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About
The LOVE and GOODNESS Project

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Our Lives Are God-Given

We believe that our lives are God-given and that God directs our lives

 in special ways,

In addition, God has given us a Spirit of Goodness to help us respond

to the love signals that God provides.

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We Are Here to Help Each Other

We believe that our basic purpose 
for being here is to help 
others in some special way.
Life is not simply about what we achieve for ourselves, but rather the extent to which we 
use our lives to help others.

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Our Choices Define Our Lives

We believe that our success in 
life is dependent on the choices we make.
Our choices define 
how we use our lives, the amount of

goodness we share with others, and 
what we ultimately achieve.

Basic Beliefs

The Importance of Our Choices

 

While we believe that there is goodness in everyone, yes everyone, its impact on one’s life and the lives of others is dependent on the choices we make. With good choices, we provide a path for that goodness to find its way into the world and help others in special ways. With poor or bad choices, we, in effect, dampen our flame of goodness and in some instances extinguish it completely.

 

Making good choices, especially with today's tech-delivered influences, is our single biggest challenge. We tend to overlook how important and powerful our choices really are. But, our choices determine what we say and do each day, how we treat other people, and, overall, whether we are a good person, or not.

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The Love and Goodness Project
GOALS

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On Goodness and its importance in Our Lives.

To encourage people not to waste their life hating and being against things, but to use their life in positive ways to help others and to make the world a little better because they were here.

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On Goodness and its importance in Our Lives.

To share our belief that God is at work in each and every one of our lives and counts on partnering with you and me to carry out God's work in the world.

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On Goodness and its importance in Our Lives.

To motivate our readers to stop and think about the importance of their choices and the fact that our choices ultimately define our lives and what we achieve.

Who Can Benefit?

 

PEOPLE WANTING TO IMPROVE THEIR LIVES
People who would like to step away from the fray,
focus on the amount of goodness coming from their lives, and 
determine if some self-improvement is needed.

 

PARENTS TEACHING CHILDREN
Mothers and fathers who would like to have a resource
to help their children understand goodness, its fundamental importance in life, and 
how it can help their child have a more meaningful life experience.

POLITICAL AND WORLD LEADERS

Throughout the world we need to see more leaders

standing up for goodness and leading the people under their responsibility

to do more good and worthwhile things for each other.

Project Development Team

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Michael Nelson

 

Michael worked for IBM right out of college and went on to a career in technology financing and banking. After retiring, Michael wrote his first book titled Good Choices Good Life. The objective of the book was to help its readers value the importance of the choices we make in life. Wanting to reach more people in this internet age, the book was followed by the start of an online educational nonprofit under the same name. In 2018 Michael’s second book, Living by Choice, was published and is reflected in several of the lessons on this site. Michael and his wife, Betty, have two grown children, both with MBA’s and very successful in their own right, and three up-and-coming grandchildren who seem to be making some good choices of their own.

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Chris Pepple

 

Chris is a mother, award-winning author, writer, and editor. She has been a writer for Southern Writers Magazine for many years and has been a guest writer for several national publications as well. As a published author, her works include Write Away (2020), Finding Me (2020), Looking, Seeing (2018), Without a Voice (2017), Two Frontiers (2016), Writing Your Faith Journey (2016), and Look to See Me: A Collection of Reflections (2006). Chris has a B.A. in English from the University of Memphis and her Master of Divinity, Theology and Liturgy from Emory University. She speaks to diverse groups on a variety of topics including how to find your own creative voice, and to churches and nonprofit organizations on a variety of motivational and spiritual topics.

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John Riddle

Developer of the Careers with Character series

Founder of the I Love to Write program/20,000+ schools participate

Speaker at both secular and Christian conferences

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Jane Schneider
Former Editor of Memphis Parent magazine

Over 25 years experience in media and communications

Adjunct professor at the University of Memphis

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Jacqueline Jones

Graduated with honors from the

Baptist College of Health Sciences

Brings a young person's perspective to our lessons/content

Her plans include a Masters Degree and a nonprofit living assistance project.

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