Cooped up at home for the last couple of weeks supervising builders, I was desperate to get out. I’d been lucky that my two weeks of being out of circulation had coincided with some miserable weather, but I could actually feel the modicum of hill fitness gained in my legs in the Lakes seeping away. 1,797 more words
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John Ortberg Jr.: "The goal of prayer is to live all of my life and speak all of my words in the joyful awareness of the presence of God." (The Prayer Motivator Minute #527)
John Ortberg Jr. said, “The goal of prayer is to live all of my life and speak all of my words in the joyful awareness of the presence of God.” 178 more words
I recently gave a talk on courageous leadership, and I used the life of William Wilberforce as an example of what it means to be a truly courageous leader—the type of person who faces adversity head-on and never wavers in his resolve. 502 more words
If any country were indeed filled with men, each thus diligently discharging the duties of his own station without breaking in upon the rights of others, but on the contrary endeavoring, so far as he might be able, to forward their views and promote their happiness, all would be active and harmonious in the goodly frame of human society.