Spirituality, Wisdom, Character in Discipline

How do spiritual disciplines help us grow, spirituality, and in wisdom and character? Ortberg says, the primary goal of our life as Christians is to become transformed spiritually. Our ministry has little to do with simply assisting people of where they will go when they die, or just getting to heaven. People's spiritual transformation in … Continue reading Spirituality, Wisdom, Character in Discipline

Anger

Anger defined is a strong feeling of annoyance, displeasure, or hostility. Living in today’s interconnected information world, there are countless opportunities to feed from the buffet of delightful entities, persons and media to generate this emotion.. How important is your mental wellness? When we view the word anger, it is part of the human scene. … Continue reading Anger

Humility

The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.Carl Gustav Jung Humility is self esteem based in wholeness and fulfillment. Humility is the acceptance of myself and my shortcomings. I used to live two different lives, which forced my insides to be in conflict with my outsides. Until I … Continue reading Humility

Character

Thought and Character Silence is the cornerstone of Character. From the silence springs the thoughts that manifest. The aphorism, “ As a man thinketh in his heart so is he,” not only embraces the whole of a man’s being, but is so comprehensive as to reach out into every circumstance of his or her life.  … Continue reading Character

Use F words

FEAR, FAITH, FORGIVE, Focus Limiting beliefs affect even the most successful people. The first step to overcoming fear is to face them. If you can not make it go away, then dance with it. What if fear meant Focused Energy Abandoning Reality? Maybe you’ve heard that fear is also False Evidence Appears Real. Whatever the … Continue reading Use F words

Goals

Be strong and of good courage. Act for the best, hope for the best, and make what comes...If death ends all, we cannot meet death better.William James Are you satisfied? A part of human nature is to be dissatisfied.  How many of us hope and wish for something better?  Why is it so difficult to … Continue reading Goals

Inner Voice

Are you listening to yourself? What is the inner voice? How vital is it to your life? Many psychopaths and maladjusted persons have developed an inner dialogue of hate, fear, lust, revenge, anger, resentment and countless other negative emotions unexpressed or expressed in daily existence. Notice, I used the word existence, because those toxic emotions … Continue reading Inner Voice

Expectations

An expectation is a strong belief that something will happen or be a result in the future. Given that definition, expectations are the reality in which I operate my life. Interestingly, the expectation is felt in the present moment. The event, situation, or circumstance has not even been established, and we momentarily feel the result … Continue reading Expectations

Focus

Focus What you habitually think largely determines what you will ultimately become. Bruce Lee Focus is the central activity that runs my everyday experience. What I mean is that whatever I focus on, it becomes the lens in which I interpret my world. How do I control my focus? The mind is a world processing … Continue reading Focus

Today I Begin A New Life

The price of greatness is Responsibility.Winston Churchill A New Life The following is an excerpt from the best selling book by Og Mandino: "The Greatest Salesman In The World.” In this classic self help book, Og describes 10 scrolls which are important to overcome doubt, fear, procrastination and low self confidence. Why would I suggest … Continue reading Today I Begin A New Life

Gratitude

The more a person is united and inwardly simple, the more and higher you understand because the light of understanding received is from within.Gautama Buddha Gratitude is not only an attitude but a way to live. It flows from within and expands outward. I marvel abt how my world changes when I interpret people, places, … Continue reading Gratitude

Adversity

Adversity is a facet of life. It is universal and impartial. Everyone has experienced a time of difficulty, a time of distress, a time of misery, a time of suffering, and a time of loss. It is safe to say that life is suffering. What would happen if you viewed any adversity, setback, heartache, or … Continue reading Adversity

Mental Wealth Quotes

Mental Wealth Quotes Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. Carl Gutav Jung We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love. Sigmund Freud When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. Viktor E. Frankl Between stimulus and … Continue reading Mental Wealth Quotes

Meaning

 What's your Meaning? My search for meaning is the source of success or failure.  Understanding, perception, and past experience shape my decisions.  These decisions affect my attitudes which in turn determine what kinds of results I experience.  It is difficult to comprehend that circumstances outside of me do not determine the experience of my inner … Continue reading Meaning

Power of Love

Pray only for wisdom and for the knowledge of love.Martin Santos The greatest weapon of any Spiritual Warrior is love. Love will change minds. Love will forgive. Love will let go. Love will cause good luck. Love will heal. Love will cry. Love will get rid of resentments. Love will overcome fear. Love loves love. … Continue reading Power of Love