The Paradoxical Commandments


People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.

If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
Do good anyway.

If you are successful, you will win false friends and true  enemies.
Succeed anyway.

The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway.

Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
Be honest and frank anyway.

The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
Think big anyway.

People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
Fight for a few underdogs anyway.

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
Build anyway.

People really need help but may attack you if you do help  them.
Help people anyway.

Give the world the best you have and you’ll get kicked in the teeth.
Give the world the best you have anyway.


I asked God.  Is there a reason why I have to do all these?

God answer ………… “This is what you asking for …………………."


I asked God for Courage…
And He gave me danger to overcome.

I asked God for Love…
And He gave me troubled people to help.

I asked God for Wisdom…
And He gave me problems to solve.

I asked God for Favors…
And He gave me opportunities.

I asked God for Strength…
And He gave me difficulties to make me strong.

I asked God for Prosperity…
And He gave me brain and brawn to work.

I received nothing I wanted…
And I received everything I needed!