On Making a Tough Call

When faced with two choices, simply toss a coin. It works not because it settles the question for you, but because, in that brief moment with the coin is in the air, you suddenly know what you are hoping for.”

— Kevin Purdy
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  • http://www.aaronklein.com Aaron Klein

    And if you don't know what you're hoping for while the coin is flipping – then clearly you should go with the outcome of the coin toss. :)

  • http://gracefreakdan.wordpress.com Dan Rockwell


    Cool quote and Aaron, I love your comment… its true.

    Sometimes I don't know what I want till I decide. After choosing an option, I realize that wasn't it. So the coin toss works for me also.

    If I can't decide when the coin is in the air I can go with the outcome..BUT after choosing it, I may realize it's not what I really want.

    Sounds psycho!


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  • http://intensedebate.com/people/supermoonman Steven Rossi

    I think I actually heard Craig Groeschel describe that in a sermon before, although I have absolutely no clue what sermon it would have been. It would have been at least 3 or 4 years ago. So…I think I just offered zero value to the conversation. Oh well.
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  • Gail

    My motto is "If in doubt don't" but that's because being the very decisive person I am I usually know my decision before I finish asking the question.

    However I like this idea and think I'll be quoting this to my indecisive friends :)

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  • http://uma-maheswaran.blogspot.com/ Uma Maheswaran S

    Clearly; Joanne Kathleen Rowling too writes, “It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”