"You could substitute the words 'gold medal' with anything else you want in life. A gold medal or money or getting that degree or marrying that person or driving that car or looking a certain way -- they may all be great things, but if you're not enough without them, you will never be enough with them. ..
by Jim Mellado
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It's not always easy to view the workplace as a mission field, especially when we are stressed out by the circumstances of our job situation. Whether we're employer or employee, God wants us to see the workplace as a sphere of influence where Christ-followers can have a spiritual impact on those we ..
Chicagocity, Part 1: Looped
by Gene Appel
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In the car on the way to an awards banquet for his being salesman of the year, Doug and Nancy get in a fight. She is becoming more and more frightened of the man he's becoming as he claws his way to success. He can't see the way both he and his family are paying a price for his drivenness. He also ..
by Donna Lagerquist
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Well, like it or not, we play the real-world game of Scruples all the time, don't we? We're faced with all kinds of ethical and moral choices, especially in the workplace. I know I faced them as a journalist. I remember getting a call once from someone who offered me the inside story of a big scandal ..
Games We Play, Part 2: Scruples
by Lee Strobel
When a large beverage client threatens to pull their business, an advertising exec gathers a group of interesting “creatives” to an emergency meeting to brainstorm a new ad pitch. After several lame attempts to come up with something new and fresh, they land on a theme with promise—humility. “Humility ..
Hard To Be Humble
by Various Authors
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This comic sketch is a broad look at how people sometimes fail to see their blind spots. A woman is held up by a mugger. As she reluctantly complies with the mugger's request, suddenly Superman appears. Only this is not the young, virile hero from the comic books, but a middle-aged Superman. When the ..
by Judson Poling
All too often we bow down to the altar of an image of success-the right grades, the right body, the right clothes, the right car, the right house, the right job-that's been programmed into us from our earliest years and that we carry, oftentimes unhealthily so, into our adult years. Understanding the ..
Identity Theft, Part 3: Stolen by Success
by Mike Breaux
Miriam, the town librarian, has just returned from her retirement celebration with her adult daughter, Laura. Miriam is somewhat quite. Laura asks how she is feeling about the new library being named after the man who donated the land instead of her, the person who built the library from nothing. ..
The inside source that's going to divulge what is not worth making an ultimate priority in our life is none other than King Solomon, a character from the Old Testament, the man the Bible calls the smartest guy in the world, the smartest guy of all time. He should know, Solomon should, not just because ..
Life's Defining Moments, Part 3: Defining Our Personal Aspirations
by Bill Hybels
Jack and David have negotiated to sell the company they've worked ten years to build. Jack is elated at the $9 million offer an investment group has proposed, but David can only find fault. As they try to decide on what they're going to do, Jack challenges David on his over-commitment to his business. ..
by Mark Demel
by Brian Svenkeson