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17 Action Steps To Take During Tough Times

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Award winning author, Frank Sonnenberg (his online blog), has recently written this above titled article, listing the following 17 action steps to take during tough and hard times (I have added related articles and scriptures):

What Is The "Shape Of Our Heart"?

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In listening to English singer, song writer Sting, and his thought-provoking song, "Shape Of My Heart"...... my mind focused on a key word in the lyrics to the song --- that word being "mask" (here are several interpretations of the lyrics).

Take Thought!

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Jesus often spoke in parables (Psalm 78:2) (earthly stories with a heavenly or spiritual meaning). They are found in the treasure chest we call the Gospels. His goal in these parables was to cause us to think upon our own lives. Even though some of us may live to be one hundred years old, what is that compared to eternity? Yet young and old live their lives with no thought of their eternal destiny – either Heaven or Hell.

Born Out Of Wedlock And Homeless --- Why?

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After looking at this Inside Edition article (along with video), regarding the late comedian, Jerry Lewis' illegitimate homeless daughter, this writer thought, "How in the world could a man who emceed the yearly MDA Labor Day Telethon for over 40 years (see here), with an estate worth an estimated $50 million, not have any regard or a show of compassion for his born out of wedlock daughter, Susan, who today lives on the streets?"

"It's All For The Children"

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For the past 27 years that this writer has lived in El Paso, school bond issues by local school districts, have been passed time and time again under the guise of "it's all for the children." Now folks, if you really believe that, I've got some oceanfront property in Arizona that I'll sell you extremely cheap (tongue-in-cheek).

Taking The Path Of Least Resistance Does Not Turn Out Well

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Looking at the parable of the talents (Matthew 25:14-30 NLT), we can fully understand what the above title is talking about, when we look at the one talent man. In looking at the one talent man, this writer would like to make the following four observations: