Complacent

Complacency is a blight that saps energy (illustration)

Complacency is a blight that saps energy, dulls attitudes, and causes a drain on the brain. The first symptom is satisfaction with things as they are. The second is rejection of things as they might be. “Good enough” becomes today’s watchword and tomorrow’s standard. Co …

Ironside Carries a Sandwich Board in Downtown Chicago (illustration)

At one point in his ministry, noted preacher Harry Ironside worried that he was not as humble as he ought to be. When he asked a friend for advice, his friend suggested that Ironside make a large sandwich board sign with the plan of salvation in Scripture written on it and walk t …

Notre Dame Football Team Became Complacent (illustration)

Several years ago Notre Dame was the number 1 ranked football team in America. They were upset. A sports analyst said “The Notre Dame players have started believing in their mystique.” They became complacent. (Source Unknown, Lou Nicholes - Missionary/Author) …