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WOW... WORDS OF WISDOM...WHAT A PRIVILEDGE TO BE ASSOCIATED WITH PASTOR. I WAS STRUCK BY THIS STATEMENT...'
no great man
Ever criticized a lesser man. Those who are lesser than you can only criticize you. So the response to criticism should always be from that standpoint. When you are criticized, you ask yourself, 'Is this a criticism'. If it is, then you do not need to
Respond because only lesser men criticize greater men.'..
THE GAMBLE DISCUSSION INSPIRED THIS POSTS I LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING WHAT YOUR VARIOUS REPLIES WOULD BE.... WHATEVER CHOICE YOU MAKE, PLEASE DO ADD TO IT ……IF IT IS A GAMBLE OR A RISK YOU HAVE TAKEN...IF YOU BELIEVE THERE IS NO DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE 2 PLEASE INDICATE ALSO
“In 2004 Richard Branson made a TV series, the rebel Billionaire. The final episode had a twist at the end. He offered a prizewinner, Shawn Nelson, a cheque for one million dollars – but there was a catch. He could take the cheque or toss a coin for an even bigger mystery prize. If he lost the toss, he would lose it all. He then held out the cheque. He took it and saw the long line of zeros. Then I took it back and put it in my hip pocket. I held out a silver coin.
‘Which one will it be?’ he said. ‘The coin or the cheque?’”
BEFORE I give an answer to the above… put yourself in Shawn’s shoes and think what would you have chosen? And please put down what you would have chosen...