Tag Archives: Choices

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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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 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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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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The Consequences of our Choices

One of the privileges we have living in America is that we have the freedom to make choices about how we live our lives. We are free to marry the person we want to marry. We are free to do … Continue reading

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Just make a decision

Several years ago the last organization in which I worked was having to make a decision that would reflect a change in the way┬áit had been operating. A small group was assigned to brainstorm some possible ways to make this … Continue reading

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Discuss value, not price

When I owned a heating and air conditioning business we had several models to offer our customers. The brand we primarily sold offered everything from a basic system to high-efficient systems with all the bells and whistles. There was very … Continue reading

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Never give up on your dreams

Earl Nightingale’s radio broadcast “Our Changing World” was broadcast on more than 700 stations across the United States and Canada and heard by over one million people. He spoke on subjects such as human development, success, motivation, and excellence. One … Continue reading

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You don’t have a problem

The past couple of weeks have been quite stressful. I was struggling with a career decision that had been presented to me. For several days I wavered back and forth uncertain which way to go. I knew I could provide … Continue reading

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