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Linus and Lucy and Encouragement

The king of the comics, as far as I'm concerned, is still Peanuts by Charles Schulz. I love Linus, Lucy, Schroeder, Pigpen, the Little Red-Haired ...


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Dealing with Minor Obstacles

Just because you miss one train doesn't mean you have to cancel the whole vacation.


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Learning from Discouragement

There was a story in the paper in Chicago this last weekend about a man who was being pursued by his wife. To escape her he jumped over a five-foot wall. ...


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Possibility Grows Out of Discouragement

See the possibilities. Here's a fellow who sold insurance, and he went after a particularly difficult customer, a man that no one had been able to ...


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The Birth of Raisins

The Franciscans were the first ones to systematically grow grapes in California. They grew the Muscat grapes to make Muscatel wine. One year they had ...


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God Hasn't Died

Martin Luther once was so depressed over a prolonged period that one day his wife came downstairs wearing all black.

Martin Luther said, "Who died?"


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Focusing on the Orange Spot

You perhaps have heard of the old sales managers' device of holding up a large piece of paper with a small orange spot down in one corner. He says ...


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No Reason for Discouragement

John W. Yates shared this letter from a missionary who had gone into the jungles of New Guinea:

"Man," he said, "it's great to be in ...


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Eeyores in the Congregation

Many of us think fondly of that dismal, old grey donkey Eeyore in the Winnie-the-Pooh children's books by A.A. Milne. While lovable and secretly goodhearted, ...


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The Company of the Discouraged

The company of the discouraged is a very noble company. Not too long ago, the Hayden Planetarium in New York City issued an invitation to all those who ...


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