Our Character is a complex state of mind. It is what makes us an individual, but it is also plastic, malleable. It is made up of who and what we believe ourselves to be, our ego, beliefs, self-image; it is our personality our individual make-up.
Because it is plastic and malleable it means that we can change our character – but we must want to make that change for it to happen and be effective.
Searching for Diamonds In 1882 Russell Conwell wrote the “Acres of Diamonds” sermon that later became a book. It is a story based on a legend from India, involving a man by the name of Al Hafed and a place known as Golgonda, which is where the Golgonda diamond mine in India is located. Al […]
The path to Inaction You get an amazing idea and you feel excited, elated. You get goosebumps when you think about it. It’s a great idea. But something is missing. Something isn’t right. Wrong! You are procrastinating. Procrastination will provide us with plenty of excuses that on the surface appear feasible. The greatest one of […]
The Ant and the Petal Nature has always amazed me. The variety of species of plants and animals, and how something new appears to fill in a space where it is needed – a new predator, a new prey. A forest burns down and new shoots rise from the ashes. Nature has a persistence unequalled. […]
Shedding the false image Most of us walk through life never realising our true potential, what we are really capable of or seeing who we truly are and can be. The only time this changes is when we realise some truths about life, some principles and laws, when we might give ourselves the chance to […]
Have you made up your mind yet?! Before we can do anything we have to make that conscious decision that we are going to do it. And yet it’s one of the most difficult things to do. We procrastinate, we doubt we fondle and trip, never arriving at a decision that could potentially change our […]