Tag Archives: setting an example

Reputation

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five years to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”—Warren Buffett. We all can think of people who have allowed a weak moment or a poor decision … Continue reading

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Reaching New Heights

Several years ago I visited an amusement park with a group of people from our church. I was in my thirties at the time, and I had never been on a big roller coaster of any kind. Being slightly afraid … Continue reading

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Feeling Like a Champ

I recently celebrated another birthday, and I’m feeling like a champ—“Champ” Bailey, that is. Bailey is a professional football player who is approaching his 36th birthday. That’s old for a football player. Bailey has noticed that he is the oldest … Continue reading

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Youthful Contributor

I arrived late at a local high school softball game a few days ago. I got there just in time to see a young lady on the visiting team hit one out of the ball park. Then I noticed that … Continue reading

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Here’s How It’s Done

Have you seen the television commercial for Volkswagen that shows a father teaching his son how to throw? The young fellow is simply terrible at throwing a baseball! His form is awful, and each toss is uncatchable. Then you see … Continue reading

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Pointing in the Right Direction

James Bryan Smith wrote a book about the life of Christian singer/songwriter Rich Mullins. He named this devotional biography An Arrow Pointing to Heaven. Rich Mullins would be the first to say that he shouldn’t be put on a pedestal. … Continue reading

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