When you combine families, it is always an adventure to bring together different traditions. This may be no more apparent than at Christmas time. Christmas morning in my childhood home with three boys was — well — mayhem! We plowed through presents at breakneck speed, and we began playing with our new treasures immediately. My … More The Spirit of Compromise
Through the years, I have worked with business, education, civic, and (obviously) religious organizations. Unquestionably, those organizations that manifest a culture of conflict do not succeed. Any time you have a system that is closed to other points of view, that demonizes those who do not share your perspective, or that sets up a paradigm … More How’s That Working For Us?
At the end of the program year Missioner retreat in June, I invited . . . okay, maybe ‘encouraged’ . . . all right, challenged . . . the Missioners to collectively log 1000 miles by our beginning of the program retreat at the end of August. The miles could be from running, walking, swimming, … More Doing what it takes to meet the world’s needs