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Monday Morning Motivation – Confident

By: Curt Stowers

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Sometimes it helps to get a little dose of encouragement—along with a good cup of coffee!—to start the day. Today we discuss "confident."

Hopefully the message below will help you get off to a good start for the week.  Please feel free to forward the newsletter on to others that you think would benefit from the content.


I love to spend time on the water bass fishing. And anyone who has seen my tackle collection will tell you, I have gone WAY over the top in everything I have acquired over the years.

Here’s the irony: The lures and tackle aren’t really the key to my catching the fish. Rather, it’s my ability to remain confident as I’m pursuing my prey that is the key. There are countless ways to catch fish; however, I have rarely caught anything when I am without confidence.

The same concept holds true in just about every area of life. Does being confident guarantee success? Nope. But NOT being confident is almost an absolute guarantee of failure. And when it comes to feeling confident, that is something that is within our own personal control.

That brings us to this week’s question:

  • Are you confident? 

Thanks for sharing a bit of your time with me this Monday morning 

Have a great week!



About MMM: Each week I publish “Monday Morning Motivation” in the hopes that at least one person will find a bit of inspiration and that this inspiration will have a positive impact on their life. My motivation comes from experiences, reading, sermons, and discussions.

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