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A new chapter begins

A new chapter begins

There are people you encounter in life whose presence you just want to be in. They’re people who are excited, passionate and informed and they want you to jump in and be excited too. Keith Drury and Robert Black are these kinds of people. I recently had the...
Daughters of Abraham

Daughters of Abraham

Tell me about a woman (beyond your family members) who has had a big impact on your spiritual life. On this day (August 26th) 96 years ago, women were granted the right to vote. It’s a good day to remember that only a hundred years ago we finally got around to...
The Most Important Meeting of Your Year

The Most Important Meeting of Your Year

[Download this as a free PDF handout at the bottom of the page] What is the most important meeting of the year? Is it about leadership training? Is it a staff meeting or retreat? Is it a board meeting? Strategic planning meetings? How about a conference with...
Summer Employment

Summer Employment

The conclusion of a year of college or graduate school was always a good feeling. It was good to be home. There were family reunions and friends to catch up with. It was nice to take a break from the rigor of classrooms and libraries. Then, reality hit. A summer job,...
Fifteen minutes for eternity

Fifteen minutes for eternity

The telemarketer said the survey would only take fifteen minutes of my time. Fifteen minutes! I politely wrapped up the call. After hanging up, I literally said out loud, “Who has fifteen minutes to waste on a survey dealing with what newscasts and radio stations I...
To, for, or with?

To, for, or with?

There is a difference between doing something to someone, doing something for someone, and doing something with someone. In some eyes, to do something to someone means that one is seemingly forced to do something. To do something for someone could mean that one person...