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Obstacle 82: Pride

“The ego needs recognition. The spirit does not need to thank itself.” ~Stuart Wilde Pride promotes self.  Mirror, mirror  on the wall, who’s the proudest of them all? Let it not always be you who is full of puffery.  Self-centered … Continue reading

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Obstacle 37: Envy

“He who envies admits his inferiority.” ~Latin Proverb Envy eviscerates life.  The moment envy begins to fester is the moment when success wanes. You are not inferior. You are already equipped for greatness. There is no reason for you to … Continue reading

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Obstacle 36: Emulation

“Emulation lives so near to envy that it is sometimes difficult to establish the boundary lines.” ~Henry Giles Emulation erases self identity.  To want to be like Mike, Mary of Martin is commendable but it is best to know who … Continue reading

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Obstacle 27: Depression

“We either make ourselves happy or miserable.  The result is the same.” ~ Carlos Casteneda DEPRESSION debates reality.  Emotional pain, caused by depression, distorts reality and one’s perception of self-worth.  A healthy valuation of one’s worth is vital to success. … Continue reading

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Obstacle 19: Conceit

“Conceit. God‘s gift to little men.” ~Bruce Barton Conceit crushes companionship.  No man stands alone; it is conceited to think so. everyone relies on someone at one time or another. Acknowledge those who have contributed to your success. There are no … Continue reading

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