Oftentimes in life, we can only determine our actions; not the outcome.
One word of caution—be careful how much you listen to the advice of others when in a deep pit of despair.
The next time someone gets on your nerves, remember your two choices: 1) share the problem; or 2) let them keep the problem to themselves.
When you fail, you can resist correction or cooperate in your recovery and future success.
Evidence of true faith is the determination to trust God when that which He allows makes no sense--and is utterly disagreeable.
Diligence and hard work sensitize you to recognize opportunity.
Thankfulness opens the door and ushers in peace and joy like a blessed breeze on a hot and humid Louisiana summer day.