Tag Archives: failure

Second Greatest Teacher (Live. Pray. Hustle. 12/10/16)

Besides failure, serving others in some capacity is the second greatest teacher. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

6 Things We Waste Time Thinking About (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 334)

“Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.” — Frank A. Clark Our thoughts have the power to control our lives. The more we think, the more we act. Sometimes, our thoughts … Continue reading

Rock the Bottom When You Fall (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 317)

“Every problem has a gift for you in its hands.” — Richard Bach Every once in a while, we will find ourselves at the bottom. At the bottom of our careers. At the bottom of our education. At the bottom … Continue reading

Get It Right (Live. Pray. Hustle. 10/12/16)

Failure is an opportunity for us to do it all over and get it right. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

6 Real Ways We Fail at Progress (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 273)

“Arriving at one point is the starting point to another.” — John Dewey Don’t let life discourage you. It will disappoint you at times, but don’t let it get it down. It has been said that every single person who … Continue reading

Regret (Live. Pray. Hustle. 09/03/16)

The one thing worse than failure is regret. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

One More Chance (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 245)

Acts 13:22 (NLT) But God removed Saul and replaced him with David, a man about whom God said, ‘I have found David son of Jesse, a man after my own heart. He will do everything I want him to do.’ … Continue reading

3 Extra Brilliant Ways to Waste Your Life (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 242)

“Mistakes are a great educator when one is honest enough to admit them and willing to learn from them.” — Alexander Solzhenitsyn This is your life. Don’t waste it. This is your world. Don’t live in it without leaving something … Continue reading

Love the Scars (Live. Pray. Hustle. 08/26/16)

Scars are proof that whatever we went through did not break us down or beat us up. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

Half a Saint and Still a Sinner (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 238)

Ecclesiastes 7:20 (NLT) Not a single person on earth is always good and never sins. In most parts of the world, people tend to idolize success. It is as if success is the end game, the ultimate outcome, the final … Continue reading

No Better Teacher (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 217)

“It is fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” — Bill Gates There is no better teacher than failure. And failure is no more effective than when we choose to learn what … Continue reading

Using ‘Not Good Enough’ to Your Advantage (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 215)

“If you don’t kill your voices, they will kill you.” — Jon Acuff The hardest part of anything is usually the first thing. The first time a runner starts out, it’s usually painful. But then if the runner consistently runs … Continue reading

Get Out of the Danger Zone (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 214)

Proverbs 29:25 (NLT) Fearing people is a dangerous trap, but trusting the Lord means safety. Fear and pride have the potential to control our lives and diminish our effectiveness in life. After believers, the enemy aims to decrease or eliminate … Continue reading

The Battle in the Mind (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 211)

“Fears are educated into us, and can, if we wish, be educated out.” — Karl Augustus Menninger One of the greatest battles you will ever fight is with your mental self. When we think of all the worst case scenarios … Continue reading

Temporary Defeats (Live. Pray. Hustle. 07/24/16)

You will face many temporary defeats in your life but that is all they are — temporary. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

3 Clear Habits of Seriously Creative People (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 204)

“Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.” — Albert Einstein “The mind is a terrible thing to waste” is so much more than a popular statement. What we do with our minds and allow into our minds has the ability to … Continue reading

What Do You See? (Live. Pray. Hustle. 07/22/16)

Two people look at the same thing; one sees failure while the other sees opportunity. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

The Price Is High (Live. Pray. Hustle. 07/12/16)

Failure is the price we must be willing to pay for fighting to realize our dreams. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.