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Never Forget…

Every middle aged person knows what this post is about just by reading the title. And if for some reason you don't remember or weren't around back then, it was 18 years ago yesterday that we were attacked on our ...

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A “Full, Free and Absolute Pardon”…

On August 9, 1974, President Richard M. Nixon became the first president in the history of the United States to resign his position. For those of us old enough to remember, this was the result of the Watergate scandal, an ...

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The Ripple Effect…

Recently, I have been struck by how much seemingly unconnected events are really related. This is not a new concept to me but something that has really come into focus lately as I reflect back on my career. Whenever I speak ...

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A No-Labor Day…

Like many families this week-end, our family has celebrated together with a family barbecue. We typically think of Labor Day as the end of the summer even though the calendar lets us know that it is really still three weeks ...

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Trees…

I have been in the middle of stories about trees for the past month or so. To start with, we have a Maple tree in our front yard that has struggled since we moved in 5-1/2 years ago. Somewhere along ...

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The Deity of Christ…

It was on this day, August 25th, in the year 325 A.D., that the Council of Nicea concluded its meetings and came to a determination about the deity of Christ. Now I know that sounds a little crazy. Who are ...

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Becoming One…

Saturday, Janet and I celebrate another milestone - 46 years of marriage. We are closing in the magic "50" but we aren't quite there yet. God willing, we will get there in several years... and then keep going for many, ...

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First Harvest…

One lonely tomato... yep, that's what it was... one lonely tomato. And after all the hard work of the summer. I have to admit that it was frustrating on one hand - yet intensely gratifying on the other hand. At ...

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Birthdays, Anniversaries and More Birthdays…

It's the middle of August and my youngest brother's birthday is tomorrow. Ken will turn 59 and is seven years younger than I am. Doug is between us in age and will turn 65 on November 4th of this year. ...

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Getting Fed…

For almost twenty years, Janet and I have attended the Global Leadership Summit (GLS) that is broadcast from Willow Creek Church in South Barrington, IL and simulcast to hundreds of sites across the country. This phenomenal program generally occurs the ...

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