Life

Join Us Celebrating Rob’s Life

A legacy is defined as: Something handed down from an ancestor or a predecessor or from the past.   We all live with legacies in our lives; some are good, some are bad. Some we want to forget, and others we will never forget. Legacies shape us. 

The Celebration of Rob’s Life

I want to thank so many of you that have sent personal messages to me regarding the impact that Rob had on your life. Those have been a tremendous blessing to read and reflect on. I need your help in putting those into one place. And this is how.

Negligence

It’s been said that little things make big things happen, that little hinges swing big doors. The opposite is also true; small areas of negligence can cause big problems. Paying attention to small details can benefit us and save us from a host of difficulties. Consider the following story. Noel Borja of Malaybalay, Bukidnon, Philippians …

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Change Horses

There could be an unwillingness to change in all of us, and because of this unwillingness, we become inflexible. It’s said that some people seem to be so in love with the past that they cannot deal with the present.  I came across the following humorous story called “The Top Ten Strategies for dealing with …

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Problems=Potential

Eliminating all our problems won’t make our lives better; it’s in the struggle that we grow. Without problems, there’s no potential. Kites don’t rise with the wind but against it. In the Bible, the story of Jacob wrestling all night with an angel is such a picture of life; what you wrestle with and win …

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Inactivity

In the book “In search of excellence,” Tom Peters says, “There’s nothing more useless than someone who comes to the end of the day and congratulates himself, saying, “well, I made it through the day without screwing up.” Yet that’s what many people do by practicing a life of inactivity, playing it safe, wanting to …

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Too Soon to Give Up

Even the best gets stuck. Consider George Frederick Handel; during his career, he faced colossal adversity. Competition with rival English composers was fierce. Audiences were fickle and sometimes didn’t turn out for his performances. Several times he found himself penniless and on the verge of bankruptcy. The pain of rejection and failure was difficult to …

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