Posts Tagged ‘success’

February 1st, 2010 A golfing great, I am not.  In fact, I’m not even in the top ten.  I’m not as hopeless at the game as I once was, but I can still see the “hopeless green” from the “pretty-much-hopeless tee box” where I now stand.  Golf is a bitter friend of mine whom I seldom visit, [...]

March 13th, 2009 Focus Text: Proverbs 12: 28 (NLT) 28 The way of the godly leads to life;       that path does not lead to death.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead So much of what we seek in life has to do with the everyday stuff.  How do successful people learn?  What are their [...]

January 9th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 11: 5-6 (NLT) 5 The godly are directed by honesty;       the wicked fall beneath their load of sin.  6 The godliness of good people rescues them;       the ambition of treacherous people traps them.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead Ambition is a curious thing.  Depending on the context, it [...]

January 7th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 11: 3 (NLT) 3 Honesty guides good people;       dishonesty destroys treacherous people.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead Life appears to be a series of calculated decisions.  Good decisions.  Poor decisions.  As hind sight is always twenty-twenty, our culture constantly traces back the paths that led to one’s [...]

November 21st, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 10: 2 (NLT)  2 Tainted wealth has no lasting value,       but right living can save your life.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead I know something about tainted things, especially concerning the game of golf.  Sidebar: Have you noticed that almost all of my golf stories have to [...]

November 11th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 8: 22-31 (NLT)  22 “The Lord formed me from the beginning,       before he created anything else.  23 I was appointed in ages past,       at the very first, before the earth began.  24 I was born before the oceans were created,       before the springs bubbled forth their waters.  25 Before the mountains were formed,       before [...]