Category Archives: Self Discipline

Do it anyway

The famous English preacher John Stott was a great advocate of the importance of practicing virtue even when the consequences work against you. He said: ‘Some People are illogical, unreasonable and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people … Continue reading

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Lose weight – eat like a horse

The two biggest sellers in any bookstore, according to Andy Rooney, are cookbooks and diet books. The cookbooks tell you how to prepare the food and the diet books tell you how not to eat any of it. Orson Welles … Continue reading

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Moderation is better than muscle

Bruce Carson, in his book titled ‘There’s More To Health Than Not Being Sick’, says that when it becomes necessary for people to give serious attention to their health, eight out of ten people prefer to choose surgery rather than … Continue reading

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Live like a llama

Lexy Fowler, who owns a sheep property in Colorado, says she tried everything to stop coyotes killing her sheep without success – that is until she discovered llamas – those aggressive, funny-looking, afraid-of-nothing creatures from South America. “When llamas see … Continue reading

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Nothing to it but to do it

Diets and weight loss programs seem to be having little effect on our national epidemic of obesity, and it’s mainly because of habits we choose not to break. According to Self Magazine, losing just one dietary bad habit can result … Continue reading

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