Thanksgiving Overflowing!

The donors, staff, volunteers, prayer warriors, and community supporters are why 70×7 Life Recovery Muskegon will celebrate a Great Thanksgiving. Thank you!!! In less than 9 months, people like Nate Johnson have made second chances, third chances and more Reality for prisoners returning to Muskegon.

Their HOPE is real. Their futures have promise.

Focus on Possibilities, Not Obstacles

by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels

“My neighbor recently shared the story of a professor who handed out an exam to all of his students – one plain piece of paper with a black dot on it. There were no questions – nothing but a black dot. He then told them to write about what they saw. At the end of the exam he collected all the papers and started reading each one out loud. Without exception every student was focused on the black dot, what it meant, how it was positioned on the paper, etc.”

After all the reading was done, he said:

“I’m not going to grade you on this; I just wanted to give you something to think about. No one wrote about the white part of the paper. Everyone focused on the black dot – and the same thing happens in our lives.”

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