How great leaders inspire action

What do Apple Computer, the Wright Brothers, and Martin Luther King, Jr. have in common? Listen to the most popular TED talk of all time and find out. Simon Sinek's 2009 talk has been viewed more than 38 million times, and translated into 47 languages. And it is based on a very simple concept, that … Continue reading How great leaders inspire action

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This is Not the Day You Expected

What was a day in your past that you anticipated for weeks or even months? I remember several years growing up when I would wait for my grandmother, Nana, to come on my birthday and pick me up in her convertible Morris Minor. She would take me to a favorite restaurant to eat, and sometimes … Continue reading This is Not the Day You Expected

Three Things Loved or Learned

Did you know that this past Wednesday there was a "Walk Out for Life" on the campuses of 191 high schools and 81 colleges across the nation? Neither did I, until the day after it happened. Students left their classrooms at 10:00am and walked outside for 17 minutes of prayer and silence, honoring “the 10 … Continue reading Three Things Loved or Learned

He Emerged Triumphant On the Other Side

I know Easter was last week, but let’s face it. The stunning news that Jesus died on Friday and was raised from the dead on Sunday is still fresh, still powerful, and still relevant to every human being on the planet. He beat death, so that we could as well. I remember as a little … Continue reading He Emerged Triumphant On the Other Side

Three Things Loved or Learned

It's that time again, for "a tradition unlike any other." The Masters. I love this tournament and enjoy watching any of it I can each year. The course is amazing, the players are the best in the world, and the storylines are always interesting. Like yesterday, when Sergio Garcia put five balls in the water … Continue reading Three Things Loved or Learned

Don’t Stop Thinking About the Reason

As the story goes, a man was watching TV with his wife when the doorbell rang. He went to see who it was and found his friend on the doorstep. “What are you doing?” the friend asked. He said, “Watching a movie.” The friend said, “Oh, which one?” The man knit his brow and worked … Continue reading Don’t Stop Thinking About the Reason