The Work That God Rewards | There is More to the Secret by Ed Gungor

What is the work that God rewards?

Boy Picking Wildflowers

Imagine for a moment two brothers, Bobby and Joey.

These two brothers went to their father one morning and asked for new bikes. Their father is left with a choice:

  • Give them the money. He has more than enough to do so.
  • Make them earn the money.

Their father doesn’t want Bobby and Joey to be takers, so he chooses option 2.

The family lives near a field of wildflowers, so the father makes a deal with the boys. For every bundle of wildflowers they pick, dad will give them each one dollar.

You’ve Gotta Be Hungry | Les Brown Video | Motivational Story

If you want to do anything worthwhile in life, you’ve gotta be hungry.

Mamie Brown’s baby boy (that’s Les Brown) tells a wonderful story of how he got started in radio. It’s a story of persistence, hard work, big dreams, and hunger…Les Brown was hungry.

It’s only about five minutes but will have you fired up and hungry yourself.

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We’re almost halfway through 2013. How are you progressing on your goals? What can you do today to make them happen?

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How to be an Iron Man

2,632.

That’s how many games in a row that Cal Ripken played.

Cal Ripken AKA Iron Man of Baseball

He is known as baseball’s “Iron Man,” a well-deserved nickname indeed. In case you missed it above, Cal Ripken, Jr. played 2,632 consecutive games. That’s every game on the schedule for more than 16 seasons.

If you aren’t a baseball fan, you might not know how long and grueling a baseball season is. It’s 162 games, played in less than 180 days. Across all four time zones, often with night games followed by day games or a three game series in Seattle immediately followed with a three game series in Chicago and then a series in Baltimore. And he played 2,632 of those games in a row.