Tuesday, May 17, 2016


A wise man of the Orient once remarked, "There are 3 kinds of people in all types of organizations - rowboat people, sailboat people & steamboat people.

Rowboat people need to be pushed along.

Sailboat people move when a favorable wind is blowing.

Steamboat people move continuously, through calm or storm. They usually are masters of themselves, their surroundings & their fate.

- Dr. Charles L. Lapp & Dr. John W. Bowyer (moreillustrations.com)

“Occasions do not make a man either strong or weak, but they show what he is.” - Thomas a Kempis.

Pro 24:10 (GNT): “If you are weak in a crisis, you are weak indeed.”

2 Tim 1:7 (NIRV): “God gave us his Spirit. And the Spirit doesn’t make us weak and fearful. Instead, the Spirit gives us power and love. He helps us control ourselves.”

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