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    Often time’s things happen in life that we do not expect. Many turning points in life happen and we have to, somehow, learn to deal with this new “problem.” Sometimes, the issue is so life changing, we tend to lose our minds and become lost on this path of greatness. When life has its difficulties, we often frown upon the things that have blessed us in the past. We forget about all the things that have leaded us to that point of our life, that when that moment comes, we become selfish. Some will turn to bad habits, and some will turn to destructive thoughts. It is said, “The darker the night, the brighter the stars; the deeper the grief, the closer is God!”(Fyodor Dostoevsky). I agree, that in times of grief people grow closer to God because their helpless, have lost hope, and need renewal. People tend to lean on God when in times of helplessness. When people seem like everything is turning upside down, they start praying or calling out to God. They tend to ask for help. Bargaining seems to be the thing people do most when it comes to desperate times. For example, in times of critical sickness of a family member, people often pray or reach out. A friend of mine recently had her uncle in the hospital. She took to social media asking for prayers for him. She is an atheist and does not believe in prayers. Therefore, her asking for prayers is not out of the ordinary, but is not something normal for her. Believe it or not, this seems to be a common thing everywhere. Just about…

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    Tim Tebow Essay

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    his mom realized that “dyslexia wasn’t a disability, just a difference.” (Tebow 27). Pamelia also assisted Tim Tebow in learning that he is not a mistake and God gave him dyslexia for a reason. His parents knew from the beginning that the best option was to homeschool. Tebow’s mom was able to change the curriculum to tailor to his needs. Tim was allowed to play football, basketball, and baseball at Nease High School in Jacksonville, Florida. At age 18, Tim Tebow signed a four year contract with…

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    Taglines are claimed to draw major attention to the product that the company is selling. A great slogan identifies the brand and is memorable.”Advertising catchphrases are a dime a dozen. But only the best withstand the test of time and enter the public lexicon. "Good to the Last Drop" is one of the immortal ones.” (Saturday Evening Post). Popular slogans known by thousands people are Nike:Just do it, Dunkin Doughnuts: America runs on Dunkin, and more. Many coffee drinker would remember the…

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    Analysis Leadership: John Maxwell John Maxwell is a coach, author, and speaker that is known world-wide for being an influential leadership expert (Christian books preview [CBP], n.d.). John is the originator of the John Maxwell Company, John Maxwell Team, EQUIP, John Maxwell Leadership Foundation and trained more than five million leaders. John is an honorary inductee into the Hall of Fame. John also is a pastor with twelve doctorates, and a recipient of several honorary awards in his lifespan…

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    Participation trophies have mounted to become a notably debated topic because many wonder if participation trophies are not beneficial to the kids that receive them, or merely just taking up space in children’s rooms. Author Ashley Merryman elaborated on these opinions in a bold declaration against participation awards. The opposing point of view suggests that participation trophies do more good than bad in a competitive society. Contributing their word to the conversation, Eric Priceman and…

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    Alex David Persuasive Speech Do you think kids should get participation awards for something they aren’t really good at? Kids shouldn’t be given awards that they don’t deserve, there should only be one winner and one winner only, instead of everyone winning wins. My reasons for thinking this are: people who think they are good at something tend to do the same thing, people who think they are good at something don’t try to get better because they think they are good already, and the real…

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    similar awards for working extra hard versus normal participation? Trophies should only be given to overachievers or individuals who give extra efforts, not just everyone. One can have the opposite opinion believing that everyone should receive trophies, not just MVP’s. If trophies are given to everyone, it can minimize the achievement and celebration of the individuals who challenge the best. When trophies are given to only leaders, it can also create competition to increase everyone’s skill…

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    Many people find themselves asking if participation trophies are even important or not, or if we should even have them in general. Well we should, for reasons that might have been overlooked. Participation trophies show a great significance consisting of commitment and dedication, they remind one of an experience or the friendships they made, and they give more meaning than you would think to a young child learning self-confidence. Commitment and and dedication show the growth of…

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    Color Guard Award Essay

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    This year I achieved a fairly prestigious award. I had received the National School Color Guard Award. This award is achieved by sheer talent and being a good person by helping others out. This essay will go over my story working up to achieving the award and what my take on it is. The National School Color Guard Award should be what every member of any color guard team tries to achieve. It is also extremely easy to achieve if the person attempting to achieve it is willing to put in the time.…

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    Momaday Definition

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    Throughout the history, many awards have been created in order to recognize the best achievements. According to Oxford Dictionary, award is “the action of giving a payment, compensation, or prize”. Besides, prizes are awarded usually to people who accomplish to be the best in any specific category such as sports, school, artistic or even literature. In addition, within these categories, it can also find other different recognitions, since the awards tend to be dedicated to a concrete genre. For…

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