Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. – Dr. Howard Thurman
The man who chases two rabbits, catches neither. – Confucius, Chinese philosopher
Today is the youngest you’ll ever be. Act like it.
– Mark Cuban
One thing I’ve noticed over the years is that if you drive into London at 6am, half of the cars on the roads are Porsches and Astons. Whereas if you go in at ten to nine, they’re all Renaults. Simple solution, then. You want a nice car? Get up earlier and do more work.
— Jeremy Clarkson
No, sorry Archie, I’m busy cleaning this place up. What a lousy response! He wasn’t asking me to play trains with him all afternoon long, but at that moment a clean house was more important than spending time with my little boy. While I sit here and regret my response, he’s fast asleep now and […]
If any Bible translation captures the spirit of this passage the best, it has to be the Amplified version; But whatever former things I had that might have been gains to me, I have come to consider as [one combined] loss for Christ’s sake. Yes, furthermore, I count everything as loss compared to the possession […]
There is a story of a man who, in search of God, came to study at the feet of an old teacher. The sage brought this young man to a lake and led him out into the shoulder-deep water. Putting his hands upon his pupil’s head, he promptly pushed him under the water and continued […]
Judg 21:25 In those days there was no king in Israel; everyone did what was right in his own eyes. The last few chapters of Judges are pretty horiffic. From rape, to slaughtering to 600 forced marriages (to save the Benjaminites from extinction) it seems the verse which is repeated to explain such behaviour is […]
I was reading the story of Samson this morning (Judges 13-16) and it initially struck me how foolish Samson was in telling Delilah the truth about his hair. He’d already lied to her 3 times before about the secret of his strength and on each of those occasions she’d attempted to deliver him over to […]