The Refiners Fire

There is an old Hebrew story where a man prays to God for health, strength and wisdom. An Angel appeared to this man on behalf of God and informed this man his prayer had been answered, then the angel went away. That night the man went to sleep, he awoke the next morning and saw huge boulder in his way. There was no way for the man to get around the bolder, without moving i...
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Conformity: The Thief Part 1

“You Will Need To Want Something Different For Yourself and Loved Ones, More Than The Desire To Be Popular or To Fit In” What is a life of ease? Non-existent that’s all it really is. The ease and comfort one may seek in the present is the very thing that will cost man or woman hardship later on in this continuum called life. There is no easy road. You can pay now or later but ...
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If At First You Don’t Succeed….

"I've Failed Over and Over & This is Why I Succeed" What are you afraid of, what scares you? For many of us its failure, being left by ourselves, and simply being wrong. And because of our fears we remain bound. Failure is not the opposite of success, in truth conformity is. It’s time that we be honest with ourselves: Far too many of us don’t have the heart to pay the pr...
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Blessed Are Those Who Find Purpose

"No One Obtains A Position Of High Value Unless They Are Willing To Embrace The Fire & Pressure of Personal Sacrifice.....It Is In This Laboratory That All Diamonds Are Made " - The Author Once a week, I do my best to sit down with a man or woman that I can learn from. An individual who has achieved high success in their career of choice, a man or woman whose integri...
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TRIUMPH

TRIUMPH “I’ve failed over and over and this is why I succeed” For thousands of years it had been determined that man was incapable of running a mile in under 4 minutes. After repeated failure, so-called experts stated that even attempting to run the mile in under 4 minutes was deadly. On May 6th, 1954 Roger Bannister came along and ran the mile in under 4 minutes, and c...
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Only For The Chosen

Self Determination While your mind was busy accepting the wonderful things that other human beings have accomplished, you failed to see what you were placed here to accomplish. Too often we think it will be someone else. We live in a world that teaches us to wait on someone else with a better idea. Too many people are waiting for the chosen one and blindly choosing not to ...
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The Diamond Process

“The Harder I Practice The Luckier I Get” From the age 7 to the age of 14 I played for the Panthers basketball team with my friends and brother. In the summertime you never had to ask us to come to practice, we arrived early and stayed until the gym closed, we were dedicated. The first few years we won games as much as we lost games, but we still practiced hard because we ...
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Gaining Ones Definition II (The Power Of The Mind))

Gaining Ones Definition II (The Power of the Mind) “Whatever Good, Whatever Wise, Whatever True Think on These Things” Everything around you once upon a time existed in the form of an in idea. The clothes you are wearing at this very moment, the couch you may have in your home, the school you may attend, the job you work, and even the nation you live in. It all ...
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The Listening Ear (The 2nd Side of Prayer)

“We have two ears and one mouth, so we should listen more than we speak.”   We place a lot of importance in this society on prayer; what is prayer? Prayer is a conversation with the universal high power; prayer is where we seek supreme guidance from the greatest guide, prayer is a powerful tool. Prayer is very useful when used correctly, but it is only half of th...
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Goals 101

  “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals”     As the age-old saying goes: MOST PEOPLE DO NOT PLAN TO FAIL, THEY JUST FAIL TO PLAN. In a 2006 USA TODAY took a large group of men and women who made NEW YEARS resolutions. The researchers separated these individuals into two groups.  Those who w...
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