DISCIPLINE YOURSELF TO STAY ON TRACK.

DISCIPLINE YOURSELF TO STAY ON TRACK.

The trap set by Satan is to divert God’s servant’s attention away from personal communion with the Lord by directing it towards even noble external service. The pressure of ministerial responsibilities and people’s expectations can create an imbalance if the servant does not maintain a personal discipline of seeking God’s presence. Jesus himself, despite the […]

FIVE ATTRIBUTES OF A FRIENDSHIP WITH GOD

FIVE ATTRIBUTES OF A FRIENDSHIP WITH GOD

“You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.” (Jeremiah 29:13) Throughout history, men and women have tirelessly longed for a deeper connection with God. Those who have experienced an exceptional closeness with God are primarily those who have ardently desired it. Neither success nor busyness could ever quench […]

Factors Perpetuating Depression.

Factors Perpetuating Depression.

These factors maintain or exacerbate mental illness. Perpetuating factors include: Unrealistic beliefs: Patients harbor multiple fears, most of which are unrealistic or exaggerated. For example, the subject often speaks of the fear of dying, going insane, losing control of oneself, leading to a sense of imminent catastrophe and resulting in avoidance behavior. Anticipatory anxiety is […]

The Functioning of the Human Being.

The Functioning of the Human Being.

“That the God of peace himself sanctify you entirely, and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ!” 1 Thessalonians 5:23 This passage from the Holy Scriptures reveals to us that man is a tripartite being. This is not surprising, since man was created by […]

What Sets Successful People Apart from Average People?

What Sets Successful People Apart from Average People?

“We are all failures—at least the best of us are.” J.M. Barrie What makes successful men and women excel? Why do some people achieve wealth while others languish in poverty? You know what I’m talking about. It can be called luck, blessing, or the ability to turn everything into gold—it’s up to you. But in […]

WHAT YOU NEVER LEARNED IN SCHOOL.

WHAT YOU NEVER LEARNED IN SCHOOL.

Soccer player Kyle Rote Jr remarked, “There is no doubt in my mind that there are many ways to become a winner, but there is really only one way to be a loser, and that is to fail and not be able to see beyond it.” How people perceive failure and cope with it, even […]

SEEING OBSTACLES IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT.

SEEING OBSTACLES IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT.

When I think about those people who are capable of facing adversity and using it to move forward, the story of Mary Kay Ash comes to mind first. She built an extraordinary company. Over the past four or five years, I have had numerous opportunities to discuss leadership with members of her cosmetics company. In […]

A New Definition of Failure and Success.

A New Definition of Failure and Success.

“The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often measured by our perception of error.” NELSON BOSWELL On August 6, 1999, a Major League Baseball player steps up to bat in Montreal and is retired, marking the 5,113th time in his career. That’s countless at-bats without a hit! If a player were to record all those […]

Defeating Adversity Is A Matter Of Self-Esteem.

Defeating Adversity Is A Matter Of Self-Esteem.

Over the past 20 years, American educators have noticed a significant decline in students’ exam results and their desire to learn, so they have tried to find ways to reverse this trend. One popular theory stated that the best way to improve children’s skills was to “inflate” their self-esteem. Observing that winners had confidence in […]

Too Big To Cry, But Laughter Hurts Too Much.

Too Big To Cry, But Laughter Hurts Too Much.

“Fear makes us realize what scares us.” VIKTOR FRANKL Almost everyone has heard of the Wright brothers, those bicycle mechanics who pioneered manned motorized flight in the early 20th century. The circumstances surrounding Orville and Wilbur Wright’s first flight on December 17, 1903, are most interesting. (It’s a story that undoubtedly illustrates the art of […]

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