Begin, Move

There is a Chinese Proverb which says, “Do not fear going forward slowly, fear only to stand still”. Begin where you are. But begin. Act. Move. Don’t just stay where you are.

It is amazing how much progress can be

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Much Learning

“Paul, thou art beside thyself; much learning doth make thee mad” (Acts 26:24). With a loud voice Festus cried out these words as Paul was making his defence before King Agrippa.

Although Paul was not mad, as he patiently explained

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Surviving a Snake Bite

The mountains behind our home are inhabited by rattlesnakes. Every year many people hiking in the foothills are bitten. Most of the bites are on the hands, rather than the legs and feet. Why would that be? Rattlesnakes cannot bite … Read more “Surviving a Snake Bite”

Minute Meditations – Perfection

There is an old saying that says, “Trifles make perfection but perfection is no trifle”.

When we contemplate this for a moment, we perceive its truth. In great works of art, it is that added touch that makes the ordinary … Read more “Minute Meditations – Perfection”


One of the most beautiful chapters in our Bible is Paul’s love chapter (1 Corinthians 13). Drummond in his book, “The Greatest Thing in the World” analyzes it and finds that love is made up of nine ingredients which Paul … Read more “Love”


Former football coach, Lou Holtz, is credited with having said, “Ability is what you’re ca­pable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it”.

All of us have ability; we are all capable of … Read more “Hustle”

Lessons from the Ducks

A duck appears calm on the surface while paddling like crazy underneath. What can we learn from this example?

First, we learn we cannot judge by appearances. The duck looks calm as he glides along the surface of the pond.

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The Pain Passes

The beauty remains, the pain passes. This was the answer given by the famous painter Auguste Renoir, who was crippled with arthritis, when he was asked, “Why do you continue to paint when you are in such agony?” If we

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More Blessed to Give than to Receive

Dr Albert Schweitzer is reported to have said, “Many have discovered helping others to be the most enduring therapy, for it’s the burdens you help another to bear that make your own seem light”.

This thought ties in with what

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