Category: outcomes

Strive for spiritual outcomes

January 18, 2018 | 16 comments

What is on your to-do list today? Perhaps it’s to get through your work day at the office, sell another house if you’re a realtor, teach another class if you’re a teacher, clean the house if you’re a home caretaker,

Turn defeat into success

September 3, 2015 | 7 comments

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of

Overcoming the odds

May 28, 2015 | 4 comments

When I watch this short video about Noe Rueda growing up poor in Little Village, a neighborhood on Chicago’s West Side, I can’t help but feel hope for all of humanity. The social, environmental and economic odds were all stacked

The Pitfalls of Positive Thinking

October 28, 2014 | 13 comments

I found an interesting article on positive thinking that gives the upbeat in heart some significant issues to consider. “The Problem with Positive Thinking,” by Oettingen, printed in the New York Times, October 26, 2014. The author points out that

God Can Do It

July 29, 2014 | 24 comments

When planning to finish a job, do you affirm “I can do it,” or “God can do it?” There’s a big difference. If you place the hope of accomplishment on your shoulders, there may be moments when you doubt or