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  • 01:02

    The Interpersonal Connection ~ Spiritual Enrichment ~

    in Spirituality

    Inspirational and Encouraging Words of Wisdom, Spirit and Life To You! 36 CHRISTIAN WAYS TO REDUCE STRESS….An Angel Says….“Never borrow from the future. If you worry about what may happen tomorrow and it does not happen, you have worried in vain. Even if it does happen, you have to worry twice.” 1. Pray 2. Go to bed on time. 3. Get up on time so you can start the day unrushed. 4. Say no to projects that won't fit into your time schedule, or that will compromise your mental health. 5. Delegate tasks to capable others. 6. Simplify and unclutter your life. 7. Less is more. (Although one is often not enough, two are often too many.) 8. Allow extra time to do things and to get to places. 9. Pace yourself. Spread out big changes and difficult projects over time; don't lump the hard things all together. 10. Take one day at a time. 11. Separate worries from concerns. If a situation is a concern, find out what God would have you do and let go of the anxiety. If you can't do anything about a situation, forget it. 12. Live within your budget; don't use credit cards for ordinary purchases. 13. Have backups; an extra car key in your wallet, an extra house key buried in the garden, extra stamps, etc. 14. K.M.S. (Keep Mouth Shut). This single piece of advice can prevent an enormous amount of trouble. 15. Do something for the Kid in You every day. 16. Carry a Bible with you to read while waiting in line. 17. Get enough rest. 18. Eat right.  Proverbs 17:22


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  • 01:00

    The Interpersonal Connection ~ Spiritual Enrichment

    in Spirituality

    Inspirational and Encouraging Words of Wisdom, Spirit and Life. Joy rises in our hearts as we help others succeed and achieve. Jesus knew this as He told believers to make disciples everywhere. St. Matthew 28:19-20. If your life has been rather mundane. Start walking with Jesus Christ and your future wont be what it used to be. Everyone wants to be happy and joyful, but the truth is that trials and difficulties are unavoidable. Jesus knows that inevitability, but He encourages us, saying: "In the world you will have tribulation, but cheer up, I have overcome the world." St. John 16:33. Joy is based on a state of contentment and satisfaction, and the assurance that all is well despite immediate circumstances. Happiness is based on a happening. Satisfaction comes when we finally accept who and what we are without demand for change.


    HAPPINESS is only a temporary and emotionally unstable state. Such feelings depend on my attitudes and circumstances. They ebb and flow like the tide, never lasting long. JOY is a spiritually attained state that never fails. It comes from knowing God, understanding that He loves us and that He has a wonderful plan for your life that is in your best interest. SATISFACTION comes when we finally accept who and what we are without demand for change. We can do that because we are made in God’s image and we are freely allowed to share His JOY by His GRACE and MERCY. 


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  • 01:01

    The Interpersonal Connection~HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY~

    in Women

    Inspirational and Encouraging Words of Wisdom, Spirit and Life To You! Mothers hold their child’s hand for a moment and their heart for a Lifetime. MOTHER'S....God’s Presence is Your - Companion God’s Love is Your - Protection God’s Power is Your - Strength   and God’s Wisdom is Your - Guidance....Wise Advice from Mother Teresa....People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish ulterior motives; Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some false friends and some true enemies; Succeed anyway. If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you; Be honest and frank anyway. What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight. Build anyway. If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous; Be happy anyway. The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow; Do good anyway. Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough; Give the best you've got anyway. You see, in the final analysis it is between you and God; it was never between you and them anyway. In the U.S. Mothers' Day is a holiday celebrated on second Sunday in May. It is a day when children honor their mothers with cards, gifts, and flowers. First observance in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1907, it is based on suggestions by Julia Ward Howe in 1872 and Anna Jarvis in 1907. President Woodrow Wilson, in 1914, made the official announcement proclaiming Mother's Day a national observance that was to be held each year on the 2nd Sunday of May.


    The Lord bless thee, and keep thee. Numbers 6:24


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  • 01:00

    The Interpersonal Connection ~ Coaching

    in Self Help

    Inspirational and Encouraging Words of Wisdom, Spirit and Life. Spiritual Life Coaching is unlocking a person's potential to maximize their own performance. It is "helping" them to learn rather than teaching them. A small beginning is just the prelude to a Tremendous Crescendo at the Finale! Many of God's Masterpieces were developed in small obsure circumstances and small places too. For some, spirit is indelibly linked with the Divine. Saint Teresa called spirit “the life of God within us.” It is thought that our spirit resides in the center of our bodies near our hearts. Sometimes we refer to it as our heart, receiving messages from there that have the power to awaken our aliveness “in my heart I know” “Spirit” comes from the Latin word spiritus, meaning breath and Greek pneuma, breath. In the ancient roots of the English language, there is an understanding of spirit that in our culture often gets overlooked. At a stressful pace, we live each day running down tasks. Most of our focus and energy has literally gone to our heads. We tend to give more value to information that comes from our brains, finding their great powers of analysis and judgment. But this is also where fear and anxiety are born, emotions that keep us dispirited small and weak. With even a cursory look, spirit can be found in all living beings. It is a great power center just waiting to give direction and meaning to our lives. Whether we believe it to be a connection with God, the source of all life, or each person’s innate wisdom, spirit is a resource that we can draw upon.


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  • 00:50

    The Interpersonal Connection

    in Motivation

    The Interpersonal Connection ~ Real Love ~ Always appreciate what and who you have in your life, because in just one second everything and everyone coulde disappear!


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  • 01:02

    The Interpersonal Connection ~ Attitude ~

    in Motivation

    Inspirational and Encouraging Words of Wisdom, Spirit and Life. "ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING" Attitude is the way you think. Your attitude is something other people can actually see. They can hear it in your voice, see it in the way you move, feel it when they are with you. Your attitude expresses itself in everything you do; all the time, wherever you are. Positive attitudes always invite positive results. Negative attitudes always invite negative results. Attitude makes a difference every hour, everyday; in everything that you do for your entire life. What you get out of each thing you do will equal the attitude you have when you do it. Anything that you do with a positive attitude will work for you. Anything that you do with a negative attitude will work against you. If you have a positive attitude, you are looking for ways to solve the problems that you can solve, and you are letting go of things over which you have no control. You can develop a positive attitude by emphasizing the good, by being tough-minded, and by refusing defeat.


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  • 00:59

    The Interpersonal Connection ~ Life ~

    in Motivation

    Inspiritional and Encouraging Words of Wisdom, Spirit and Life. Every person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for. On that day we need to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us. My vision in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. (Maya Angelou) Learn to live in passion, compassion, humor, and style Today! (The Angelou Johnson Family) 1 Peter 3:8-12


    “HAPPY BIRTHDAY” Sunrise: April 9, 1948 ~ Sunset: November 9, 2005. Good people will be remembered as a Blessing….Proverbs 10:7. Our Brother Elder William Barber, Jr. loved and served both His God and His Country (1967-1971) in the U.S. Army and served in the Vietnam War. He had enormous passion for senior citizens and the youth. Lord, Help us to remember that like the seasons of the year, Life brings continuous growth and changes. As long as we can remember that, we can look with expectancy to ALL that lies ahead. We can rest in the assurance that You are in control of the Seasons of Our Lives. Our Beloved Mother would always say to us, Children “GOD IS IN CONTROL” Elder William Barber, Jr. always believed in and loved his family. The one who loves God must also love his brother. This bond will never be broken. I John 4:21 ~ Gone But We Remember You ~ We Miss You, Your Loving Family and Friends.


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  • 01:01

    The Interpersonal Connection ~ Happy Resurrection 2015

    in Spirituality

    Inspirational and Encouraging Words of Wisdom, Spirit and Life. GOOD NEWS ~ THERE IS HOPE…I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy and peace because you trust in him. Then you will overflow with confident hope through the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13. Christ is our hope of glory and the glory of our hope! Blessings For You. May the Lord open up the windows of heaven and pour out a blessing that you will not have room enough to receive it all. May the Lord bless you exceedingly and abundantly, above all you could ever hope for. May the Lord bless you that you may walk in financial overflow, good health and good success. May you fall in love with Him for the rest of your life in the Name of Jesus the Christ. Amen! Amen! and Amen!


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  • 01:00

    The Interpersonal Connection ~ There Is Hope ~ Part (4)

    in Motivation

    Encouragement & Inspiration! Let's Talk About It, Then Pray About It. There Is Hope. Hope is not a sedative; it is a shot of adrenaline, a spiritual blood transfusion." A study of concentration camp survivors found that those prisoners who were able to hold onto their sense of hope ‘things are going to get better’ or ‘we’re going to get out of here one day’ were much more likely to survive. Hope then is not optional but for these prisoners proved to be a matter of life and death. "?But now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love?" 1 Corinthians 13:13   Faith and hope are inseparably linked. We believe and so we hope.  Hope is a confidence born of faith. When we have faith in God, we claim His promises, and they give us hope for the future. This blessed hope is an exciting expectancy because God controls the future. When Jesus Christ is your Savior and your Lord, the future is your friend.You don't have to worry. Our society is characterized by a pervading sense of hopelessness. The Church is not immune to this hopeless feeling. Many who claim to be born again believers in Jesus Christ are searching for fulfillment in life. "Being defeated is often only a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent."    


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  • 00:30

    Workplace Relationships

    in Education

    Discussion of workplace relationships.

  • 01:01

    The Interpersonal Connection ~ Their Legacy Continues ~

    in Parents

    Encouragement & Inspiration! Let's Talk About It, Then Pray About It. A Black History Moment….Rev. William Barber, Sr. Sunrise: April 3, 1907 ~ Sunset: September 14, 1971 "Queen Mother" Annie Mae Barber Sunrise: October 17, 1917 ~ Sunset: December 29, 2007.  Founder and Co-Founder of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church 500 Platt Street Bridgeport, Connecticut 06606. “The Mother Church” of I Believe God Ministries, International. Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God has commanded you, so that you may live long and that it may go well with you in the land your God is giving you. (Deuteronomy 5:16) Good people will be remembered as a blessing (Proverbs 10:7) Because someone we love is in heaven, there is a little bit of Heaven in our hearts “Gone But Always Remembered”


    Rev. William Barber, Sr. was the Patriarch and “Queen Mother” was the Matriarch of our family. Most importantly, during their lives, they continued to be devoted committed servants of God and a man and woman of prayer, faith, love and power. Rev. Barber and Queen Mother were unequivocally people of integrity, role models of strength, determination, love, perseverance and they also served as mentors to many. They lived through the black history struggle, and continued to make positive strides in their daily Christian service. We are very pleased and thankful to The Mighty God that He blessed our beloved Founder and Co-Founder to see and enjoy their work, fruit and labor of love. Now their work of Ministry certainly follows them!


    Well Done Thy Good and Faithful Servants  


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