Daily Archives: January 9, 2012

Encourage One Another

How long can you stand barefooted in a bucket of ice water?  Hadn’t thought about it, had you?  Well, believe it or not, a psychological group conducted an experiment several years ago using that very technique to measure people’s capacity to endure pain. They discovered one factor that caused people to stand in the ice water twice as long as others.  Can you guess what it was? Encouragement.  When another person was present during the experiment to lend support and give encouragement, the sufferers were able to endure pain much longer than those who had to suffer alone.

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How’s Your 2012 Resolutions Going?


How many of your New Year’s Resolutions have survived the first week of 2012?  Are you still on your diet?  Exercise program?  Texting less?  Controlling spending? Listening more?  Reading the Bible and praying daily? Continue reading

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