Category: adversity

Learn to Progress in All Conditions

April 30, 2014 | 3 comments

“We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds.” ~ Aristotle Onassis Jesus Christ learned to “sail in high winds.” Whatever evils of the world were thrown at

Choose Victory, Not Defeat

March 12, 2014 | 9 comments

This quote got me to thinking… “Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional.” ~ Roger Crawford There are times when defeat appears real. For instance, if someone does everything they know to live, and they die. Did

Stand Your Ground with God

January 15, 2014 | 11 comments

Have you ever felt pushed around against your will? Bullied perhaps? If so, never assume the position of helplessness. You are not helpless! God is with you to keep your feet firmly planted on the ground of what’s right and

The indestructible you

December 12, 2011 | 3 comments

“Adversity is like a strong wind.  It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.” ~Arthur Golden A mortal clings to his belongings, status and emotions, thinking

Carrots, eggs, and coffee

June 11, 2008 | 6 comments

A young woman went to her mother and complained that life was hard for her. She was tired of fighting and struggling. When one problem was solved, a new one appeared. She was ready to give up and quit trying.