Stop & Think: November 7, 2019

Creativity Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up. (Pablo Picasso, 20th century Spanish artist) Scribbling all over the paper, learning to keep in the lines, drawing weird pictures—all the creativity of...

Stop & Think: November 6, 2019

Faith Faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing. (Victor Hugo, 19th century French author) In the modern era, faith is little appreciated. Everything must be proved in a test tube or by scientific experience. In reality...

Stop & Think: November 5, 2019

Elections No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. (Winston Churchill, WW II prime minister of Great Britain) Today is Election Day in the U.S. With all the rancor and spirited debate prior to the final vote and the temptation to...

Stop & Think: November 4, 2019

Comfort We may impress people with strength, but we connect with vulnerability and weaknesses. (Craig Groeschel, leadership speaker) Weight-lifting, body-building, and TV shows featuring physical competition may impress viewers with their brute...

Stop & Think: November 3, 2019

Power Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power. (Abraham Lincoln) Earlier, the ancient philosopher Plato said, “The measure of a man is what he does with power.” But, as Lord Acton...

Stop & Think: November 2, 2019

Self-confidence The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experience behind you. (William Jennings Bryan, “the silver-tongued orator”) A trite thought, perhaps, but it’s true: There is only one...

Stop & Think: November 1, 2019

The Mind Where the mind goes, the man follows. (Joyce Meyer, author) We might wonder where evil deeds and foul language come from. There may have been unhealthy examples at home or at the shop or school, but the real source is simpler. Jesus...

Stop & Think: October 31, 2019

Integrity The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. (Martin Luther King, Jr.) We’re used to celebrating the accomplishments of a star...

Stop & Think: October 30, 2019

“I Will” By all means don’t say “if I can;” say “I will.’” . . . I say “‘try.” If we never try, we shall never succeed. (Abraham Lincoln) Wisdom can often be expressed in few words. Longer statements may just confuse us. So, Abe Lincoln’s counsel...

Stop & Think: October 29, 2019

Happiness Any individual who wishes to attain sustainable and lasting bliss must embrace one simple fact: happiness is a choice. (Jo Roderick, author) Life is filled with opportunities to choose. It isn’t always as simple as choosing between...

Stop & Think: October 28, 2019

Life’s Lessons Life is a series of experiences, each of which makes us bigger. (Henry Ford, early automaker) He adds, “The world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and griefs which we endure help us in our...

Stop & Think: October 27, 2019

The Future Live for what tomorrow has to bring, not for what yesterday has taken away. (Naziya Kausar) It’s often hard to get over the difficulties of the past. Personal or corporate disasters often continue to live in our thoughts and dreams...

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