When Our Past Success Becomes An Obstacle

The road to success is riddled with many obstacles. One common one is our past success. How do past successes become an obstacle, you may ask? They make us prideful and such pride blinds us. It also makes us believe that future problems will present as old problems...

This World

This is the nature of this world: It is fleeting, It fades away quickly. Close an eye, then open it, And a generation is gone. Nescient souls lost, And the stubborn wane. Yet, the fear of Life eludes them. In their bewilderment They turn to themselves, “We are Gods,”...

How to Create a Lasting Legacy

When you look at ancient Hebrew history, Moses’ legacy to enter the promise land continued to move forward because he developed, mentored, and trained Joshua to succeed him. However, Joshua failed to leave a legacy of his own by not mentoring the next...

The Daughter of Virtue

In her, virtue finds a face. Her fame goes many leagues abroad. She reckons that virtue is the way of her Father, She treads it. She does not tire. She knows her Father and seeks him diligently. She reconciles that knowledge of her Father bears faith. In her faith has...

The faithful Woman

The sky darkens around her, Lightning flickers like fireworks all over her, Thunder snarls and it pours, Evil exudes from its creeks, She stands. She is not moved. A thousand fall to her left, Ten thousand to her right, Her enemies advance on her like a baleful gale,...

Why I blog

Seth Godin writes one of the most popular blogs in the world and has said it is one of the top 5 career choices he has made. He blogs daily. In a 2016 interview, Marie Forleo asked Seth why. Here was his response: “Even if no one read it. I would blog every day....

Lost in the Clouds…

Look, see? A star disappeared in the clouds. It rose from a nimbose start and shone glaringly, Elated the hearts of men, and gave counsel to the lost. Men rejoiced in its radiance, but only for a moment. Where did she go? They query. Like men with eyes open to the...

Six Simple Steps to Achieve Your Dreams

Think about a dream you have. One of my dreams was to become a medical doctor. I wanted to be able to help people who were hurting. I first had this dream when I was about 7 years old. A couple of years later, my dad, who paid the bills for our family, died. I dropped...

Five traits of a person who cares

“Nobody cares how much you know until they know how much you care.” Teddy Roosevelt This is true in every relationship and circumstance in life. As humans, we are driven by self-interest. For example, we don’t follow a leader because of the leader. No, we follow...

What is the first principle of aid?

“The first principle of aid is respect” Ernesto Sirolli This is one of the most profound lessons I’ve learned in my adult life. In 2005, I founded an orphanage in Africa that has helped over a thousand kids to date. In my early days as a...

What kind of person are you?

The eyes of a discerning leader see three kinds of people. First, the overconfident This person thinks he knows more than he actually does. He may not be prideful, even though pride may motivate some of his actions. At other times, this person may be lacking in...
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