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Daily Insights

Daily Insights are insightful truths about reality that empower us to transform our way of thinking.

They are often challenging, and give us the coaching and courage to behave in a way we might never have thought of. They’re great to dwell on and remind ourselves of throughout the day.

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Pessimism

Is pessimism the best way to stay safe, to hide from the vulnerability of over optimism or over confidence and avoid disappointment? This damages enthusiasm – a high price to pay.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Personal Insights (P 278)

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The strength of self confidence

If initiative is the strength of self confidence, then anything that saps initiative is an enemy, e.g. Welfare benefits, end-time teachings, recalling rebukes that previous initiatives invoked.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Personal Insights (P 277)

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Goal setting

Goal setting is the only antidote to simply drifting along. ‘Opportunity’ thinking is the only antidote to ingrained pessimism.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Personal Insights (P 276)

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Grace and peace in yielding

There is grace and peace in yielding, that wrestling with every unwanted event of life can never discover.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Personal Insights (P 275)

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Look behind the incidents

A ‘wise one’ looks behind the incidents to see the real issues. A simpleton loses sight of the real causes to focus on trivialities and consequences.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Personal Insights (P 274)

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