Unfolding Stories of a Skillful Life – A series of true life stories, that will enlighten you in a profound way. Every area of life that challenges you, skill is required to move forward.
When you skillfully navigate a situation, you come out a better person. Developing the skills to move forward after a mistake is crucial to your success, this is accomplished by asking yourself the hard questions.
“Negotiation Day” Written By: Sandra James Audio Version Below It’s negotiation day here in the Paulding County Courthouse: James versus James. Where am I, what am I doing here? I never expected to be sitting here at the other end of this massive, dark mahogany conference table. Sigh there are so many chairs at this table I don’t even feel like counting them. My mind, body, even my soul is tired. I think I’m having one of those out of body experiences. At this point nothing really matters… You know the...read more
Written By: Sandra James Audio Version Below It’s Sunday morning worship at my church. I am in a bad mood not sure why. Haven’t been able to shake it since I got up this morning. As the sounds of joy filled voices and praise fill the sanctuary, I can feel the deep wrinkle that has formed in my fore head, shoulders stiff head tilted slightly upward. And all of a sudden the lady next to me taps me on the shoulder, if looks could kill she will be dead. “Why are you touching me, I glared at her?” What could be so important...read more
Listening to what sounds like crickets and birds singing in a melodious tune. The fresh breeze is coming through the open window. It’s morning! Im sitting in my sunroom, staring out the window. There’s a small building containing what appears to be 5 garages, 4 walk in storage rooms across the lot. The storage facilities are available to the renters for a fee every month. The bad thing about renting extra storage space is you forget what you have in the storage room. Not only do you forget about the stored items but you...read more
Why Learning The Lesson Will Change Your Life Photo Credit: http://bloggerfreelance.com Have you ever been in a place where others seemed to have an unfair advantage over you? Did it make you feel sorry for yourself, or become angry? I used to believe if a woman had a husband, she was able to accomplish more than I could…as a Single Mother. I thought if someone made more money than I, that gave them an unfair advantage to make things happen. My dear these myths are so untrue and until you change your mind about the way...read more
Exposing “Fear Of Success” Thinking about how I would encourage you this week, I thought about my own life. How I once allowed FEAR to control me for many years. The reason you stop at a certain point and never progress is usually rooted in Fear. Fear is a very powerful emotion that will paralyze you, if you allow it to. Fear will hold you in a pattern that is not easily shaken off. You will miss opportunities, that may never present it’s self again. I noticed some years ago I purposely began to turn down speaking engagements. I...read more
“Juice Party” Date: November 25, 2012 5:00pm Location Atlanta Ga.EMAIL me for directions and “food list” Please come with 4-5 32 oz. mason jars for your take home...read more
Healed by My Words “If your mouth will feed your heart faith when you don’t need it,your heart will feed your mouth faith when you do need it.” —Terri Copeland Pearsons “Christ has redeemed me from the curse of the Law. Therefore, I forbid any sickness or disease to come upon this body. Every disease, germ and virus that touches my body dies instantly, in the Name of Jesus. Every organ and every tissue of this body functions in the perfection which God created it to function. I forbid any malfunction in this body.” (Galatians 3:13;...read more
Favorite Recipes I will add to this list often. I love fresh juicing and experiment alot. If you have some favorite you will like me to list here, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org along with your name and website. Green Apple Goodness Collard greens – 1/2 bag Romaine Lettuce -1 heart Lemon – 1 Yellow Apples – 5 It will taste like sweet green apples and give you energy. Sandra’s Orange Juice 5 – Oranges 2 carrots 1 Lemon (gives it a tang and also preserves the flavor) Sweet Orange 8 Carrots 2...read more
Negative Mind-set A negative mind set is always attributed to a high portion of everyday thinking of negative thoughts. A huge part of the stress in our lives is basically caused by the negative chatter that goes on constantly in our minds. Negative emotions such as fear is caused by the impending danger or pain either real or imagined, fear is at times caused by our desire to avoid any kind of pain that can either be emotional, physical and at times financial. A negative mind-set also feeds the into self pity which is an emotion all...read more
The Physical as well as the spiritual benefits of fasting are numerous. In essence, fasting is considered and is actually the act of self willingly abstinence from partaking food or drink for a certain period of time. An absolute fast is usually defined as completely staying away from all food and liquid for a certain period of time. This period lasts either a single day or several days at times. Other forms of fasts include partially restrictive fasts where you limit your self certain foods or substances. A fast can also be intermittent in...read more