Come, my children,
listen to me; I will teach you.
This week let’s think distilled wisdom—lessons we have learned, are learning, or need to learn.
Part 1 …
Defeat rarely comes because I try and fail, but because I fail to try.
Success is often the fruit of attitude more than aptitude. So is failure.
I don’t have to be successful to start, but I have to start to be successful.
I will probably achieve what I aim at, so I need to be certain I aim at what I ought to achieve.
I will have seasons of both success and failure, and neither should be given more weight than it deserves.
Courage is not fearlessness, but mustering the strength to do what I need to do even when I am afraid.
I can’t change yesterday, but I can poison today by worrying about tomorrow.
Something needs to be done that won’t be done unless I do it.
Do it now, for you never know
when it will be too late.