Facts of the Matter

A weekly letter of encouragement and challenge to business and professional men and women
Wednesday, April 16, 1997
Dear Colleagues,


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Good Morning!

  • To try to learn to be thoroughly poor in spirit, meek, and to be ready to be silent when others speak. (Matt. 5:3,5; Jms 1:19)
  • To learn from everyone. (Job 8:8; Prov. 24:32)
  • To try to despise the prevailing principle of “blowing your own horn;  and to feel it a degradation to speak of my own doings, as a poor braggart.  (Prov. 27:2; I Cor. 4:7)
  • To speak less of self.  (Prov. 20:6)
  • To try to overcome the mentality of building one’s own “kingdom.  (Jer. 45:5; Rom. 12:16)
  • To preserve as sacrosanct all secrets committed to me, especially any confidential communication of spiritual complexities. (Prov. 11:3)
  • To take a deep interest in the difficulties of others. (Phil. 2:3, 4; I Cor. 10:24)
  • To perform vigorously the examination of conscience. (Act. 24:16; Gal. 6:4)
  • To contend one-by-one against evil thoughts of the mind. (II Cor. 7:1; 10:5)
  • To watch over a tendency toward the uncharitable judgment of others. (Matt. 7:1-5; Rom. 2:1)


 My prayer is that you are having a great week!

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