Category: resiliency

Acknowledge what you’re doing right

July 11, 2017 | 18 comments

People who are suffering often struggle with the question, “What am I doing wrong?” They reason from the premise that if something is going wrong in their life it must be their fault. When erring, it is necessary to recognize

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

Shake it off and step up

December 21, 2010 | 1 comment

One day a farmer’s donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, he decided the animal was old, that the well needed to be covered

Spiritual resiliency

January 26, 2006 | No comments yet

I was walking through the snow-laden forest in the Blue Mountains this weekend. Many trees were bent over with heavy mounds of snow heaped on their branches. I felt sorry for the burdened evergreens, until I remembered the freedom that