Identifying What’s Worth Dying For

While watching news one night, I was amazed how some people can find a comb worth dying for. They’ll fight to the death if someone grabs their combs from them. Well, yes it’s their right to lay claim on the combs they own, but die for it? And there are countless more who die for…

6 Aspects of Success

Success is really how you enjoy life with God and family. No matter what other “success gurus” say or what successfully moneyed people brag about, you can’t go wrong with what Proverbs and Ecclesiastes say in the bible–that  success is how God’s 6 aspects of success are operating well in your life. Wait a minute–this isn’t religion.…

How Money and Possessions Can Dictate Character

In summary, character is really how you see money and material possessions. How you value them determines the character you show in public and the life you live in private. How you behave at the office, school or at home, in public vehicles, in malls, grocery stores, in the streets and along sidewalks–all largely depend…

How Do You Get Over an Offense?

When someone offends you, you often feel belittled. And that’s not a comfortable feeling. First you wonder what the problem is with the offender and then wonder what you did wrong. Then, as some kind of delayed reaction, you think of ways to defend yourself and perhaps retaliate. Sometimes, no matter how patient you are,…

Will Threatening Subordinates to Obedience Really Work?

Threatening your subordinates to obedience can work powerfully–if you lived in the medieval times. Or better, in ancient times. It will work anywhere slavery still works. It was responsible for erecting the great pyramids of Egypt, remember? And the Great Walls of China. Totalitarian rule can accomplish great things. So, if the question is effectiveness–will…