Category Archives: Perseverance

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

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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

This means WAR!!!

Choose your battles wisely, and remain steadfast in the face of adversity. Continue reading

Posted in Conflict Management, Determination, Discipline, Game Theory, Holding Frame, Male Power, Models of Success, Perseverance, Personal Presentation, Persuasion, Relationships | Tagged , | 27 Comments

The social contract is up-ended, but fortunately, I’m out!

Statistics on student loan debt, the debacle of debt on both recipients and society, and how a few people have dealt with this burden. Continue reading

Posted in Building Wealth, Culture Wars, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Models of Success, Perseverance, Prayer, Society, Stewardship, The Power of God | Tagged , | 7 Comments

The Parable of the Pressure Cooker

Preserving the passion that is a prerequisite for fulfilling a person’s quest for love and long term sexual and marital satisfaction can be likened unto a pressure cooker. Continue reading

Posted in Conserving Power, Courtship and Marriage, Discernment, Wisdom, Enduring Suffering, Holding Frame, Love, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Perseverance, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, SMV/MMV, Stewardship, The Power of God | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Authoritative Love, Marital Discipline, and BDSM

Σ Frame’s concept of authoritative love, and contrasting views on Marital Discipline and BDSM. Continue reading

Posted in Determination, Discipline, Enduring Suffering, Influence, Leadership, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Perseverance, Questions from Readers, Relationships, Strategy, The Power of God | Tagged , , | 2 Comments