Category Archives: Living Life

Is money really life’s report card?

There’s a saying that goes: ‘money is life’s report card,’ meaning success in life is in proportion to how much we earn, accrue and spend. Yet the universal experience is what John D Rockerfeller said when asked how much you … Continue reading

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The real test of our life’s philosophy

George Bernard Shaw, just before he died, wrote: “The science to which I pinned my faith is bankrupt. Its counsels, which should have established the millennium, led, instead, directly to the suicide of Europe. I believed them once. In their … Continue reading

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Turning things right side up

One of the most puzzling things about Jesus’ teaching was that he constantly took the accepted standards of the world and said they don’t work; and then turned them upside down to show what does work. The people whom Jesus … Continue reading

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Keep faith plugged in

Do you remember Gracie Allen, the scatterbrained wife in a comedy team with her husband George Burns? On one occasion, Gracie called in a repairman to fix her electric clock. The repairman fiddled with it and then said, ‘There’s nothing … Continue reading

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Missing the things we want most, even when we already have them

Russell H Conwell, in his famous lecture entitled Acres of Diamonds, tells the story of a Pennsylvania farmer who became obsessed with oil exploration, then sold his farm and went off to Canada to prospect for it. However, the man … Continue reading

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Meaning is in the final outcome

Aristotle said that we can never really understand the meaning of a thing until we look at its final outcome; like the alphabet for example; it only makes sense when we put the letters together and form a sentence. In … Continue reading

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Muscles are not just meant for show

The host of a television chat show once interviewed a group of body builders and asked them a very simple question: ‘What do you use these muscles for?’ One guy answered by flexing his muscles in one of those body … Continue reading

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