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Four Corners Future Forum: Expanding the Partnership

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The Four Corners region is recognized internationally for its cultural, geographic, archeological and iconic places and images.  Yet the people of the Four Corners are often divided by jurisdictional and bureaucratic lines, political divides, and cultural misconceptions.  The economy of the Four Corners - no matter what...

Madame G guide to the stars WEEK OF JUNE 18

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Life is a challenge. This is both a beautiful tragedy and a blessing because we are complex creatures. We are capable of profound good and evil. This is true for all human beings. On June 20, we will experience a First Quarter Moon. This period is always highlighted by crisis. Madame G recommends that you take care of yourself. Consider taking a short trip out of town.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Things are looking up! You have your hands full, but you’re rearing to go. Now is the time to take things seriously, and in stride. You’ve got it all worked out. Don’t forget to stay humble and listen to others when you can. It’s better to make friends than enemies, but remember that...

To Love Jesus

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“Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.” John 14:21 (ESV) [emphasis added]

Looking through the New Testament, there appear to be anywhere from 37 to 125 commands given by Jesus, depending on which scholar you ask. The Jewish rabbis has determined that in the Old Testament there were 613 commands given to the Jews. As we consider John 14:21, we should consider the following:

The Jews could not keep the 10 commandments, 613 are insurmountable.

Jesus indicated in the Sermon on the Mount (found in Matthew 5-7) that righteousness is a matter of the heart, not...

Seven Habits of the Self-Aware Leader

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Leadership McKinley, class of 2018, shares seven must-do habits to move your leadership to the next level. Developing self-awareness and knowing your team means forging connections that count. Self-aware leaders are more effective because they foster communication and invite feedback, make efforts to inform themselves and others, synthesize ideas, and take action.

It’s TIME to become self-aware and move your leadership to the next level!

Part 4: Sharing the Vision
Contributor – Anthony Dimas Jr.

Self-aware leaders integrate past experiences with the present in order to succeed in the future. To understand where you are going, you need to know where you are coming from and how...

The Arts: A Force for Economic Development & Quality of Life

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The positive economic impact of the arts is indisputable. Nationally, nonprofit arts and culture is a $166 billion industry. In New Mexico, the arts and cultural sector contributes $5.6 billion to the economy each year. In terms of employment, the State’s arts industry is roughly equal in size to its construction industry and is 50% larger than its manufacturing industry.

These numbers hit close to home. In Gallup and McKinley County, one in four residents (25%) makes at least part of their living through the arts. Here, the arts are a way of life. Literally. For our communities, the arts are an economic lifeline—a thriving arts-based economy means thriving families.

That is why...

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