Don't Throw Away Tomorrow: Living God's Dream for Your Life

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Harper Collins, 2009 M10 13 - 224 pages

To mark the golden anniversary of his ministry, one of America’s most revered ministers offers a profound book of wisdom for a new generation

Fifty years agoIn 1955through all of our dreams can become realities. A gifted and moving storyteller, Schuller offers a personal and inspirational look at the principles that have guided his life and work and explains how they can guide our lives as well. Starting with the message of Don’t Throw Away Tomorrow, he discusses such powerful and universal principles as starting with optimism, choosing positive values, keeping focused, clearing the channels of communication, and—most importantly—looking to the Ultimate Authority. For 50 years Americans have been watching and listening to Schuller’s thoughtful guidance and being inspired by his love of humanity and God. This book is a culmination of that wisdom and love delivered and a tribute to the power of possibility thinking.

 

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Contents

Start and Succeed with Optimism
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three
31
Discover and Determine Your Mission
37
Choose Positive Values That Empower Your Future
57
Let Your Conscience Write Your Rules
81
Measure Tomorrows Risks and Rewards Carefully
97
Stay Focused on Your Dreams
115
eight
131
The ContradictionsCompromise Them Creatively
147
eleven
195
epilogue
213
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Page 80 - To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven: A time to be born, And a time to die...
Page 117 - To laugh is to risk appearing a fool. • To weep is to risk appearing sentimental. • To reach out for another is to risk involvement. • To expose feelings is to risk exposing your true self. • To place your ideas, your dreams, before the crowd is to risk their loss.
Page 62 - Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man in all Venice. His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff : you shall seek all day ere you find them, and when you have them, they are not worth the search.
Page 117 - To hope is to risk despair. To try is to risk failure. But risks must be taken, because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing. The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing and is nothing.
Page 69 - Sow a thought, reap an act; Sow an act, reap a habit; Sow a habit, reap a character; Sow a character, reap a destiny.
Page 13 - And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
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About the author (2009)

Dr. Robert H. Schuller is the founder of the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, California, a congregation he started fifty years ago from a drive-in movie theater. He is the host of Hour of Power, a weekly television show that, with over ten million viewers, has grown into the most watched religious program in the country. Dr. Schuller has written more than thirty books, including My Journey; If It's Going to Be, It's Up to Me; Prayer: My Soul's Adventure with God; Power Thoughts: Achieve Your True Potential Through Power Thinking; Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do!; The Be-Happy Attitudes; and Hours of Power.

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