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Plugged In and Recharging…

Each mid-August, you have become used to me writing about the one leadership conference I attend each year with Janet and our son, Andrew. And today, the Global Leadership Summit started. Although each year I am challenged by many of ...

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A Painted Sky…

With all the recent focus on space, probes and blue moons, most of us have been looking heavenward more than we usually do. And I am no exception. But last night, as I was fishing with our grandson, Drew, during his ...

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The Best Employee Ever…

This past week I spent more than 25 hours driving through Indiana and Illinois. It was just one of those weeks that I had to work in a variety of places and by Thursday evening I was tired of being ...

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Stuck on Stupid…

If you didn't read my post earlier this week about staying at the hotel where I didn't feel welcome, tonight's article probably won't make any sense to you. To bring you up to speed in the event that you missed ...

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A Little Act of Kindness…

A little kindness goes a long way... and last week I had a front row seat experiencing this myself. As you already know, if you are a regular reader of this blog, I travel quite a bit and most of ...

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Sound the Alarm…

Last Saturday was an odd day. The weather was, for the most part, okay and we made plans to attend the symphony at Conner Prairie - not more that 10 minutes from our front door. The prior week was a ...

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Birthday Man

Just last month, our oldest daughter, Kristin, turned forty and only several weeks later, on Monday, July 13th, Andrew, our youngest child, will turn thirty four. Or said another way, our youngest child will now be more than one third ...

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Young Couples Say the Darndest Things…

In my pastoral role of counseling young people who are looking to get married, I have heard some pretty bizarre things. Several years ago, I heard a string of thoughts on marriage that were so far removed from what God ...

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Teacher, Teacher…

Three of our four grandsons came over today and as much as I wanted to relax and prepare for the upcoming week, they all wanted to fish in the backyard, where I caught four good sized bass yesterday afternoon. I ...

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House or Home?

Janet and I are coming up on our 42nd anniversary in August and we have been trying to put together a trip for the occasion. We have thought about a river cruise in the Pacific northwest, or possibly a trip ...

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