Tag Archives: Problems

Failure comes before success

No one likes to fail, but maybe we should. No, I don’t mean we should intentionally look for ways to fail in life. I’m suggesting we need a different perspective on failure. Failure is the price we pay for success. … 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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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 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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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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