Commentary

March 29, 2013

Chaplain thoughts …

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“Talent is God-given; be humble. Fame is man-given; be grateful. Conceit is self-given; be careful..”  

~ John Wooden

One of the greatest coaches in NCAA basketball history was also one of the greatest coaches about life itself. John Wooden taught his players not just a game, but how to “win” in life. There is an old Proverb that tells us, “Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.” We must recognize true humility is a character trait we need to embody. Don’t be so quick to give yourself a pat on the back, but acknowledge your accomplishments are a gift from God.

Blessings from Above …

Courtesy of Chaplain (Lt. Col.)

Theadore Wilson, 56th Fighter Wing Chapel




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