Flash Paper #3
Flash Paper #3March 16, 2022
I want to encourage you to put into action one or more of the following this week:
- Be grateful – Think about your family, your work, your friends, and even God to identify someone or something you are thankful for today.
- Celebrate – Look around and vocalize a win that you and your team or family have accomplished over the past week.
- Encourage someone – Use your words and presence to put fuel into someone’s emotional tank.
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