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You may be exhausted with work, you may even kill yourself but unless your work is interwoven with love, it is useless. To work without love is slavery.
Jesus went into the desert an unknown young carpenter from Nazareth, with thirty years of hidden life behind him. After the desert he returned to Galilee, and started to preach. Quickly he became a public figure, but he loved to withdraw to desert or mountain to recharge his energies by prayer. He moved forward like any of us, with no sure knowledge of what was to happen to him.
If there’s one piece of wisdom that this simple pilgrim would like to impart upon you: have the courage to start with the customer. My biggest regrets are the moments that I let a lack of data override my intuition on what’s best for our customers. This leadership change gives you some breathing room to break bad habits and deliver sustainable customer happiness – don’t waste the opportunity!
– Andrew Mason, from Nicholas Carlson’s
Groupon CEO Andrew Mason’s Honest, Charming Goodbye Memo: ‘I Was Fired Today’, Business Insider
Retired Infantryman Brendan Marrocco spoke at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore on Tuesday, the day he was to be discharged. Mr. Marrocco received a two-arm transplant after losing all four limbs in a 2009 bomb attack in Iraq. The surgery has been performed in the U.S. only seven times.
When we settle in our hearts and minds that God’s Word can be trusted, we solve a lot of problems in our lives.
God is the only one who has a complete perspective of where we’ve been, where we are, and where we’re going. God knows exactly what matters on this earth, the real impact of our lives, and exactly how we will be measured when we move on to eternity.
– Tony Dungy
Quiet Strength Men’s Study Bible