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Tagged With: arrogance

100-Word Stroll, 10/21/17: WHAT IS IT ABOUT “BY FAITH” YOU DON’T GET?

Naturalist and author Edward Abbey wrote, “Belief in the supernatural reflects a failure of the imagination.” No, it doesn’t.  It confirms it! Reformation Day this year is Tuesday, October 31st.  What sparked the fire in Martin Luther’s soul, back in 1517, was when he read the prophet Habakkuk’s statement:  “The righteous will live by his … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 10/18/17: LOVERS MAKE THE BEST LEADERS

Read early this morning in a daily devotional: “You are able to grow a greater love when you lay down your agenda in prayer and pick it up by faith and in love. Beware of ignoring thoughtful questions from the wise and becoming a fool by thinking you have all the answers. A greater love … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 11/17/16: THE GARBAGE MARGIN: CASTING FIRST STONES

It’s amazing how many know Bible accounts while disclaiming they believe any of it. Case in point:  the ‘hoe’ the priests and their sycophants threw to the ground before Jesus.  “Whichever one of you is innocent and totally sinless, how about you throwing the first rock?” “Garbage Margin” is that wide space you give everyone around you … Continue reading »

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Granger: ELECTILE DISFUNCTION

“PSSSHEWWWwww!” Granger silently sipped his fresh-brewed Peet’s Big Bang medium roast, watching the play of conflicting emotions on his younger friend’s face.  Few things got to the sheriff’s deputy to the point he was speechless; Sparks had served two arduous tours in Afghanistan, survived and returned to put his experience and work ethic to good use … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 7/7/16: BIG DADDY IS DEFINITELY WATCHING YOU

The Police: Every breath you take and every move you make Every bond you break, every step you take, I’ll be watching you Every single day and every word you say Every game you play, every night you stay, I’ll be watching you I’ll be watching you Every breath you take and every move you … Continue reading »

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CORPORATE STRUCTURE: THE WAY IT REALLY WORKS

Let’s coffee. You understand there’s a difference between the way you’d like for things to work and the way it’s actually done. Position.  Perks.  Bonuses.  Bigger offices with more glass.  Climbing.  Accomplishing work the next three positions and next 5 higher pay grades don’t know how to do. You know.  Just your average humble spandex-and-caped … Continue reading »

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#22: WHAT CEILING? WHAT BOUNDARIES?

Lock in on this.  No real or imagined conspiracy to hold you down and keep you back can succeed if you refuse to let it.  Ayn Rand said that the evil of the world is made possible by nothing but the sanction you give it. The only boundaries on your ability to create, to fulfill … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 9/3/15: THE POWER OF WANTING MY WAY

The line between confidence and arrogance is very thin, and a gentleman is aware of it.  – Unknown As the story goes, it seems that these four ministers had a series of theological arguments, and three were always in accord against the fourth. One day, the odd pastor out, after the usual “3 to 1, … Continue reading »

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