Lifetime Ministries
Daily Devotional

“Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repuFrom your Pastor;
te, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.”
                                                        Philippians 4:8

      In the 1970’s when the Alaskan pipeline was being constructed, many Oklahomans went to Alaska to work on the pipeline along side the Eskimos, native Alaskans. However the Okies could not work but a few hours in the frigid cold, while the Eskimos could easily work for hours on end. 
      Some scientists decided to do a study to find out why the Eskimos could outlast the Okies in the frigid cold. They concluded there were no physiological differences however they determined that a psychological difference existed. The Eskimos experienced the cold, but clearly understood that a job needed to be done. With this mindset they focused intently on obtaining results rather than how the weather affected them. The Okies on the other hand focused on the weather, which became the overriding experience which stole their energy and crippled their capacity to work.  
                                                          Bro. Clay