unbelievable things.

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Title graphic for John Ed Mathison's weekly blog called "Three Attitudes." Graphic reads "Attitude is Everything."

Three Attitudes

Posted on October 30

Every day, we have an opportunity to adopt one of three different attitudes. The one we adopt will go a long way in determining how much we accomplish during the day. This is true in sporting contests, work environments, church opportunities, and every relationship we have in life. Your attitude is your choice!!

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