Mistakes and Opportunities

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

— George Bernard Shaw —

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” ~George Bernard Shaw

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

Don’t Exalt Yourself

Humility is greatness in plain clothes.

— Spencer Kimball —

Humility is greatness in plain clothes…

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…

Change Direction

If you don't change the direction you are going, then you're likely to end up where you're heading.

— John Maxwell —

If you don’t change the direction you are going, then you’re likely to end up where you’re heading. ~John Maxwell

Be Wise and Ask

The fool wonders, the wise person asks.

— Disraeli —

“The fool wonders, the wise person asks.” ~Disraeli

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…

Lack Nothing and Own the World

Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.

— Lao Tzu —

Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you…