In his little book, Winners and Losers, the late syndicated columnist, Sydney J. Harris succinctly offers insight on success and failure with wit and wisdom.
In the language of the sports world, Harris shares 5 scoreboards for success. They speak to issues of attitude, personal responsibility, and relationships.
Here are just a few thoughts from scoreboard #1. Continue reading
“The most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not,” once wrote Thomas L. Huxley.
Huxley was talking about self-discipline.
Today’s list, condensed from “The Pillars of Christian Character: The Basic Essentials of a Living Faith” by John MacArthur, is about how to develop self-discipline. Continue reading
Today’s list is about friendship, from author and seminar speaker, Alice Gray.
The Bible says “A friend loves at all times” and “there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother” (Prov. 17:17; 18:24).
Alice offers 13 ways that this is true. Continue reading
Our Wednesday night class at the West Citrus Church has been studying the beatitudes from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount.
This week we discussed Matt. 5:9, “Blessed are the peacemakers, For they shall be called sons of God.”
From this statement, we offered several Biblical suggestions on how peace is possible, which serves as today’s list. Continue reading
“13 Things Children Need More Of” was posted on the facebook page of Charlotte Mason Mama, a lifestyle blog that promotes the philosophies taught by the British educator Charlotte Mason.
The author is a lady named Jenny who home schools all 6 of her children. Her blog and web page focus on raising children, the environments of the home, and home education.
Jenny writes in her bio, “Things I love: God, natural wellness, Charlotte Mason home school, home decorating, quiet times, deep relationships, and serving others.”
Which of these 13 do your children need more of? Continue reading
“Everyone needs this list to live,” suggested Tony and Marge Abram.
It combines both the positive and negative, in reminding us what to embrace and what to avoid. What to encourage and what to discourage. What to imbibe and from what to abstain.
Whether you totally agree or not with the assessment of their modifiers of “greatest” or “most,” it will provide you will some wonderful food for thought and reflection. Continue reading
I have done a lot of reading over the years from the famous author anonymous. I came across this list in my file on “life” some time ago. I’m sharing it with you because I liked it and I think you will too. And it’s Bible-based. Continue reading
With Father’s Day approaching, I pulled out my file on fathers came across this Top Ten List.
No source was attributed, but it’s purported to be based on a survey of elementary children who shared what they liked most about their fathers.
While some specifics of this might be a little different in 2021, I think the suggestions and sentiment of this list continues to be relevant. Continue reading
In his book, God’s Way To The Top, J. J. Turner shares Biblical principles of success that surpass monetary and material definitions as viewed by the world.
In the first of 30 short chapters, he lists 30 principles of success. Here are the first 12 for your consideration and meditation. Continue reading
“You can’t be a Smart Cookie if You have a Crummy Attitude,” is a little paperback book by John Maxwell. It contains 153 pages of quotes from a variety of sources about the importance of a positive attitude in life.
I have chosen 21 of my favorite quotes to live by that will improve your attitude and thus improve your life. Continue reading