Category Archives: Perseverance

The persistence in pursuing the mastery of a skill, despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.

A Conversation About Human Potential and Purpose

Jack and Ed discuss the proper attitude about what a man can do in life, and the proper approach to what a man should be. Continue reading

Posted in Choosing A Profession, Decision Making, Determination, Introspection, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Perseverance, Purpose, Self-Concept, Stewardship | 20 Comments

We’re on a mission from God.

Every Christian has a God ordained purpose in life. Continue reading

Posted in Decision Making, Desire, Passion, Determination, Fundamental Frame, Influence, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Perseverance, Purpose, Stewardship, The Power of God | 16 Comments

How to Transform Your Image

Hitting the gym, losing weight, and becoming physically fit is good, but it’s not enough! Continue reading

Posted in Conserving Power, Determination, Enduring Suffering, Fasting, Health, Holding Frame, IOI's, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Perseverance, Prayer, Purpose, Self-Concept, SMV/MMV, The Power of God | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

Pottery and Tea

A summary of the highlights of my trip last week, with pictures! Continue reading

Posted in Discipline, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Perseverance | Tagged | 3 Comments

Countersink

Running it into the ground to set a new foundation. Continue reading

Posted in Churchianity, Culture Wars, Determination, Discernment, Wisdom, Divorce, Enduring Suffering, Faith Community, Influence, Leadership, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Perseverance, Relationships, Stewardship, Strategy, The Power of God | Tagged , | 23 Comments

Only God can grant a successful marriage

How do some people achieve a blessed marriage, while others do not?  Maybe God might have something to do with it. Continue reading

Posted in Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Courtship and Marriage, Determination, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Game Theory, Holding Frame, Introspection, Love, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Perseverance, Relationships, Self-Concept, Strategy, The Power of God | Tagged , , | 15 Comments

We Marry Our Own Cross

The frustration of marital incompatibility is intended to produce Christ in us. Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Collective Strength, Conflict Management, Courtship and Marriage, Discernment, Wisdom, Education, Enduring Suffering, Holding Frame, Love, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Perseverance, Purpose, Relationships, The Power of God | Tagged , | 7 Comments

It’s the worst system in the world, except for all the others

Patriotic cop makes a stand against big government.  Will it matter in the long run? Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Authenticity, Collective Strength, Conspiracy Theories, Culture Wars, Determination, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Handling Rejection, Influence, Leadership, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Perseverance, Politics | Tagged , , | 18 Comments

What’s good for the goose is bad for the gander.

A discussion of the Faithlessness of Immaturity and the Hopelessness of Gender Inequality. Continue reading

Posted in Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Courtship and Marriage, Determination, Discipline, Disorders, Enduring Suffering, Game Theory, Handling Rejection, Holding Frame, Influence, Introspection, Leadership, Love, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Perseverance, Purpose, Relationships, Stewardship, Strategy | Tagged , | 22 Comments

She shall succumb to specious schemes of succulent suffusion

An account of how I convinced my wife to accept my wish to have plants in the house and to be happy about it. Continue reading

Posted in Confidence, Conflict Management, Determination, Discernment, Wisdom, Handling Rejection, Holding Frame, Influence, Leadership, Male Power, Models of Success, Perseverance, Persuasion, Relationships, Stewardship, Strategy | Tagged , , | 3 Comments