The Spirit of Comparison Aug 10, 2020

 In our Sunday School class last week, we discussed Stewardship in the areas of your time, talent, treasure, and temple. As the teacher discussed using our gifts and talents for God's purposes, I raised an issue that many of us have in deciding whether we are going to use our gifts and...

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(VIDEO) Just Do It! Aug 10, 2020

Nike. Colin Kaepernick. Believe. Stand Strong and Just Do It! Take a look at this video.

 "Doing what I love!"

 Christy

#Nike #ChristyDemetrakis #empoweredspeaker #theempoweredspeaker #ColinKaepernick #believe

 

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Make it your Own! Aug 10, 2020

I am still loving my membership to the YMCA. I typically participate in 5 group exercise classes per week, including Cardio Barre, Zumba, and Core. In April, the Y introduced a new class called Strength Train Together, a group class using free weights. I absolutely love this class and am seeing...

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Lesson Learned... inspiration Aug 10, 2020

Re-post from October 2016:

 I posted a quote by Oprah Winfrey on my social media sites today. The quote says “I’ve learned that you can’t have everything and do everything at the same time.” Now, I post a lot of quotes. I love quotes. If you’ve read my book...

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In God We Trust inspiration Aug 10, 2020

“It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in princes.” Psalm 118:9

 

It has been a few days since the election results and I have seen and heard a lot of comments from supporters of both candidates. I am one of many who was surprised (okay shocked) by the sea of red...

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Don’t pack more than you can lift. inspiration Aug 10, 2020

Early in my career, I worked at Ralston Purina Pet Food Company. I was based in Florida and our Region office was headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Due to the difference in location, I often had to fly to Atlanta. At that time in my life, I had not yet learned the art of packing for a trip. I...

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But why am I afraid? inspiration Aug 10, 2020

In Part 3 of my video series on Transition and Thrive with Maria Tomas-Keegan, I briefly discuss the importance of understanding the root cause of your fear in the A.R.T. of Conquering Fear. Take a look.

If you want a sneak peak at the remaining videos, please visit The Empowered Speaker youTube...

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Just Ask... inspiration Aug 10, 2020

One day while walking near my neighborhood, I approached an intersection. As I came closer, I noticed a lady in a black SUV lingering a bit too long. I instinctively figured she must be lost. She had that look about her. As I got closer, we established eye contact and she said she was looking for...

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