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« on: September 11, 2011, 12:09:51 AM »

Hello all!

I've been out of work and feeling blue so a buddy has me listening to Zig Ziglar and Brian tracy tapes on "how to be a winner" and "how to be a super success."
I'm all for positive thinking but it seems anti-Orthodox to me, altho both are "christian."
They say I get what I settle for, and if I expect great things they'll happen, and my negative attitude prevents me from getting the work I'd enjoy etc...
I just keep thinking, where's God in all this?
Are these tapes contrary to Orthodox teachings?
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« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2011, 12:14:05 AM »

I would rather read the lives of the saints than one of those things.  Smiley Just my take.
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« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2011, 12:55:20 AM »

"Prosperity theology"? GAAAHHH!!! RUN! Run away from it!!!!
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