Hindered Progress

If we compare our progress, whether it be personal, professional, relational, or spiritual, with the progress we perceive in others, our progress will be hindered.  We will get frustrated with ourselves and that frustration will slow us down.  It will block our path and it will cause us to lose our bearing.  We will begin…

Patience With Progress

There is no use in beating ourselves up for our flaws and shortcomings.  Being forced to live with them and with the knowledge of them is punishment enough, especially considering the fact that, much of the time, they are beyond our control anyway.  Certain things about who we are, certain characteristics, behaviors, and thought processes…

Kinds Of Comfort

Comfort is a strange thing.  On one hand, if we only do that which is comfortable, avoiding all that is not, we will never grow.  On the other hand, if we constantly do things that make us uncomfortable, things that force us to cross the boundaries of our integrity, not only will we not grow,…