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Help! It’s Nearly Here…

The Holy Spirit recently showed me a punishing pattern in my life. Every time I was hosting an event, I would spin into a spiral when I reached a particular pressure point. For me, the pressure point would be when the date started looming, the tickets were not yet sold but the binding contract had been signed. Fears would gather like storm clouds and send me into a spin. My spin First I would panic: "Oh no, the event is…
Jo Naughton
25th February 2017
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Can You Express Yourself?

It's easy to think that the way we are is just 'the way we are'. Some people gush and others hold back. The Bible is clear than we need to show emotional self-control. However, if our habits are bad for our health then we should probably take a closer look to see if there is a cause or even a cure. Tamar was King David's daughter. She was a tender young woman with a bright future. All too often, horrible…
Jo Naughton
18th February 2017
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How To Be Happy

I did a little research recently that blew me away. Multiple scientific studies show that gratitude improves our quality of life.  Let me mention just a few of the benefits: Gratitude increases happiness It reduces depression Grateful people sleep better They have higher self-esteem They find it easier to build relationships Having a thankful heart increases mental strength Gratitude even improves physical health You must remember that for the research to be valid, they had to compare people facing similar…
Jo Naughton
12th February 2017
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What Do You See?

Our view of ourselves creates an invisible boundary around our lives. Proverbs 23:7 says that as a man thinks in his heart, so is the man. Whether we realise it or not, we all have inner pictures. A view of who we really are, irrespective of what others see. Little For a long time, I felt like a child. In my late twenties, I worked for a top Public Relations firm and had to attend a meeting with a CEO…
Jo Naughton
4th February 2017