Putting the Past Behind

As James Long said, “One reason God created time was so that there would be a place to bury the failures of the past.” In contrast, someone who is unable to get over previous hurts and failures is held hostage by the past. You can’t move forward carrying the baggage of the past. Chuck Swindoll […]

Don’t Be a Monkey!

Business professor Gary Hames and C. K. Prahalad wrote about an experiment conducted with a group of monkeys. It’s a vivid story of failure. Four monkeys were placed in a room that had a tall pole in the center. Suspended from the top of the pole was a bunch of bananas. One of the hungry […]

Don’t Give Power to the Past

As important as your past was to bring you to your present, dramatically more important is your present to bring you to your future, so why dwell on a past you can’t change when you can focus on a present you can change.  This goes in line with a verse of Scripture from Philippians 3:13 […]

Two Eternities

There are two eternities that we can’t do anything about, the eternity of the past and the eternity of the future! We can’t live in either one, not been for a split second. But by trying to do so, we destroy our bodies and our minds. The only moment we have is today. “Anyone can […]