Tag: quotes

Martin Luther King, Jr. (My Tribute)

I have long appreciated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He was the right leader at the right time in our nation. Like one of his inspirations, Abraham Lincoln, he was assassinated. Like Lincoln, that assassination served a deeper, unintended purpose. What Edwin Stanton said of Lincoln, must also be said of King: “Now he belongs to […]

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Your Smart Spots

Warren Buffett calls it your circle of competence. You can’t do everything. In fact, you can’t do most things. And you can only do a few things very well.  What you do very well is a competency. Most of us have at least several competencies. With a lot of focused work and learning, we can […]

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Jesus is More Than a Cause

Causes are as easy to pick up as they are to put down. Or, more accurately, we don’t put causes down so much as we forget them. Putting them down would require some intentional meditation on the validity of the cause. Instead, we simply move on to something else.  Alan Noble, Disruptive Witness Jesus is […]

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The Five Insights

Quite a few people asked me for the five insights from the Sunday message. They are only five of the many more insights we need when times are hard, but they are a good start. Read all of them in light of Romans 8:28-39 and Romans 5:3-4. ONE: Expect the Expected. (See yesterday’s post for […]

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Quotes I Am Pondering

Greatness is not a final destination, but a series of small acts done daily in order to constantly rejuvenate and refresh our skills in a daily effort to become a better version of ourselves. Maurice Ashley (the first African American International Grandmaster in Chess) The key to a great life is simply having a bunch […]

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Quotes I Am Pondering

Here is a selection of quotes for this week. Enjoy, consider, and find some of your own. Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else. (Fred Rogers, Mister Roger’s Neighborhood) We are not afraid of change. We are afraid of what we perceive we may lose […]

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