Category Archives: Persistence

Let Go of Whatever Makes You Stop

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“Let Go of Whatever Makes You Stop” is the title of a little book by John Mason.

I read it years ago, but I recently came across it again. It’s a neat little book filled with 52 golden nuggets of two pages each. Mason’s goal is to help us rise above mediocrity. Get more out of life. And discover a new momentum for living.

Many of the chapter titles encapsulate  simple spiritual truths that are obvious. But often we fail to apply. Here are a few:  Continue reading

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Wisdom From A Fortune Cookie

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Yesterday I had lunch with a friend of mine at P. F. Chang’s on the Plaza.  The food was good.  The Server was friendly. The conversation was enjoyable.  The fellowship was encouraging.  And at the end of the meal when I opened my Chinese fortune cookie….it was “spot on”!  Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Perseverance

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Today is a special milestone for ThePreachersWord.  This is the 500th post!

We began January 1, 2012 with no readers!  No track record.  No idea of what to expect.  And certainly no thought of posting 500 times!  What began as an unexpected opportunity to minister in this manner has been a wonderful blessing to me.  And I  hope to those who are regular readers.

According to WordPress we have 2400 followers from various media sources. ThePreachersWord has been read in over 170 countries.  And we have posts in over 100 categories. Continue reading

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Sail On!

Today is Columbus Day. It is a day that Americans celebrate the discovery of the New World by Christopher Columbus in 1492.  Some say that America was really discovered by Norse Vikings, Irish missionaries or the ten lost tribes of Israel!  But the fact is Columbus was successful in his quest and returned to the old World to spread the good news.  Continue reading

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