March 6, 2017

The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. (Marcel Proust, 19th-20th century French novelist) Often we don’t see clearly what is right around us. Residents who live in tourist areas often fail to appreciate...

March 5, 2017

You don’t build endurance on the path of least resistance. (Christine Caine, motivational speaker and author) When things get tough on the road to achievement, it’s easy to slow down or stop. No one enjoys hardship and work that becomes...

March 4, 2017

It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart. (Mahatma Gandhi, 19th-20th century India national independence leader) Whether it is in moments of extreme ecstasy or deep distress that you cannot express yourself...

March 3, 2017

Reconciliation is forgiveness in action. (Sue Knight, pastor’s wife) Do you have a broken relationship that needs to be restored? Has someone hurt you and you just can’t get over it? Do you find it hard to forgive and forget or forgive and move...

#85 – Gray Market Cars

  Toyota in Japan was concerned that the Lexus LS400s in the U.S. were being sent back to Japan and re-sold at much higher prices. This sometimes happens when a car is not available in a certain market, and the LS400 was not yet being sold...

March 2, 2017

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. (Soren Kierkegaard, 19th century Danish philosopher) Many have quoted Kierkegaard, and we all can recognize the truth of what he wrote. Life is often bewildering, and we...

March 1, 2017

You can get everything in life you want if you will just help other people get what they want. (Zig Ziglar, late motivational speaker) Is Ziglar’s comment paradoxical? How can I achieve my goals if I’m helping others achieve theirs? First, it’s...

February 28, 2017

Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold; happiness dwells in the soul. (Democritus, 5th century BC ancient Greek philosopher) The way modern Americans accumulate things—have you seen hoarders on TV?—you would think that we have...

February 27, 2017

Integrity is choosing your thoughts and actions based on values rather than personal gain. (Chris Karcher, author) It’s often true in business ventures, and maybe in personal planning as well, that we ask, What is to be gained in this project?...

February 26, 2017

True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice. (Martin Luther King, Jr) Although we may have differences with other people—even pretty strong disagreements—many of us are happy just to avoid those people or have...

February 25, 2017

Fear always thinks of what you stand to lose rather than what you stand to gain. (Mike Silliman, pastor) When making decisions about future endeavors, what is it that either keeps us from stepping out or urges us to move forward? Do we think more...

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