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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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  • 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!


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  • 01:03

    The Interpersonal Connection ~ There Is Hope ~ Part (3)

    in Self Help

    Encouragement & Inspiration! Let's Talk About It, Then Pray About It. There is Hope (Part 3) Hope according to the Baker Evangelical Dictionary means To trust in, wait for, look for, or desire something or someone; or to expect something beneficial in the future. Hope is indispensable for survival and this is especially true when people are confronted by misfortunes, uncertainties, and bitter disparities in life. Hope is faith holding out its hands in the dark. 


    Joseph Addison wrote that the blessed hope..."not only bears up the mind under sufferings but makes her rejoice in them." Isaac Watts wrote that Hope thinks nothing difficult; despair tells us that difficulty is insurmountable. G K Chesterton said Hope means expectancy when things are otherwise hopeless. Jeremy Collier said that our blessed hope is a vigorous principle; it sets the head and heart to work and animates a man to do his utmost. The Puritan Thomas Manton wrote What an excellent ground of hope and confidence we have when we reflect upon these three things in prayer the Father's love, the Son's merit and the Spirit's power! Gabriel Marcel said Hope is for the soul what breathing is for the living organism. 


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  • 00:59

    The Interpersonal Connection ~ There Is Hope ~ Part (2)

    in Motivation

    Encouragement & Inspiration. Let's Talk About It, Then Pray About It. There Is Hope (Part 2)  We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. Martin Luther King, Jr. To wish for something with expectation of its fulfillment. To look forward to with confidence or expectation. A wish or desire accompanied by confident expectation. Hope is a belief in a positive outcome related to events and circumstances in one’s life.


    Thou are my HOPE: O Lord GOD, Thou are my confidence from my youth. (Psalm 75:5) Fanny Crosby who was blind caught the idea of expectant living in her famous hymn Blessed Assurance. Perfect submission, all is at rest. I in my Savior am happy and blest, Watching and waiting, looking above, filled with His goodness, lost in His love. The blessed hope is the absolute certainty that God will do good to us in the future and includes the idea that we are looking forward to this hope. Our blessed hope is the desire of some good with expectation of obtaining it. Our blessed hope is the totality of blessing that awaits the Christian in the life to come. Our blessed hope in the New Testament is an expectation of something good to come but it is something we must wait patiently for. Our blessed hope gives us confident expectancy. 


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  • 01:02

    The Interpersonal Connection ~ There Is Hope ~ Part (1)

    in Motivation

    Encouragement & Inspriation. Let's Talk About It, Let's Pray About It. Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, and whose Hope is the Lord. (Jeremiah 17:7) HOPE defined is the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best: to give up hope a particular instance of this feeling: the hope of winning grounds for this feeling in a particular instance: There is little or no hope of his recovery a person or thing in which expectations are centered: We hope that our children will be successful. Something that is hoped for: Her forgiveness is my constant hope to look forward to with desire and reasonable confidence to believe, desire, or trust: I hope that my work will be satisfactory to feel that something desired may happen: We hope for an early spring to place trust; rely hope against hope, to continue to hope, although the outlook does not warrant it: We are hoping against hope for a change in her condition. 


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  • 01:01

    The Interpersonal Connection "REAL LOVE"

    in Self Help

    Encouragement & Inspiration Let's Talk About It, Then Pray About It 


    "A Spiritual Deeper Life"  You are not an earthly being having a spiritual experience, you are a spiritual being having an earthly experience. We can create the most powerful, successful, joyous, happiest, prosperous, and blessed life possible. Real Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. Love does not demand its own way. Love is not irritable, and Love keeps no record of being wronged. Love does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever the truth wins out. Love never gives up, Love never loses faith, Love is always hopeful, and Love endures through every circumstance. Song of Solomon 8:7a Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it. Jesus said continue in my love. Three things that will last forever are faith, hope, and love and the greatest of these is Love!!!! God desires us to have a Holistic and a Well Balanced Life! 


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