<![CDATA[The topic of this message today is "advance". That doesn't sound very exciting at first, but consider how much that most of us desire to advance in life. We want to advance from one grade to the other in school. When a parent gets a letter from the school telling them that their child will not be permitted to advance to the next grade, it is a sad day and often a rather disheartening day for the child to learn that he or she is going to have to repeat a grade. In our place of employment, we want to know if we are going to be able to advance, or if ours is a dead-end job. If there is no hope of advancing then our motivation is often diminished. We want to think that it is possible to move up, to move forward, to advance in our organization. In the military the term is very important. If we are not advancing we are either deadlocked or we are retreating. We want to advance, to move forward while we push the enemy back.]]>
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