Fishing tip of the week

Retrieve can make a difference.
by Mike Gerry

Doing the same retrieve, the same way, does not always get the same results. The problem is that it may, or may not, be good!

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Love shouldn’t hurt – ever

Cultivating Contentment
by Teresia Smith

When you stop and reflect on your life, you’re possibly thinking about how time has gone by so fast and you have no idea how you got to where you are at. You might begin to feel sad because you’ve drifted so far from the plans you had for your life. Everyday life is much more difficult than you expected it to be, so maybe you got tired and you just settled and decided to accept that this is just how life is. Sometimes if we experience trauma, it paralyzes us and we find ourselves giving up and deciding to just get by and not actually thrive. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. Feelings are fickle and you can never expect to be happy every minute of every day.

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Thoughts from The Bible

Role Models For Our Children
by Terry Broome

It’s tough being a young person today where every sector of life appears to by vying for your loyalty. The world is fully dedicated to affecting the choices of our youth – so many temptations; such early exposure to very graphic parts of life!
As a parent it’s more than a little frightening to see the parade of influences by individuals who would like to become your child’s role model — their heroes. It makes our job all the more urgent and difficult as we attempt to be role models ourselves and model “Good Behavior” before them.

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Fishing tip of the week

Always get better
by Mike Gerry

As a bass fisherman the chances that you can use and be confident with every lure and presentation on the market is slim.

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Love shouldn’t hurt – ever

Keep the conversation going
by Teresia Smith

Every year as we close out Sexual Assault Awareness Month, I find myself wondering if we’ve succeeded in reaching more people and given them knowledge and information to make a difference. It is very important to know how to react when someone confides in you that they have been assaulted. And it is very important that you know your community resources so you can help them reach out. Beyond that, there is another thing that is very important — continue the conversation.

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