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Books Read in September

Some months are slimmer for reading than others. That is true about September. However, what I did read make quite an impact How to Read a Book by Mortimer Adler and Charles Van Doren This is an older book, this edition coming from about the time I graduated from high school. However, it was a book I kept on my list for [...]

By |2020-10-10T19:46:00-05:00October 10th, 2020|Books|0 Comments

The Question and the Professor

Every person hears a question knock on life’s door. Frustration gives it birth and mortality provides its cry.   “Did I make any difference?”   In the infancy of television, Rod Serling, a gravel-throated man with a dagger-like stare, produced a series called The Twilight Zone. Most of the episodes had a twinge of science fiction. It introduced young William Shatner and [...]

By |2019-12-04T22:39:06-06:00December 4th, 2019|Life Observations, Personal Change, Reflections|0 Comments

Not Number 1: A Tale of Three Backups

Some years it is hard to watch the Super Bowl. This year was, for many, a struggle to decide who to support. (For Dallas Cowboy fans, which team turns your stomach less--Eagles or Patriots? It's a coin toss.) Super Bowl LII gave me something to watch that was better than football. It was a game all about backups. The Eagles won, supported [...]

By |2018-02-11T21:08:29-06:00February 11th, 2018|Leadership, Life Observations|0 Comments

Keeping Small Problems from Becoming Large Problems

Everyone has problems. Too many turn a minor difficulty into a titanic tumult. But it doesn't have to happen You have to respond to problems rather than react to them. The church where I serve publishes a "pocket directory." It is what the name implies, a 2 inch by 4 inch top bound phone book. It's ideal for keeping in desks, purses, [...]

By |2011-08-05T16:30:28-05:00August 5th, 2011|Communication, Leadership|0 Comments
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