A few years ago, I was making the rounds at our church’s Easter fellowship breakfast. As most of you know, I’m a pastor. And every Easter Sunday, our church holds two celebration services with a breakfast fellowship in between. This particular Easter, I was circulating among those at the breakfast fellowship, shaking hands and offering […]
One of the strongest indicators of a person’s success or happiness in life is his or her attitude. Charles R. Swindoll, a popular Christian author and theologian, agrees. In a famous quote, Swindoll declares: “Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, […]
Unmet expectations are among the chief reasons people struggle with depression, anxiety, and anger. If you want peace of mind, a great place to start is by examining the expectations you have of other people. Let me, at the outset, be clear that I’m not endorsing the school of thought which claims the secret of […]
“Knowledge is power.” So proclaims one of the most famous quotes in history — a quote commonly attributed to Sir Francis Bacon, the medieval English philosopher and statesman. Kofi Annan, the Ghanaian diplomat who served as the Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 1997 to December 2006, expanded on Bacon’s wisdom by declaring: “Knowledge […]
Nine times out of ten, when you see a bitter person, it’s because they’ve allowed bad things to define them. They’ve surrendered to malice, cynicism, or anger due to bad experiences in their life. Make a decision to stay positive. Don’t let bad things define you. Stay positive!
Billions of people live on planet Earth today, and a staggering number of them are going through life each day believing they are not worthy of love or happiness and that they are incapable of achieving their dreams. The truth is that you have incredible value and potential. You are, in fact, created for success. […]
The question of whether objective, absolute truth exists normally comes up in philosophical and religious circles, but it’s also become a matter of considerable interest and discussion in self-help circles. The other day, a blog I frequent had an article titled “There is No Such Thing as Absolute Truth.” In the article, Rene A. Bastarache, a hypnotist […]
Anyone who disciplines his or her mind to adhere to a positive outlook on life and a deep and abiding sense of belief and faith will experience greater success and happiness than those who live in doubt, fear, or anxiety. This is something which is true for every person in every part of the world, […]