It’s almost unthinkable that Justin is not with us after his tragic death last year. June 1, 2020 would have been his 41st birthday and, boy, is he missed.
“We live from our heart: The part of us that drives and organizes our life is not the physical”-Dallas Willard
The story is told in Luke’s Gospel of the ten lepers who were cleansed, yet only one returned to give thanks.
How do we learn about greatness? We can read books about the subject. Perhaps we may decide to look at movies with persons who we consider to be courageous and skillful.
Is there a better time than Good Friday or Resurrection Sunday to reflect on the selfless sacrifice of one person for the sake of others?
“A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed.”-Proverbs 11:25
“Trust the LORD completely, and don’t depend on your own knowledge. With every step you take, think about what he wants, and he will help you go the right way.”-Proverbs 3:5-6
“Who has the wisdom to count the clouds? Who can tip over the water jars of the heavens…?”
“You must be joking, Tyrone! What do you mean that I should overlook an offence? You were going fine with the sections on wisdom and patience, hard as the latter could sometimes be.
Ice Cream. Donuts. Cheesecake. Brownies. These aren’t exactly your healthiest food choices, but they all have at least one thing in common: they’re sweet. Our taste buds are attracted to sweetness.
Life is short. Death is unpredictable, yet certain. Our brief sojourn on this earth, therefore, needs to count because after we have departed this life, we can’t work, make plans, grow in knowledge or live out wisdom principles.
The well-known expression that “out of the overflow of the heart, the mouth speaks” was uttered by Jesus Christ in the first century A.D. during his public ministry.
“But the noble man makes noble plans and by noble deeds he stands”-Isaiah, Old Testament prophet.
I was inspired in 2019 by the innovative format that James Clear has been using in his “3-2-1 Thursday” blogs in which he offers 3 ideas, 2 quotes and 1 question.
“Okay Tyrone. This must be a mistake. You couldn’t seriously have just started a new year and all you could think about is yourself.” As Caribbean disk jockeys would say: “Wheel and come again, Tyrone!”
My task this week is a simple, yet profound one. I wish to express my deepest gratitude to all of you for your support of the weekly blogs on this my new website, but I especially want to thank so many of you who have already bought my new book Unbeatable! Seven Pillars of Personal Excellence.
I’ve never been so close to the wheels of an airplane before! This is how I felt as I made my way from St. Maarten to Anguilla recently, on my way to a sports conference.
Today’s blog is adapted from Chapter 2 of my upcoming book Unbeatable! which is scheduled to be released within the next few weeks! It’s about personal integrity.
Consider one of the boldest statements I’ve ever heard: “God is still the most important, most valuable, most satisfying, most all-encompassing and, therefore, most relevant reality in the world.”
These are two words to wake anyone out of their slumber. Parents, teachers, coaches and bosses demand it.