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Maxims

: a general truth, fundamental principle, or rule of conduct. This is the library of the maxims that have made me during my lifetime.

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Effort or Escape

Effort produces lasting results and satisfaction. We all want to be people of action. Yet, escape whispers to us and gives short-term relief. It's a difficult choice, and we have to decide between them all the time.

Effort or Escape
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Practice Makes Permanent

Practice something wrong and you'll simply become good at doing it wrong. How do you keep the wrong things from setting in stone? Add one word to correct this common phrase...

Practice Makes Permanent
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"It's Only Temporary"

Let's have the youth group sell fireworks. It'll be fun, they said. It'll make lots of money, they said. What could possibly go wrong?

"It's Only Temporary"