This week’s Words for the Week is a tongue in cheek message that resonates a real truth
Temptation tries to blind us to other possibilities. Consider this, for example.
A business man driving home from work one day saw a little league baseball game in progress. He decided to stop and watch. He sat down in the bleachers and asked a kid what the score was.
“We’re behind 14 to nothing,” the boy answered with a smile.
“Really,” the man responded. “I have to say you don’t look very discouraged.”
“Discouraged?” the boy asked with a puzzled look on his face. “Why should we be discouraged? We haven’t been up to bat yet.”
THOUGHT TO REMEMBER: Every worthwhile accomplishment has a price tag attached to it. The question is always whether you are willing to pay the price to attain it — in hard work, sacrifice, patience, faith, and endurance. — John C. Maxwell