Problem solving takes five steps: (1) general orientation; (2) problem definition; (3) generation of alternatives; (4) decision making; (5) verification.
D'Zurilla and Goldfried1
THE STEPS OF PRAYER
First, decide what you really want.
Second, decide whether the thing you
want is a Christian thing.
Third, write it down.
Fourth, still the mind.
Fifth, talk with God about it.
Sixth, promise God what you will do to
make this prayer come true.
Seventh, do everything loving that comes
to your mind about it.
Eighth, thank God for answering in his
Ninth, release the whole prayer from
your conscious thinking. E. Stanley Jones
I am not gifted, but I can plod.
Writer Derek Price reports that in the 1920s, practically every piece of research equipment in British physics laboratories was stuck together with red Bank of England sealing wax. The wax was the best cement then available for holding a vacuum. Researchers depended on the wax for almost all their experiments. In a sense, ...1