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Be the Change

Photo: ‘Pinecone’ by Aaron Burden at unsplash.com Thought for the Week The phrase “be the change you want to see” has been attributed to many people. But in one form or another it’s been around for as long as anyone … Continue reading

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The Power of Story

Guest Blog by Dora A K Dora AK affably accepted my request to write a guest blog about this site’s key idea, “the power of story to speak truth into people’s lives.” Here, she addresses not only the power of … Continue reading

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Live with Honor

“The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.”  ~Socrates        “Therefore…clothe yourselves with hearts of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.”    ~Colossians 3:12 “For we make a … Continue reading

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Politicians

Politicians are, almost by definition, egocentric. This has nothing to do with party affiliation or agenda. Vision and strength of character are a rare combination–but not unheard of. The best we can hope for is that the leaders we choose … Continue reading

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Overcoming “That Guy”

Have you ever crashed head-on into the old you, and discovered how much you dislike that worldly, self-absorbed person? I have. And, truth be told, there’s still far too much of him in me–1% would be too much, and frankly … Continue reading

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Use Me Not

Note: this post includes frank talk about sexuality. Many women (and a few men) are speaking openly about their experiences with sexual harassment and assault. And this has caused a lot of men to ask, “What qualifies as sexual harassment … Continue reading

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Live with Honor

“The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.”  ~Socrates

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Two Requests

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