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Friday’s List To Live By #85

A good friend messaged me the other day to share some personal thoughts and mentioned he was rereading Dale Carnegie’s classic book “How To Win Friends and Influence People.”

I recalled it was one of the first books I read regarding relationships when I began preaching. Our exchange triggered the thought to share a few highlights from the book for today’s list.  Published in 1936, “How To Win Friends and Influence People”  has sold over 30 million copies worldwide, making it one of the best-selling books of all time.

These simple, succinct suggestions, are still valid.  And will make a difference in all of your interpersonal relationships. Continue reading

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Friday’s List To Live By #33

While unpacking my books this week, I came across a paperback book I bought 50 years ago by Dale Carnegie, How To Win Friends And Influence People.

As I chuckled at the worn, dated-looking cover, I started to thumb through it and it fell open to the end of a chapter on how to make people like you. The six summary points from this classic best-seller are today’s list and still valid in the 21st century. Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Action

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do,” advised H. Jackson Brown, Jr. best known for his inspirational book, “Life’s Little Instruction Book,”

“So throw off the bowlines,” Brown wrote, “Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” Continue reading


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Do You Know What Today Is?

Did you know that today is National Banana Cream Pie Day?

According to the most comprehensive list of unusual special days, there are 2,346 such National Days and Observances. That’s pretty good for only 365 days a year.

So today is also National Speech and Debate Education Day. National Employee Appreciation Day. National Dress in Blue Day. National Old Stuff Day.

Do you know what else today is? Continue reading


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