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It’s Not the Critic Who Counts…

Wrapped in a seven page speech delivered by President Theodore Roosevelt’s at Sorbonne  in Paris, France on April 23, 1910 is a powerful little paragraph that continues to be a source of inspiration and insight. The Man in the Arena by Theodore Roosevelt  It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the […]

Rehearse Your Victories

Rehearse Your Victories

  I can’t begin to imagine what it must have felt like when Goliath criticized David. OK! I’ll admit it was much worse than just a criticism. Goliath loathed this kid and his words were intended to intimidate and humiliate David. “Do I look like a little dog that you can run off with a […]

What do you do with criticism?

What do you do with criticism?

  I’m sure you’ve felt it too…the sting of criticism. Whoever said “… but words can’t hurt me” was lying or delusional. They do hurt…and like it or not, it is a part of life and ministry. So, what do we do with it? First, don’t just dismiss it. Process it. It could be that […]