Keys for Successful Living

Sentimentality is the Nostalgia of Life

Sentimental people realize the value of recalling special people and memorable, extraordinary times.  A fragrance, a melody, a picture, or home video can bring to remembrance a festive time in the near or distant past.  Just the sight of a souvenir, memento, or trophy can cause a […]

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Innocence is the Chastity of Life

Innocence is a quality that cannot be developed, inherited, or earned.  It is the innate, chaste characteristic of not being defiled or diluted.  It is difficult to describe what it is without describing what it is not, and to what it has not been exposed.  The moment […]

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Reputation is the Credibility of Life

A reputation of credibility is the capital that appreciates over a lifetime of wise, positive choices.  You are many decisions away from building a reputable legacy, but just one unwise decision away from the need to rebuild a lifetime of prudent choices.  That is why ending well […]

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Temperament is the Disposition of Life

Temperament is the God-given characteristics that govern our disposition.  Disposition is defined as one’s customary frame of mind, nature, or temperament.  Temperament plays an important role in success in life because it affects behavioral patterns, emotional tendencies, and mental attitudes.  Personality traits are stimulated by environmental, outside […]

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Seriousness is the Solemnity of Life

We live in a world that is entertainment crazy.  Subconsciously, we act as if turning off the TV news channel will make the violence in our streets go away.  It is tempting to bury our head in the sand like the ostrich and say, “I can’t see […]

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Identity is the Individuality of Life

I heard about a phone message service that answers each call with, “Who are you and what do you want?”  Most people spend their whole life asking these two questions.  The next most asked questions are, “Who is God and what does He want?”  Our identity is […]

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Idolatry is the Abomination of Life

The word abomination is used to describe a corrupt, immoral, sinful act, or deed.  Idolatry is a sin that is directed at God, Himself.  It is an abomination that takes wickedness to its lowest level.  Its disrespect is an attempt to dethrone God from His own universe. […]

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Instinct is the Intuition of Life

Instinct is defined as an innate, inborn, automatic, spontaneous impulse that is not prompted through reasoning or experience. It is a natural response to stimuli.  Intuition is the immediate insight of knowing something without conscious reason.  It is instantaneous apprehension. Both instinct and intuition operate on a […]

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Compatibility is the Conformity of Life

Compatibility is the ability to get along with each other.  All of us know people who are challengers.  If you say something is black, they will say it is white.  Antagonistic people can’t even get along with themselves.  They are not capable of living in a peaceful […]

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Sincerity is the Genuineness of Life

Everyone has been hurt by people who are “two-faced” and insincere. You know… those people who say one thing to your face and another behind your back.  Sincerity is the opposite of hypocrisy.  Jesus devoted the entire 23rd chapter of Matthew to this subject.  He “labeled” the […]

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