Those that have done nothing in life are not qualified to judge those that are doing something. In the story of the talents found in Matthew 25:14-30, you discover three individuals, two of them used what they had and were given more, however one buried what he had and lost it. If you read the […]
A great violinist thrilled his audience with his playing. At the end of his selection, he smashed the violin into a hundred pieces over a chair. The people sat in shock. Then he picked up another violin and said. “Don’t be alarmed the one I smashed I purchased for only a few dollars in a […]
The lobster doesn’t have much ambition. When the tide of the ocean rises, it carries him to the rocks, but as the tide goes out, the lobster will stay on the rocks and bake from the heat of the sun. To live all he has to do is make a small effort and begin to […]
In 1871 a young medical student was worried and upset over his future, like so many of us he was overthinking his path, “what area of medicine should I get into, what direction should I take.” Questions and thoughts like this are not uncommon but if they occupy all of our emotional real estates they […]
Neil Postman wrote a book years back entitled “Amusing Ourselves to Death.” In his research, he discovered that knowledge derived from images, such as TV, video, encourages a short attention span, disjointed thinking and brings about an emotional response to life. Imagine that he did all his research before the invention of social media!
Ralph Waldo Emerson considered by many to have been one of the greatest thinkers in America, said the following concerning success. “To laugh often and love much, to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of little children. To earn the appreciation of honest critics, to endure the betrayal of false friends, to […]