Archive for January, 2009
Alabama football coach Mike Shula was a member of Catholic Campus church in Tuscaloosa but had to switch to another Catholic church in town after autograph hounds became too pushy, according to the Greg Larson radio show. The last straw was a guy standing at the end of the communion line with a football for Shula to sign.
Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us; And confirm for us the work of our hands; Yes, confirm the work of our hands.
– Psalm 90:17
Don’t pray for miracles. Pray for powers equal to your tasks, and you will be the miracle.
– Pastor Robert Fehlman
Instead of taking someone else’s word on what God wants us to do, what possible harm can come from taking God’s hand and simply asking?
In 1789, George Washington published a deeply religious–albeit not overly Christian–prayer declaring, ‘We may then unite in most humbly offering our prayers and supplications to the great Lord and Ruler of Nations, and beseech Him to pardon our national and other transgressions.’
– Steven Waldman, The Wall Street Journal
The Power of Prayer
Let no leader discount the value of personal loyalty or forget the importance of cultivating personal trust and affection, for when needed, it is the most precious thing in the world.
– Richard D. Phillips
The Heart of an Executive: Lessons on Leadership from the Life of King David