Monthly Archives: April 2020

Our worldview and the choices we make

A worldview can be simply described as the way we understand the world in which we live. Each of us has a worldview. Some of us have given careful thought about our worldview while others have formed a worldview through … Continue reading

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Don’t be afraid to think for yourself

I find man-on-the-street interviews to be most interesting. When Jay Leno was host of the¬†Tonight Show¬†he would often go to the streets and ask people questions about current or historical events. He might ask basic questions about our nation’s founding … Continue reading

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Overcoming difficulties

The first week of Navy boot camp in 1968 was rough. We were assigned to another recruit on temporary assigned duty (TAD) whose job was to get us through processing. It was also his job to make that first week … Continue reading

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Choose to look forward

We are going through a rough time right now. Millions are out of work. Businesses are closed, and some will not be able to re-open. Thousands have died, and families have not even been able to attend the funeral or … Continue reading

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Choose wise investments

The other day my article on this blog was about making wise financial decisions. You may want to go back and read it if you haven’t already done so. Today, I want to speak a little more about finances, and … Continue reading

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Choose to be happy

Several years ago I heard about a woman and her adult daughter who went shopping together. For some reason, the mother was not in a good mood and complained the entire time they were out. After trying on some shoes … Continue reading

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Choose to stay employable

Many people are out of work right now because of this pandemic. Some of their employers may not reopen when this is over, and that is causing a lot of stress. I can understand how people feel. Shortly after graduating … Continue reading

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Financial choices

One thing the coronavirus has taught us is that many people didn’t learn from the 2008 recession about personal financial management. Before you think I’m being insensitive or critical you need to know that in 2008 I owned a small … Continue reading

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Focus on changing one thing

When I was a pastor a young mother came to be with numerous problems that were causing a lot of difficulty. She described some of them to me and admitted she often felt overwhelmed by all the negative things that … Continue reading

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You can make your life better or worse

Zig Ziglar was the greatest motivational speaker I ever heard. My daughter and I attended several motivational conferences where he spoke. He would open his seminar by asking two questions. The first question was “How many of you believe that … Continue reading

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