Tag: quotes

Thoughts on Change

I hope you had a great Memorial Day weekend. I’ve been on some vacation time over the last 2 weeks—mostly recharging, doing some hikes in Colorado (when I was out there doing a leadership retreat for an organization in Colorado Springs), riding bike, reading (always), working out, and eating (of course). Some of my reading […]

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The Day After Memorial Day Musings

A day after Memorial Day (when we were all pretty busy with family events) let’s remember all those who have fought and made the ultimate sacrifice on behalf of ideals worth defending, lives worth protecting, and loves worth safeguarding. Here are a few thoughts on the evil that must be resisted in the world. Just […]

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Why I Am Not An Atheist

A Slightly More Philosophical Musing I have a reflection mostly written, but not yet ready, on Why I am a Christian. I’ll finish it one of these days. For several days this week, I am going to provide posts that are more philosophical in nature. I hope they will be helpful. I want to address […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr. (My Tribute)

I have long appreciated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He was the right leader at the right time in our nation. Like one of his inspirations, Abraham Lincoln, he was assassinated. Like Lincoln, that assassination served a deeper, unintended purpose. What Edwin Stanton said of Lincoln, must also be said of King: “Now he belongs to […]

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Your Smart Spots

Warren Buffett calls it your circle of competence. You can’t do everything. In fact, you can’t do most things. And you can only do a few things very well.  What you do very well is a competency. Most of us have at least several competencies. With a lot of focused work and learning, we can […]

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Jesus is More Than a Cause

Causes are as easy to pick up as they are to put down. Or, more accurately, we don’t put causes down so much as we forget them. Putting them down would require some intentional meditation on the validity of the cause. Instead, we simply move on to something else.  Alan Noble, Disruptive Witness Jesus is […]

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The Five Insights

Quite a few people asked me for the five insights from the Sunday message. They are only five of the many more insights we need when times are hard, but they are a good start. Read all of them in light of Romans 8:28-39 and Romans 5:3-4. ONE: Expect the Expected. (See yesterday’s post for […]

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