Category Archives: Failure

Justice … Mercy … Grace

Justice … Mercy … Grace. Three religious words, three sacred concepts, three spiritual movements of one powerful story. As you carefully think through these three words its one thing to consider their individual meanings. But more importantly, for my purpose … Continue reading

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Failure Isn’t Final

Years ago I heard Landon Saunders say: It’s not inhuman to fail. It’s inhuman to deny that you fail. That’s failing at failure. His words are helpful because they remind me that I always have a choice as to how … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Hero

A man with leprosy came to him and begged him on his knees, “If you are willing, you can make me clean.”  Filled with compassion, Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man. “I am willing.” — Mark 1:40-41 … Continue reading

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If It’s Worth Doing …

In the mid 1980’s at the Pennsylvania Medical Center there was a study on productivity and emotional health. It involved 150 salesmen with incomes ranging from $10,000 to $150,000. Forty percent of the salesmen proved to be perfectionists. They were … Continue reading

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Avoiding a Success that Fails

From a poster on a student’s door: God has given me so much to do, And I’m so far behind, I’ll never die. I remember Landon Saunders asking the question, “What are you doing that will survive your death?”  It … Continue reading

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