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Can I Get an “Amen”?

Last Friday afternoon, I had the pleasure of going down to a house dedication on the southeast side of Indianapolis in a neighborhood named Fountain Square. The Byrd Family, specifically Jonathan Byrd, oldest son of a dear friend of mine ...

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Career Doldrums

I just returned from teaching a class this evening on career transition. Statistics were just released that Carmel, IN was one of the job loss leaders in the nation year to date, with more than 9100 additional jobs terminated during ...

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Honor, and Glory….

Well, today's the day.... ten years since the greatest terrorist attacks on American soil. Of course, there was also Pearl Harbor.... and I don't mean to diminish that horrific event at all; however, it happened before Hawaii became a state. And ...

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Jean Marie Wallendorf

We finished 1 Samuel in our Bible study this evening, and as usual, folks started asking what I was going to write about in my post. Of course, I normally don't know for sure until I sit down and start, ...

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Face to Face

Recently, I have been involved in an unusual number of conference calls. And I am getting involved in several other opportunities with clients that will require hours of phone calls and a huge number of email communications. In fact, last ...

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An Eye for an Eye

One hundred ten years ago today, on Sept. 6, 1901, the 25th President of the United States, William McKinley, was shot twice by a disillusioned ex-factory worker named Leon Czolgosz. The President had been attending a function where well-wishers were ...

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Mum’s the Word

Today, after a week of unseasonably high temperatures, the weather finally cooled off. In fact, yesterday we hit 100 degrees, a new record high since the records started being kept more than a century ago. I had an appointment this ...

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Toil and Trouble

Well, tomorrow is Labor Day and as I was thinking about what to write about, I decided to go back to the beginning and explore the origins of work; and why most of us struggle with the necessity of doing ...

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Grandpa’s Court

Our Thursday night Bible study is in the process of working through 1 Samuel, which is the story of the transition from the judges of old to the kings of Israel. And one of the things that makes the book ...

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Good Morning, Dr. Toussaint

It started this morning when Janet advised me that we are going to have tile work done in our master shower so I would have to plan on taking over the basement shower until further notice. Normally, I like this ...

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