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Monday Morning Motivation – Devoted

By: Curt Stowers

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Sometimes it helps to get a little dose of encouragement—along with a good cup of coffee!—to start the day. Today we discuss "devoted."

Hopefully the message below will help you get off to a good start for the week.  Please feel free to forward the newsletter on to others that you think would benefit from the content.


There are some words that have the most incredible connotation. When you hear them, a mental image is formed that is extremely positive—an image that inspires us, an image that causes us to have a deep, warm feeling inside ourselves. “Devoted” is such a word.

Mr. Webster defines devoted as:

  • Having strong love or loyalty for something or someone

The definition points out two things:

  • Love and loyalty
  • Something or someone

Being devoted inspires us to aspire to some higher level of goodness (love and loyalty), in pursuit of what (something or someone) is beyond ourselves. When we look outside ourselves in an effort to make things better, we not only improve the world, we improve ourselves.

That brings us to this week’s question:

  • To what are you devoted?

Thanks for sharing a bit of your time with me this Monday morning 

Have a great week!



About MMM: Each week I publish “Monday Morning Motivation” in the hopes that at least one person will find a bit of inspiration and that this inspiration will have a positive impact on their life. My motivation comes from experiences, reading, sermons, and discussions.

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