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George Watts

In pursuit of deep, true contentment - no matter what life throws our way.

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I'm just asking for what is fair... Discontentment is Entitlement {Pt II}

Hey Reader, Welcome back to Living Contentment - your weekly nudge towards real, deep contentment through something contentment-related to read, do, and pray. We're currently revisiting some causes of discontentment. If you have been reading this newsletter for several years - you'll probably remember some of these. READ THIS For those of us raised with a Western cultural mindset, ‘justice’ is one of the most important values we hold. Fairness, equity, getting what we earn, and what we...
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I Deserve this..... : Discontentment is Entitlement

Hey Reader, Welcome back to Living Contentment - as always the intent is to give you a nudge towards real, deep contentment with something contentment-related to read, to do, and to pray. We're currently revisiting some causes of discontentment. If you have been reading this newsletter for several years - you'll probably remember some of these. READ THIS Our family has lived in several places with a significant ex-pat population. Groups of people living and working not in their 'home...
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Submitting and Admitting - Discontentment is Pride {pt. II}

Submitting (to God) and Admitting (you may be wrong) Hey Reader, Welcome back to Living Contentment - your weekly nudge towards real, deep contentment with something contentment-related to read, to do, and to pray. We're currently revisiting causes of discontentment. If you have been reading this newsletter for several years - you'll probably remember some of these. READ THIS Someone full of pride is impressed with who they are, what they have accomplished - or what they could accomplish if...
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I know it all... Pride Pt 1

Hey Reader, Welcome back to Living Contentment - as always the intent is to give you a nudge towards real, deep contentment with something contentment-related to read, to do, and to pray. We're currently revisiting some causes of discontentment we've looked at before. If you have been reading this newsletter for several years - you'll probably remember some of these. READ THIS We like to think we know what's best. For others, for our employer, our friends, our community, our family - and...
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more, more,more - Discontentment is Greed Pt II

Hey Reader, Welcome back to Living Contentment - as always the intent is to give you a nudge towards real, deep contentment with something contentment-related to read, to do, and to pray. We're currently revisiting some causes of discontentment. If you have been reading this newsletter for several years - you'll probably remember some of these. This is the second week we're looking at the topic of greed. READ THIS Often the way the idea of greed gets translated into English versions of the...
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JUST a little bit more - - Discontentment is Greed

Hey Reader, Welcome back to Living Contentment - as always the intent is to give you a nudge towards real, deep contentment with something contentment-related to read, do, and pray. We're currently revisiting some causes of discontentment. If you have been reading this newsletter for several years - you'll probably remember some of these. Just A Little More... Greed {Part I} I am not poor. Poor are those who desire many things. -Leonardo da Vinci- READ THIS Greed. If I’m honest, most of the...
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Discontentment is Fear {Part II}

Discontentment is Fear {part II} - Fear Can Get You Two Ways READ THIS Fear is frequently a knee-jerk response to things that happen - or more often - what we think could potentially happen to us. It’s easy to imagine all the bad things that may crash into our lives. You could lose your job. Get failing grades. Lose your hair. Burn your Alfredo sauce. Get cancer. Forget someone’s birthday. Get a paper cut - that kind that really, really hurts. If you start to think about all the things that...
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Discontentment is Fear - Living Contentment

Discontentment is Fear or The Bunny vs. The Crocodile Hi Reader, Welcome back to Living Contentment - as always the intent is to give you a nudge towards real, deep contentment with something contentment-related to read, to do, and to pray. Starting today we're revisiting some previously looked at causes of discontentment. If you have been reading this newsletter for several years - you'll probably remember some of these. READ THIS: In the capital of Burundi, there is a “zoo” that has several...
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Final 2024 CONTENTMENT CHALLENGE

LIVING CONTENTMENT 2024 CONTENTMENT CHALLENGE For all of January, Living Contentment became The 2024 Contentment Challenge. The regular- something to: read | do | pray newsletters were replaced with shorter, more actionable Challenges. In case you missed any of them, they were:#1 - Gratitude#2 - Finding Fulfilment#3 - Stopping#4 - Plan on Contentment So What? The contentment challenges over this past month were intended to help give us some real, tangible, actionable ways to allow contentment...
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