Posted on October 24, 2014

The Unhappy Farmer – A Story About Contentment

Career expert, Dan Miller recently shared this story on his blog about a farmer who grew discontent with his farm. The farmer complained about the lake on his property that always needed to have the fish thinned out.  The ...

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Posted on October 24, 2014

Yes, You Can

Can you find work that is fulfilling and pays the bills? Can you defeat your fears and doubts to create phenomenal work? Can you develop the skills required to maximise your potential? Can you make a positive and lasting difference in the ...

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Posted on October 22, 2014

I Do Believe, Help Me Overcome My Unbelief

In Mark chapter 9, there is a story of a father who has asked Jesus to heal his son. Jesus asked the boy’s father, “How long has he been like this?” “From childhood,” he answered. “It has often thrown him into fire or water to kill him. But ...

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Posted on October 21, 2014

Inflating a Blimp With a Bicycle Pump

In his book of essays titled “Palm Sunday” novelist Kurt Vonnegut says of writers, “Our power is patience. We have discovered that writing allows even a stupid person to seem halfway intelligent, if only that person will write the same thought ...

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Posted on October 20, 2014

Not Everyone Needs To Believe In Your Dreams

Not everyone needs to believe in your dreams. Your boss doesn’t. Your pastor doesn’t. Your family doesn’t. Your friends don’t. It’s nice if they all do, but it’s not totally necessary. Because not everyone needs to believe in your ...

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Posted on October 16, 2014

If It’s Not Easy, You’re Probably On the Right Track

It can be tempting sometimes to look for the easy road, the comfortable path, the guaranteed outcome. But I’m not sure that life works like that (and I’m not sure that it should). So, remember, if you have to work hard to get it, it’s probably ...

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Posted on October 15, 2014

Pointless Parenting

A few weeks ago, I saw a dad trying in vain to deal with his 3-year-old girl who was trying to look through the window of her big sister’s classroom. “Matilda come away from there, Matilda come away from there, Matilda come ...

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