Category Archives: words for the week

Pebble in the Water

Words for the Week to ponder Drop a pebble in the water, just a splash, and it is gone, But there’s half a hundred ripples circling on and on and on; Spreading, spreading from the center, flowing out into the … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time

This week’s Words for the Week … Once upon a time there was a bunch of tiny frogs who arranged a climbing competition. The goal was to reach the top of a very high tower. A big crowd had gathered … Continue reading

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Unmet Goals

I’m sharing the words of Denis Waitley as this week’s Words for the Week. The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don’t define them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell … Continue reading

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Six Rules About Trust

The Words for the Week are courtesy of Michael Josephson of Character Counts I’ve talked about it lots of times before: The high cost of lying and deception by politicians, police, corporate executives, clergy, journalists, accountants, and educators has weakened … Continue reading

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Time

Today’s Words for the Week are from Ray Lammie in his Thought for Today. From birth to age 12 seemed like it took 20 years. From 12 until age 16 felt like 15 years to me. From 16 to age … Continue reading

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To Dare Mighty Things

Today’s Words for the Week are are from Teddy Roosevelt. Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer … Continue reading

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Slowing Down

Just a pre-Thanksgiving observation. At age 90, Jerry Beavan had been a world traveler (47 round the world trips), had been a college and a seminary professor, served with the Billy Graham Association for a number of years, had been … Continue reading

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