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March 10, 2023

Internal Conflict

As professionals and collective people, we all are taught conflict resolution. You can conduct a Google Search for conflict resolution and find a plethora of articles, self-education courses, etcetera concerning the subject m...

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Feb. 17, 2023

Time to End Hypocritical Condemnation

It never ceases to amaze me how older people, particularly " church folk " with vast experiential knowledge act as if they've always been as mature as they are currently. As if they've always been PERFECT . Obviously, better ...

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Feb. 9, 2023

Life Insurance: What We Should Know & Understand

This one thing is certain, he, her, them, they, you, and I will eventually die. There's no escaping this fact. Have you prepared for this appointment? Have you prepared to ensure that your spouse/partner and immediate family ...

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Nov. 16, 2022

Political Maturity 2

The Mid-Term Election is nearly over. Excluding Georgia's Senate runoff, the control of the Legislative Branch of the Federal Government has been decided. Many states' leadership positions, governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney Ge...

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Oct. 26, 2022

Love Misconceptions

One of the biggest hindrances to establishing and maintaining healthy relationships is "Misconceptions". A misconception is defined as a view or opinion that is incorrect because it is based on faulty thinking or understandi...

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Oct. 19, 2022

Genuine Gratitude

So often, we tend to overlook acts of kindness. Acts that meet a specific need in our lives. A kind word, a smile, the sharing of information, and etcetera are a few examples of this. The danger in this is, …

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Oct. 12, 2022

Properly Managing Disappointment

Disappointment is an unavoidable adversary to every human being. Disappointment, unchecked, clouds one’s judgment, attitude, and perspective of not only his/her life but also limits his/her ability to fellowship with other hu...

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Oct. 5, 2022

College...Is It Worth It? 🤷🏾‍♂️

The cost of education has increased by as much as 19% over the last ten years. A Bachelor's Degree is as helpful as a High School Diploma. Everyone knows at least three people who attended and graduated college who aren't …

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Sept. 21, 2022

Episode 7 Friends V Frenemies

Words have meanings. Unfortunately, many of us give no thought to the words that fall off our lips. Specifically, the titles we place upon people. Titles given and not earned. One such word is #Friend. What do you actually kn...

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Sept. 14, 2022

The Problem With Truth?

In the day and age we currently live in, some would have you believe TRUTH can be altered. Almost no one has an issue with their personalized versions of the truth. However, nearly everyone takes exception to the complete and...

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March 8, 2022

Money! Money!! Money!!

In this episode of the Essential Discourse, we complete our two-part series. As you can see by the Episode Title, our Discourse is about money. Specifically, how each of us can be better stewards of this resource. We define t...

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Feb. 28, 2022

You Have A Limited Amount of Time: Are You Maximizing or Waste It?

This is part 1 of a 2-part series, we want to address two resources that seem to be in short supply for many of us. For the purposes of today’s episode, Time is the resource we are focusing on. Time …

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Feb. 16, 2022

Political Maturity: Our Quality of Life Depends Upon It's Application

The 2022 election cycle is upon us. And, Election 2024 will be here momentarily. Are you ready? Do you know what the candidates' platforms are? There is too much on the line for you not to know. A position of …

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Feb. 7, 2022

Radio Talk

We had the pleasure of interviewing Monroe, Louisiana radio personality Damian "Grave Digga" Harris. Grave Digga shared some of the highs and lows of his 25-year career with us. Grave Digga gave us insight into the music indu...

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Feb. 1, 2022

The Adult Children Speak- ( The Follow Up to Parenting Adult Children)

An insightful and reflective review of the content presented in Episode 1 "Parenting Adult Children". Here, in Episode 2, we hear from the Adult Children's Perspectives. Let me tell you, I'm a better person and father as a r...

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Jan. 25, 2022

Parenting Adult Children

Just as no one provided you with an instruction manual specific to your baby, toddler, tween, and or teen, no one taught us how to parent our individual adult children. This has been a daunting task for many of us. …

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Jan. 18, 2022

Introducing The EDP

This unofficial episode serves as an introduction to the host and tells you what you can expect from Essential Discourse with Bruce Smith.

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