Tag Archives: failure

Strong Faith

Mariano Rivera is the first player in the history of major league baseball to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by a unanimous vote. Rivera is considered the greatest closer of all time. He was the relief pitcher … Continue reading

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Tough Course!

A golfer once carefully lined up his tee shot, took a mighty swing, and missed the ball completely. Collecting himself, he approached the ball again, and took another swing, but missed again. A third time he approached the ball, determined … Continue reading

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Why He Failed

In Matthew 25, Jesus tells a story about three servants who are entrusted by their master with huge amounts of money that they are to invest in order to gain a return. The first two servants doubled their master’s money … Continue reading

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The Secret to Success

In a devotion he wrote for The Southeast Outlook, Jacob Glassner tells how Sara Blakely learned to appreciate failure. Blakely, the founder and CEO of Spanx, a billion-dollar apparel company, often shares the story that led to her success. When … Continue reading

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Saddle Up! (Part 2)

I learned something about the rules of the equestrian event while watching the recent Summer Olympics. Sometimes a horse will refuse to make a jump. He will come up to the rail and stop. This does not disqualify the horse. … Continue reading

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Off to a Bad Start

Ernie Els got off to a terrible start on the very first hole on the opening day of The Masters yesterday. Just two feet away from making par, things went downhill quickly for Els. He missed the putt. Then he … Continue reading

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