While others are doubting … Believe.
While others are playing … Plan.
While others are sleeping … Study.
While others are delaying … Decide.
While others are daydreaming … Prepare.
While others are procrastinating … Begin.
While others are wishing … Work.
While others are talking … Listen.
While others are pouting … Smile.
While are others are criticizing … Commend.
While others are quitting … Persist.
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KINDNESS OVER ARROGANCE
By: F. Kong
I will choose to be kind.
I will be kind to the poor because they are alone. I will be kind to
the rich because they are afraid. Today the richer you are, the more worried
you become. I will also be kind to the unkind because that was how God treated
me. I’ve never been very kind to God, yet He continues to love me. So what
gives me the right to be unkind to others?
I will submit to those above me in rank and those below, I will respect
I will choose servanthood. Service gives me a kind of joy money can’t
I need to remind myself that I may be efficient and highly skilled but
this does not give me the license to be arrogant.
I will choose to help those who need help and at the same time refrain
from lifting myself up by looking down on them.
In the bathroom, an accountant, a lawyer and a farmer were standing
side-by-side using the urinal.
The accountant finished, zipped up and started washing and literally
scrubbing his hands … clear up to his elbows … he used about 20 paper towels
before he finished.
He turned to the other two men and commented, “I graduated from Harvard
and they taught us to be sanitary.”
The lawyer finished, zipped up and quickly wet the tips of his fingers,
grabbed one paper towel and commented, “I graduated from the University of
Texas with a Law degree and they taught us to be environmentally conscious.”
The farmer zipped up and as he was walking out the door said, “I
graduated from the University of Minnesota. They taught us not to pee on our
By: D. Delay Our family enjoys the fun andrefreshment of water slides and lazy rivers during hot summer vacations. At
most water parks, there are also one or two spots where large buckets hang overhead
filling little by little with water. The closer the bucket gets to being full,
the larger the crowd grows beneath in anticipation—children and adults alike
wait for the outpouring. Then SUDDENLY the bucket tips and a great flood of
refreshment crashes down on all below! In the Book of Revelation, the Bible
describes golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints
(Revelation 5:8). In other words, the prayers of God's people collectively fill
heavenly bowls with sweet aroma, much like the burnt offerings did in days of
old. In Revelation 8,
we discover what these bowls are used for: "Then another angel, having a
golden censer, came and stood at the altar. He was given much incense, that he
should offer it with the prayers of all the saints upon the golden alter w…