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Feeling Discouraged...

Do you ever feel discouraged about your progress in some aspect of your life?

Well, your achievement of excellence may not be as far off as you think. 53 more words


When discouraged, keep doing right things

The bane of most is to succumb to discouragement, to compromise your values, to lower your sights, to throw out your dreams in search of pleasure instead of goals. 178 more words


Recalling Many Past Regrets...

Last night as I was preparing for bed I began to recall many past regrets. Times, things, and places where I failed myself and others. Over the years I’ve beaten myself up pretty well over these events. 316 more words


Can Circumstances be Holy? by Jessica Van Roekel

Recently I felt like my life came to a screeching halt when I heard the news of a life changing diagnosis for a dear friend.  Not long ago, I was overcome by drama as mothers of teenagers often are. 758 more words

Battling Discouragement in Pastoral Ministry - C.H. Spurgeon

C.H. Spurgeon. Autobiography, Volume 2: The Full Harvest, 1860-1892. Carlisle: Banner of Truth, 1973. 524 pp. $36.00

In his excellent piece, 21 Maxims for Discouraged Pastors… 383 more words


A Roller Coaster of Emotions

A Roller Coaster of Emotions

The world seems to be falling apart, torn from the inside out by hate and violence, and Television and social networking brings it right to our door (and mind) on a daily basis. 497 more words


It's Not in Vain

I love a man named Asaph. Yes, he lived about 3,000 years ago and no, I’ve never met him. He’s one of the lesser-known writers of the psalms. 401 more words