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My Desires and God s Will

My Desires and God s Will

everyone. Exhorters empower others to feel good about themselves and to feel hopeful for the future. Exhorters are not concerned by appearances; they hold fast to what they know to be true and right and good. Faith—t he except ional abi l it y to hold fast to t he tr ut h of God i n Jesus Chri st in spi t e of pr essur es, problems, and obstacles to faithfulness. More than just belief, faith is a gift that empowers an individual or a group to hold fast to its identity in Christ in the face of any challenge. The gift of faith enables believers to rise above pressures and problems that might otherwise cripple them.
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What Today s Woman Needs to Know

What Today s Woman Needs to Know

Medicare does not cover most long-term care needs. Private long-term care insurance can provide a wide array of options, including in-home services, an assisted living facility or a nursing home. You can buy a long-term care insurance policy on your own, and sometimes you can get a policy through your employer. You can choose the amount of coverage, the deductible period and the amount of time that the benefits will be paid. Policies can also provide protection against inflation and may include other benefits. Long-term care insurance premiums are generally lower when you purchase it at an earlier age while you’re usually healthy and insurable, although you pay the premiums for a longer period of time.
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Concordia University St. Margaret s Residence

Concordia University St. Margaret s Residence

§ Professional “music care” leadership, staff/volunteer training, clear (yet realistic) organization of initiatives, and accountability are needed. § The importance and role of music in dementia care needs to be better understood & re-defined. “Buy in” from LTC staff, leadership, other stakeholders is key or best practice initiatives will not be sustainable.

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CONCORDIA STUDENT GROUPS AND ASSOCIATIONS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

CONCORDIA STUDENT GROUPS AND ASSOCIATIONS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

CONCORDIA STUDENT GROUPS AND ASSOCIATIONS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW The Dean of Students Office is dedicated to supporting and promoting all aspects of student life. We are here throughout the academic year for you whether it be assisting with elections, event planning, offering recognition of student

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What Russia s on-site power sector needs to succeed

What Russia s on-site power sector needs to succeed

kW.’ SSA’s Savic says attempts to open up the CHP market to gas engines are ‘exactly what we are seeing. From an environmental regulations perspective, there isn’t any difference between a gas reciprocating engine and a gas rotating turbine,’ he says. ‘Whichever is better for the client, if there’s no nega- tive environmental impact, should be considered.’ But, he cautions, ‘this is very diffcult to generalise – it depends on the specifc project requirements.’

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Understanding the needs and desires
of service users in the design and
creation of meaningful physical data
representations

Understanding the needs and desires of service users in the design and creation of meaningful physical data representations

Data-objects, co-design, information design, information visualisation, physical data Introduction Data is the new digital currency; understanding what different forms data comes in, how it is created and by whom, where it can be accessed and how it is being used are increasingly important questions for a society that has embraced digital technology. Without question the generation, collection, analysis and use of digital data is having a dramatic impact on social, economic and political cultures and services (Prendiville, Gwilt, &

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Silencing Desires?

Silencing Desires?

Mark Schroeder (2007: 92-7; 2011) has recently given an answer concerning pragmatics. As finite creatures we cannot take account of an infinite number of considerations in our deliberations; we must focus on the weighty ones. Using Grice’s (1967: 27) maxim of relevance, this leads, according to Schroeder, to the thought that asserting that there is some reason to act implies that we know what the relevant reason is and that this reason is not extremely weak. Otherwise we would be flouting our standard conversational purposes by sidetracking and overloading our conversations with reasons that are not worth mention in the given context. Hence, the suggestion goes, what happens in cases of subjective silencing is just this: the reasons are (objectively) there, albeit swamped, thus extremely weak and therefore (subjectively) hiding in our account of these cases. They might come out of hiding, if the situation changes; if, for instance, the constellation of reasons changes (in his discussion Schroeder shows how certain counterfactual reasons force swamped reasons to appear on the scene).
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Special Needs Trust. What are special needs? What is a special needs trust? When is a special needs trust appropriate?

Special Needs Trust. What are special needs? What is a special needs trust? When is a special needs trust appropriate?

understanding, patience and commitment are a way of life. Parents are most concerned about what will happen to their child when they are no longer there to care for the child’s personal and financial needs. Planning is not optional for such families. It is crucial and can be complex in order to preserve needs-based assistance while assuring that the child will have the ordinary comforts of life that are not provided by governmental agencies. One of the most commonly used techniques to help accomplish this financial goal is the special needs trust. Here are some frequently asked questions that can help provide you with important information for you to consider with the assistance of your tax and legal advisors.
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Edna Pontellier s Inner Desires. She wanted something to happen- something, anything: she did not know what

Edna Pontellier s Inner Desires. She wanted something to happen- something, anything: she did not know what

(Chopin). In Kate Chopin’s novel, The Awakening, the reader is introduced to Edna Pontellier, a passionate, rebellious woman. Throughout the novel, it becomes apparent how unsettled Edna feels about her life. The reader can identify this by her thoughts, desires, and actions, which are highly inappropriate for an affluent woman of the time. In the novel, Edna has an awakening and finds the courage to make the changes she sees necessary. Kate Chopin is able to make quality connections in order to symbolize her innermost desires. Chopin does this by providing references to the sea, and the birds, and then using them to foreshadow Edna’s end of life decision.
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Concordia Newsletter

Concordia Newsletter

Not so hot, is also the way I have always tried to think about myself. This has been especially important in my life as a husband, father and pastor. In Romans 12, the Apostle Paul reminds us, “For by the grace given me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think…” If I have an over-inflated opinion of who I am and what I have been blessed to do, then I am trying to steal the spotlight from God. That is not the place I want to be. That should not be the desire of any of God’s children. Jesus said, “Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven” (Matt 5). What if we consistently act in ways that glorify ourselves and serve our sinful desires and deny God’s grace?
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Deaf Children s Understanding of Emotions: Desires Take Precedence

Deaf Children s Understanding of Emotions: Desires Take Precedence

Furthermore, deaf children’s references to desires largely exceeded those of hearing children when they were asked to explain the protagonist’s happiness, anger, or sadness. These desire references among deaf children even increased with age. More surprisingly, however, deaf children’s references to desires occurred for both typical and atypical emotions. This pattern differed from that of the hearing group, because hearing children referred more frequently to desires in the case of atypical than typical emotions. A first question is why deaf children used so many desire references. It could be argued that understanding the subjectivity of desires can be learned nonverbally as well, but that leaves unex- plained why deaf children referred more frequently to desires than hearing children. Maybe we should consider the functionality of expressing desires to explain this result. Vaccari and Marschark (1997) argued that hearing parents are not fully responsive to their deaf children’s needs, due to their lack of communication skills. More- over, hearing caretakers show less patience with their deaf child than do deaf caretakers (Wood, 1991). In other words, deaf children who grow up in a hearing world have limited interaction time and interaction means when compared to their hearing siblings. The deaf children in this research—with one exception—all had hearing parents. Probably, deaf children with hearing parents are likely to concentrate on an effective use of their in- teraction time and they may primarily use this time to ensure that others unambiguously understand what they want : their desires. Any other approach might be misunderstood. Note that the consequences for deaf children are harder to overcome than for hearing children
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Assessing the Food and Nutrition Desires and Needs of Food Pantry Guests Aged 50 Years and Older

Assessing the Food and Nutrition Desires and Needs of Food Pantry Guests Aged 50 Years and Older

CHAPTER VI CONCLUSION Food insecurity can affect overall health physically, socially, and mentally. Oklahoma, in particular, is in the top ten states for food insecurity. Food insecurity negatively impacts older adults. Older adults are also at risk for food insecurity and malnutrition. Our Daily Bread Food and Resource Center guests, 50 years of age and older were surveyed to assess overall food security; dietary and health status, and educational preferences and desires. Comparisons were also made between participants 50 to 64 years of age (pre-seniors) and participants 65 years of age and older (seniors). This study indicated challenges with lower educational background, poor dietary status, lack of financial resources, and concern for daily needs that these individuals are facing on a regular basis.
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LUDWIG S PUNCH AND BERTIE S COMEBACK: RECONCILING RUSSELL AND WITTGENSTEIN ON THE CONTENT OF DESIRES

LUDWIG S PUNCH AND BERTIE S COMEBACK: RECONCILING RUSSELL AND WITTGENSTEIN ON THE CONTENT OF DESIRES

peter baumann Wittgenstein himself considered a similar sentence. 38 One can, of course, say something like “I want an apple but that won’t satisfy me completely because I could eat much more than that!” or “If I’m not allowed to have a steak, and if you force me to choose between fruits, then I want an apple even though that won’t satisfy me at all and only dissatisfies me a bit less than the other fruits!” Cases like these are, of course, unproblematic. However, what the “paradoxical” case above shows is that it would be irrational not to give up a wish if one is con- vinced that its fulfillment would not be satisfying at all or choice-wor- thy in any way. “I want to eat an apple but that won’t satisfy me!” is paradoxical if interpreted in the sense of “I want to eat an apple but that won’t satisfy me in any way!” or of “I want to eat an apple but that will dissatisfy me more than anything else on the menu!” Rational persons cannot believe they have a certain desire without also believ- ing that its fulfillment will be satisfying (in the relevant sense). One could perhaps even go one step further and claim—based on a theory of radical interpretation like the one defended by Donald David- son 39 —that the case of a subject believing both conjuncts (the one about the desire and the one about the lack of satisfaction) is not even a case of irrationality but rather a case of “collapse of belief”. Such a person could not be taken to have beliefs about a given desire, its ful- fillment and its satisfaction, in the first place. However, I don’t want to make such strong assumptions about interpretability here and will rather go with the idea that there is a rationality constraint binding beliefs about desires and beliefs about satisfaction together.
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What an Architect Needs to Know

What an Architect Needs to Know

Responsibility in design and realization ƒ What are the methods and technologies all about and what is their range of applicability? ƒ What are their benefits and their costs? ƒ What methods and technologies are (competitive) alternatives and what methods and

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WHAT TODAY S WOMAN NEEDS TO KNOW AND DO. The New Retirement Journey

WHAT TODAY S WOMAN NEEDS TO KNOW AND DO. The New Retirement Journey

The amount you are eligible for is based upon your age, interest rates, and your home’s value. Ninty-five percent of reverse mortgages are called Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECMs), and are insured by the Federal Housing Administration. 12 These loans do have closing costs and ongoing fees. The loan becomes due when the last borrower moves out of the home, is away from the home for more than 12 consecutive months (e.g., needs to go to a nursing home), or dies. If the home is sold and the proceeds are greater than the amount of the loan due, the borrower or the heirs are entitled to the excess. If the home is sold for less than what was due on an insured HECM loan, the FHA will make up the difference. If the borrower or the heirs choose not to sell the home, they are responsible for the amount due including, fees, closing costs and accrued interest, even if it is higher than the potential sale price of the home.
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Concordia University s. CRC and CFI Strategic Research Plan: Summary

Concordia University s. CRC and CFI Strategic Research Plan: Summary

With established and emerging strengths in both fundamental and applied research, Concordia researchers are generating foundational knowledge, nurturing discoveries, fostering innovation and making evidence‐based contributions that respond to the needs of society, including the growing imperatives of adaptability and sustainability as experienced by people, communities, markets, industries, institutions and countries around the world. Our research and research‐creation activity spans a wide range of disciplines and fields, utilizing an impressive diversity of methodological approaches. Concordia’s 2 major research clusters comprise 6 unifying research themes and 17 unique domains of excellence for which we are widely recognized. We will continue to prioritize these areas in further developing our research and research‐creation capacity.
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Concordia Healthcare Corp.

Concordia Healthcare Corp.

for long-term debt on net income $ 1,324 $ - Credit Risk Credit risk is the risk of a financial loss to the Company if a customer or counterparty to a financial instrument fails to meet its contractual obligation. Financial instruments that potentially expose the Company to significant concentrations of credit risk consist of cash, accounts receivables and other receivables. The Company’s investment policies are designed to mitigate the possibility of deterioration of principal, enhance the Company’s ability to meet its liquidity needs and provide high returns within those parameters. Cash is on deposit with a Canadian chartered bank located in Canada and Barbados. Management monitors the collectability of accounts receivable and estimates an allowance for doubtful accounts. As at December 31, 2014, the allowance for doubtful accounts was $297 (2013 – $361) and the accounts that were past due amounted to $1,382 (2013 – $701).
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Focusing on what people need, not what the organization needs

Focusing on what people need, not what the organization needs

The old distributed publishing model allowed 45 people to independently contribute to the website. Now, six people oversee and control the site. “Making this shift has not been easy,” Marte states, “even though everyone is on board in principle. Making a big cultural change takes time. Losing old habits takes time. This is why it is of crucial importance that we have a document, signed by management, stating what the goals for the site are, and the management structure for the website. This is our go-to-argument whenever someone wants something on the page that isn’t necessarily a good idea from a content point of view. It is what gives the web managers the authority to even have the discussion.”
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What should I do if the person is in psychiatric crisis and is cooperative and desires voluntary treatment?

What should I do if the person is in psychiatric crisis and is cooperative and desires voluntary treatment?

There are many options in these situations. If the person has a mental health service provider such as a psychiatrist, therapist, case manager, or other mental health worker, attempt to obtain their professional assistance in determining appropriate action. If the person has a Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP), advance directive, or other written information on preferred treatment during a period of crisis attempt to obtain and follow the recommend course of action. If the person does not have a service provider or a written plan, you should work with the individual to learn what treatments he/she would like to receive, or if there is a person that could be contacted to assist during the crisis. A good question is, “What have you done in similar past situations?” If the individual has no previously designated plan of action for a mental health crisis, and you do not know of anyone to contact to gain this information, you will want to contact your local Community Services Board (CSB) or Behavioral Health Authority (BHA). These entities are mandated by the state to provide mental health services and will be able to assist you in locating available services. A list of CSB and organizational contacts are provided at the end of this guide. Possible suggestions may include the emergency room, a mental health clinic, a walk-in crisis center, crisis
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1. About your client: What are the needs of the person you are housing? 2. What site did you choose given your client s needs?

1. About your client: What are the needs of the person you are housing? 2. What site did you choose given your client s needs?

1. About your client: What are the needs of the person you are housing? The person I am housing may be a Reed student experiencing housing insecurity who is in need of affordable housing, or a houseless individual residing in Portland. This individual may be in a couple or have small children. I designed a house to have a cozy sleeping space with a queen bed, allowing for two adults to sleep there, or an adult and a child, or potentially multiple children if an additional bed were placed on the loft. There is a full bathroom with a bathtub and shower so the inhabitant can have their own space for hygiene maintenance. Accessibility was taken into consideration, and although the bathroom does have a tub and is on the first floor, the narrow stairs to the loft and deck area are not wheelchair accessible.
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