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Reply Reply Reply My Little Bro … Nice suggestion for everyone to Do once in a while those thoughts/ questions as we ‘walk on life’ to improve, update and realize and make the difference not about the rest, but also with ourselves as we learn day-by-day.GoD Bless You, My Dear Treasure Chaz !!! The Anatomy of Fear charles towne June 6, 2021 at 1:50 pm NH 10 COMMENTS June 7, 2021 at 8:55 am These really create perspective, don’t they? We should ask ourselves these questions daily:) Faith & InspirationBy Charles TowneThese questions below are life defining, life changing. If we search our hearts and answer the questions honestly, we are on the threshold of great change, and even greater God- pleasing victory.Question (1) Am I making a difference in my world and the people in it, today?Question (2) Am I living my life as an example for good, as God intended, and thus impacting others that they may desire a close walk with the Source of all that is good?Question (3) Am I a true visionary? And if I am, do I possess a grand vision for my life as the Father intended? If not, why not?Question (4) Am I content with the mediocre? The blasé? Or, am I striving for the extra -ordinary, that God may use me to His perfect will, and divine purpose?Question (5) Am I open to change, even though that change may be uncomfortable, even painful? Am I willing to yield my will to His, even though it removes me from the familiar, or my comfort zones that have enticed me and inhibited my growth for so long?Question (6) Am I progressing toward a definite destination or goal, or am I low on spiritual fuel and in a holding pattern, just circling the airport, about ready to crash and burn?Question (7) And this is the big one, am I going to be in the same place spiritually a year from now that I am today?May each of us find an unsurpassed joy as we walk with the one known as the Life-Giver.Live fully,Love openly,And make a difference, today.Dear Holy God, please, right now, today, this minute, help me to be what you desire me to be. I love you Father, and more than anything else I want to follow you in all things. Praise you, oh glorious one. AmenCharles Towne is first and foremost a Christian. An octogenarian, author, journalist, wildlife photographer, naturalist, caregiver, and survivor, his life has been and continues to be, a never-ending adventure filled with possibilities never imagined. He has adopted the philosophy that to Live fully, laugh uproariously, love passionately, and learn like there is no tomorrow, is a formula for a long and joy-filled life. LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Reply Dear NH, and often it is that perspective that we fail to touch on isn’t it? Bless you, Chaz Reply charles towne Checklists are very important when performing complex tasks and critical to successful completion of the task regardless of how many times the task is performed. The professional pilot with thousands of hours flying a complex aircraft relies on checklists to successfully perform his duties during every flight. I submit that life is far more complex than any aircraft and this is the best checklist I have seen for a successful life. Refer to it every day…. Thanks Chuck. June 7, 2021 at 7:42 pm TAGSCharles TowneFaithGrowthInspirationLifeMeditationQuestionsReflection Previous articleApopka gardeners can celebrate Plant of the Month: CrossandraNext articleFlorida International University’s ‘Wall of Wind’ simulates Cat 5 hurricane, see video; advice for severe weather hazards Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Leo June 9, 2021 at 8:53 am charles towne CSG Photo by Rebe Pascual Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Reply Please enter your name here Mignon Gaskins Waller Thank you my brother in Jesus, Chaz Only by submitting to the grace of God,( His continuous activity of love towards us), can we be in the positive in these questions. Then no longer do they become a challenge, but that abundant lifestyle that Jesus promises. Only as we remain in God’s School of Trust can the Holy Spirit grow in us these values, statutes, righteous judgments, and the Fruit of God’s Spirit to accomplish these values. These are HIGH values, not worldly with a focus on self. these questions cause us to examine ourselves, ” Are we truly in the Faith”. These values reach upward for help from the Creator to accomplish them in us, then with a heart for outreach, we share them. Only by continuously seeking God’s face and choosing to receive His power and Love in our hearts daily and sometimes by the second of each day, can we say, ” I delight to do thy will O, my God, yes, the Law is not grievous, it is in my heart”. Mignon Waller Dear CSG, your determination to be more conscientious comes from one source. and because He planted the seed in your heart it will germinate to a life changing flower to glory! Praise His name always! Bless you and give you the victory you yearn for. Chaz Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter June 6, 2021 at 8:12 am Very thought provoking AND challenging questions!Sometimes we just get caught up in everyday life and fail to strive for the best we can be. Thanks for the reminder, Chuck. With God’s help, I will be more conscientious everyday. Please enter your comment! June 6, 2021 at 8:44 am Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate charles towne Mignon, it seems to me that it is not so much by our obedience as it is the Fathers will! Then we can honestly say, “thank you Father, thank you for your unending love, and your great mercy! AmenBless you my dear friend, Chaz You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here June 9, 2021 at 7:43 am charles towne Reply Reply Reply Mike McFadden, Papa God inspires so we give Him all credit, honor and if good can be found in it, glory. Thanks Mike, yours always, Chaz June 6, 2021 at 5:50 pm Reply June 7, 2021 at 1:35 pm June 7, 2021 at 7:45 pm Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Mike McFadden
Chairman of trustees for the scheme, Norman Braithwaite, said the decision to move to fiduciary management had been due to the increasing difficulties around governance.“We are very pleased with our decision,” he said. “We liked the elegant simplicity with which P-Solve executes its work, and the fact their approach was easy to understand.”In other news, one of the UK’s largest insurers, Legal & General (L&G), has reinsured around £1.3bn of longevity risk from its bulk annuity book.The announcement will see US reinsurer Prudential Retirement Insurance and Annuity Company (PRIAC) take on the longevity risk from L&G’s large bulk annuity business.The insurer wrote more than £3bn in bulk annuity business in the first six months of the year, taking its total business to around £24.6bn.The re-insurance comes as the UK’s bulk annuity market is expected to break records in 2014, having seen £6.5bn of written business in the first half of 2014.L&G told IPE it had yet to see a bulk-annuity mandate for which it was not interested in quoting, with the company aiming to expand its business to account for an expected reduction in the writing of individual annuities.On the reinsurance announcement, Tom Ground, head of bulk annuities at L&G, said the deal would support the insurer’s growth in the market. The £50m (€63m) Ashridge Pension Scheme has appointed P-Solve as its fiduciary manager.P-Solve, which recently became part of the River and Mercantile Group, will be responsible for the scheme’s day-to-day investment decisions such a manager selection, tactical asset allocation, implementation and monitoring and reporting.The company will also provide investment advice and set risk tolerances.P-Solve came through an open tender, beating four rival providers to win the mandate.
Loading… The China is considering resumption of the super league after the country successfully battled the coronavirus with no new cases recorded. The Chinese Super League has been in the cooler like other leagues across the globe due to the ravaging effect of the coronavirus. Incidentally the dreaded virus emanated from Chinese City of Wuhan December last year and has held the world in bondage since then with many people dead and several dozens in isolation. Rafa Benitez and his Dalian Yifang team have been flown out of Spain and back to China, a stark indication of the changing geographical focus of the coronavirus epidemic. The Chinese Super League is eyeing resumption late May. Benitez and his squad, who returned to Dalian on Thursday, will have to complete 14 days of quarantine after the charter flight commissioned by the club got them out of Spain, now one of the worst affected countries and which is currently in lockdown. Benitez is said to be well and happy to be back. The Dalian Yifang squad kept themselves entertained in Spain with a table tennis tournamentAdvertisement Dalian will continue preparations for the new season as the club have built them a bespoke isolation unit at their new training ground. Dalian were in pre-season training in Marbella in January when the coronavirus outbreak was first reported in China. The team were ordered to stay in Spain for safety reasons and moved to Alicante and then Benidorm, where they have attempted to stay fit and prepare for a season that should have started in late January. But given the worsening situation in Spain, it became imperative to get them out and back to China, which is now safer. Read AlsoCovid-19: China orders compulsory military training for footballers The first cases emerged in Wuhan in late December and the city was put on a hard lock down, along with other Chinese cities, on January 23rd, which suggests it might take around five months to being the return to something like normal life and resume some football. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted ContentWhat Is A Black Hole In Simple Terms?7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterThe Funniest Prankster Grandma And Her GrandsonWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthWhat Is A Black Hole And Is It Dangerous For Us All?7 Universities Where Getting An Education Costs A Hefty Penny8 Most Expensive Mistakes The World Has Ever MadeYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeWorld’s Most Delicious Foods5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksThe 18 Most Visited Cities In The World