Tag Archives: Wisdom

Wisdom for Wednesday: Stumbling Blocks & Stepping Stones


"The only difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is the way you use them."

“The only difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is the way you use them.”



Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.

~ Chuck Swindoll

(from his website)
chuck-swindollCharles R. Swindoll has devoted his life to the accurate, practical teaching and application of God’s Word and His grace. A pastor at heart, Chuck has served as senior pastor to congregations in Texas, Massachusetts, and California. Since 1998, he has served as the founder and senior pastor-teacher of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas, but Chuck’s listening audience extends far beyond a local church body. As a leading program in Christian broadcasting since 1979, Insight for Living airs in major Christian radio markets around the world, reaching people groups in languages they can understand. Chuck’s extensive writing ministry has also served the body of Christ worldwide and his leadership as president and now chancellor of Dallas Theological Seminary has helped prepare and equip a new generation for ministry. Chuck and Cynthia, his partner in life and ministry, have four grown children, ten grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. – See more at: http://www.insight.org/about/chuck-swindoll.html#sthash.lWq2hn7k.dpuf



“Remember, happiness doesn’t depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think.”

Zig Ziglar (November 6, 1926 – November 28, 2012)

Zig Ziglar

The Vision of a Champion


“The vision of a champion is someone who is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion when no one else is watching.”
~ Anson Dorrance

Anson DorranceAnson Dorrance (born April 9, 1951) is an American soccer coach. He is currently the head coach of the women’s soccer program at the University of North Carolina. He has one of the most successful coaching records in the history of athletics. Under Dorrance’s leadership, the Tar Heels have won 21 of the 31 NCAA Women’s Soccer Championships. The Tar Heels’ record under Dorrance is 719-39-24 (.935 winning percentage) over 33 seasons as of September 9, 2011. He has led his team to a 101-game unbeaten streak and coached 13 different women to a total of 20 National Player of the Year awards. The NCAA has recognized Dorrance as the Women’s Soccer Coach of the Year seven times (1982, 1986, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2003 and 2006) and as the Men’s Soccer Coach of the Year in 1987. On March 10, 2008 Dorrance was elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame. [from Wikipedia]

Will you be a champion in 2015?