The size of our problems is inversely proportional to the size of our purpose
Dec30

The size of our problems is inversely proportional to the size of our purpose

Suppose a truck is moving rapidly on a road on which a tree has fallen. If the truck is large and has high momentum, it can just…

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Seek God’s help for doing his will, or you will need his help to get out of the trouble you get into because of not doing his will
Nov03

Seek God’s help for doing his will, or you will need his help to get out of the trouble you get into because of not doing his will

Suppose a mildly sick patient has to take a bitter medicine. If they reject that medicine, their sickness will worsen. When…

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Problems are like burdens whose weight increases with the attention we give them
Oct18

Problems are like burdens whose weight increases with the attention we give them

Suppose we have to carry a huge bag. We may struggle to carry it, but if that bag became bigger and bigger, the struggle would…

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Look for the good in all situations, even in situations that don’t look good
Sep19

Look for the good in all situations, even in situations that don’t look good

Whenever life subjects us to terrible situations, we often obsess over how bad things are. Such obsession makes us feel …

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Even if we can’t change what we live with, we can change what we live for
Sep17

Even if we can’t change what we live with, we can change what we live for

Suppose we are stuck with a slow, noisy, messy car in a congested and polluted place. If we can’t change our place or our …

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When you feel like giving up, start looking up – not sentimentally, but spiritually
Aug24

When you feel like giving up, start looking up – not sentimentally, but spiritually

When life seems overwhelming, we may feel like giving up. As a last-ditch effort, we may look up. Whether looking up will …

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