Stop & Think: June 18, 2020

Mysteries Mystery is not the absence of meaning; it is the presence of more meaning than we can fully comprehend. (Dennis Covington, American author) We seem to love mysteries. Whodunit movies, TV shows, and books are very popular across...

Stop & Think: June 17, 2020

In the Storm We are all in this together… we are all in the same boat. (Amanda Miles, young author) How often have you heard something like that about our recent sequestration? But Amanda sees it differently: “Although we may all be in the...

Stop & Think: June 16, 2020

Reason We must start by teaching our kids not what to think but how to think. (John Stonestreet, Worldview author & speaker) Stonestreet continues, “In the information age, accumulated facts and information are confused with expertise or...

Stop & Think: June 15, 2020

Zeal Sometimes success is due less to ability than to zeal. (Charles Buxton, 19th century English writer) Sometimes we are surprised when a great achievement is discovered, and we learn that the person responsible did not have the apparent skills...

Stop & Think: June 14, 2020

Do Your Best If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly. (G. K. Chesterton, 19th-20th century English writer). Students are often challenged to do their best, to always strive for excellence, so, Chesterton’s statement seems so...

Stop & Think: June 13, 2020

Keep Trying For us there is only the trying. The rest is none of our business. (T. S. Eliot, 20th century essayist) How do you respond when you try to do something, and it doesn’t work? Do you give up, thinking it’s no use to keep trying?...

Stop & Think: June 12, 2020

Know Yourself The person I look up to most is the person who isn’t defined by what others think. (Author unknown) In a self-centered world like ours, many people find their identity and worth in what other people think about them. They make their...

Stop & Think: June 11, 2020

The Future To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says: “Leave no stone unturned.” (Edward Bulwer Lytton, 19th century English politician) When it’s difficult to think and plan ahead, it’s so...

Stop & Think: June 10, 2020

Value When everything is free, nothing has value. (Ben Stein, economic commentator) One certain way to get attention, perhaps to introduce a new product, is to emphasize “FREE” in your advertising. Many of us use certain software, not because it...

Stop & Think: June 9, 2020

Memory Nothing is new, it is just forgotten (Marie Antoinette, 18th century and last queen of France) The older we become, the more we battle with memory loss. But for many people, it may be that they just don’t want to remember some things from...

Stop & Think: June 8, 2020

The Good Life The good life is not found in luxury; rather it is found in a life that enriches the life of another human. (Jeff Shinabager, financial author) In the bustle of modern life, so many people seem to be busy, running here and there...

Stop & Think: June 7, 2020

Training At the moment of truth, you will not rise to the level of expectation, but will fall to the level of training. (Classroom banner) We are often disappointed when something or someone fails to achieve the heights we had anticipated...

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