Category Archives: Humility

Failed Lately?

As a parent, I don’t want either of my two sons to have any problems in life. I want them to enjoy perfect health. I want them to be the most popular kids at their schools. I want them to … Continue reading

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A Different Way of Responding to False Accusations

How do you respond when someone accuses you falsely? I must confess that my first reaction is to rise to my defense, jump right back at the person, and go for the jugular with my comeback. For me, responding in … Continue reading

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A Key Lesson About Life

Therefore, to him who knows to do good and does not do it, to him it is sin. James 4:17 The book of James will always have a special place in my heart because it is the first book that … Continue reading

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Don Shula at the Movies

Don Shula won more games as an NFL football coach than any other coach. His Miami Dolphins teams won two Super Bowls, and the 1972 Dolphins are the only team in NFL history to go through an entire season, including … Continue reading

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Humility

When Muhammad Ali was in his prime, he was quite full of himself and loved to brag about his greatness. Some of this was done in a calculated way for show in order to promote his fights. Much of it, … Continue reading

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A Plea For Courtesy

Finally, all of you be of one mind, having compassion for one another; love as brothers, be tenderhearted, be courteous. (1 Peter 3:8) I want to use this post to address a problem that I believe has reached epidemic proportions … Continue reading

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Humility Through Character-Building Experiences

The noted preacher and author Chuck Swindoll tells of a man who won a plaque for being the most humble man on earth. The man took the plaque home and placed it on the mantle in his living room. As … Continue reading

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