Monthly Archives: July 2019

Led By

Washington.  Churchill.  Lincoln.  King Jr.  If I were to ask you to provide the name of a great leader, perhaps one of these would come to mind.  My point being that when we think about great leaders, we almost always … Continue reading

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The Un-Lazy River

After exiting our community center’s pool, another swimmer suggested that if I wanted a REAL workout that I should spend some time in the adjacent “lazy river.”  But instead of floating along with the current, I was to walk against … Continue reading

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Real Contempt

My community has a growing homeless population which has become impossible to hide.  There are a few “tent communities” and the number of panhandlers along our main freeway exits has grown tremendously. Honestly, I don’t know what the answer(s) are.  … Continue reading

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Delightful Discipline

Blessed is the one you discipline, Lord,  the one you teach from your law; you grant them relief from days of trouble,  till a pit is dug for the wicked.  For the Lord will not reject His people; He will never forsake His inheritance. (Psalm … Continue reading

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Serve With, Glorify By

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I … Continue reading

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Do Something

“It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide what to do.”  (Elbert Hubbard) I don’t know who Hubbard was, but I’m convinced he must have been looking at my office when he … Continue reading

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Opportunities that Work

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.  (Esther Pauline “Eppie” Lederer) You likely don’t recognize the name above, but you may know her by her pen name, Ann Landers.  For 47 years, Landers provided … Continue reading

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