I’ll never forget this quote I read, years ago: “Character is who you are when no one is watching.” When I stepped back and took a good look at my life, I realized the person I was in private was not the person I wanted people to see. The real me was the person I […]
“He who watches the wind will not sow and he who looks at the clouds will not reap.” Ecclesiastes 11:4 There is an old legend about a mouse. This mouse was very afraid of cats, so she wished that she could become one. Her wish was granted and she became a cat. Then she saw […]
“Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit.” Proverbs 18:21 The power of words should never be underestimated. People’s words have established lives, destroyed lives, brought healing and joy, brought sickness and misery. What we say can have massive effect upon ourselves and others.
Holding on to money is more difficult than making money. Money in your hand is slippery, and very difficult to grasp. Have you ever experienced this phenomena? Read the stories of lottery winners. Read the sad stories of common people suddenly getting massive windfalls. The vast majority of lottery winners go bankrupt in a few […]
There’s a lot of competing voices beckoning us to listen. First, we have the opinions of our family and friends. We’ve got our coworkers and bosses. And then just look at the media: ads everywhere on the Internet, TV, radio, magazines, newsletters…it’s endless. Cram all of this together in our heads day and night and […]