Category: Life Issues

Difficulties and Blessings

You need both blessings and difficulties because one without the other is neither.

— Unknown —

And… If you choose to learn from your difficulties therein lies more blessings…I write from experience. Romans 8:28, “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.” Romans 5:3-5, “More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering…

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Ideas

The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping old ones.

— John Maynard Keynes —

“The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping old ones.” ~Keynes

Thorns or Roses

We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.

— Abraham Lincoln —

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” ~Abraham Lincoln

Let Your “Flies” Go

Anything you can't control is teaching you how to let go.

— Unknown —

Anything you can’t control is teaching you how to let go…

Growing In Truth

The circumstances and events we see as setbacks are oftentimes the very things that launch us into periods of intense spiritual growth.

— Charles Stanley —

The circumstances and events we see as setbacks are oftentimes the very things that launch us into periods of intense spiritual growth…

3 Steps to Peaceful Living

Success = knowing your purpose, knowing your boundaries, knowing your key daily habits, AND living them to the best of your ability one day at a time.

— JMeyer —

Success = knowing your purpose, knowing your boundaries, knowing your key daily habits, AND living them to the best of your ability one day at a time…

Handling Problems

Positive thinking is how you think about a problem. Enthusiasm is how you feel about a problem. The two together determine what you do about a problem.

— Norman Vincent Peale —

Positive thinking is how you think about a problem. Enthusiasm is how you feel about a problem. The two together determine what you do about a problem…

One Thought

The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.

— William James —

The world is under a great deal of stress right now. As human beings, we are the only animal that God gave the ability to think before we act or as James notes, “choose one thought over another.” In stressful times people have a tendency of saying much without much thought put into what they…

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Investing Sacrifices

You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.

— Gordon B. Hinckley —

You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make…