Category Archives: Defeated

‘Disappointed? Often! Discouraged? Sometimes! Defeated? Never!

It’s said that Thomas Edison performed fifty thousand experiments before he succeeded in producing a storage battery. You’d think he’d have had some serious doubts along the way. But when asked if he ever became discouraged working so long without … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in Courage, Defeated, Despair, Disappointed, Disatisfaction, Discouraged, Faith, Persistence | Leave a comment

When the fog disappears the truth appears

It’s said that the outcome of the epic Battle of Waterloo was communicated by a system of flashing lights in church steeples, stretching from Waterloo to Calais and across the English Channel to Dover and on to London. The message … Continue reading

Posted in Communication, Death, Defeated, Despair, Faith, Jesus, Life, Resurrection, Victory | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Winners

World famous golfer Arnold Palmer has a plaque in his office that says, ‘If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don’t. If you’d like to win but think you can’t, it’s almost … Continue reading

Posted in Believing, Defeated, Faith, Losers, Winners | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Disappointed but not defeated

You’ve probably heard how Abraham Lincoln was defeated seven times before winning the Presidency of the United States, and how Vincent van Gogh only ever sold one painting during his lifetime, even though today they bring tens of millions of … Continue reading

Posted in Courage, Defeated, Disappointed, Discouraged, Jesus, Persistence | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Disappointed, discouraged, defeated?

I have a friend who has spent most of his life working with people in distress. He has a motto based on some words from the Bible that say: “We are often troubled, but not crushed; sometimes in doubt, but … Continue reading

Posted in Defeated, Disappointed, Discouraged, Faith, God, God with us, Hope, Love of Christ, Trials and testings | Tagged , , | Leave a comment