Judge not lest you be judged, Matthew 7:1. No matter how you might interpret these words, the concept is simple. I have learned that there is always to two-sides to every story. The more I have experienced and managed conflicts in my life and work, the more I have learned to fully understand each sideContinue reading “Forgiveness”
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What would happen if you were told that in the next minute your heart would stop beating? What would you think? How would you feel? What would you tell people about yourself that no one would know? Ask yourself these questions and for a minute. What would I do if someone told me my lifeContinue reading “Flatlined”
Nathaniel felt like a failure. Everything in his life had fallen apart since he flunked out of college. The stress was too much to handle. The end of his relationship with his girlfriend, spiraling grades and students loans stacking as high as the bank building downtown. It started one morning when he woke up aloneContinue reading “Ap-pre-ci-ate”
My sister is a nurse
Understanding this story is quite simple, but you would need to have a sister who was a nurse, know a nurse or work with a nurse to fully get this experience. It appears to have all started in 1968 when I became her science project. I was searching though a box of pictures of myContinue reading “My sister is a nurse”
Send in the clowns…
It is easy during the bustle of the week to work so hard you feel like your pushing an elephant up a flight of stairs. Is the weight of the world is heavy on your shoulders and the stress of the week beaten you down? If you are like me, you start the week withContinue reading “Send in the clowns…”
I feel good, do you?
Feel good by putting someone else down? Do you have anything to feel good about? Work hard, achieve your own good feeling. Feel good, do good, live good. I feel good, do you?
They had me at Zurheide
We were walking into the parking lot and a few people were blocking our car. It was a young couple and an older couple standing next to a 1995 Buick Sable. On the ground was a cardboard box filled with things wrapped in newspaper. The older woman, was doing all the talking explaining to theContinue reading “They had me at Zurheide”
Yes, I am blessed
Matthew: 14, Jesus had been teaching 5,000 people and by the end of the day everyone was getting hungry. Jesus told his disciples to feed the people. The disciples said, “that is impossible all we have are five loaves of bread and two fish. Jesus took the bread and fish and gave thanks. What JesusContinue reading “Yes, I am blessed”
Never too old, never to young.
Traveling, I met a young professional while eating dinner at a restaurant bar. Eating at the bar is the best strategy when traveling alone. It always results in the most interesting meal and company. Without failure this particular night proved to most enjoyable. He was visiting the university and interviewing for graduate school to obtainContinue reading “Never too old, never to young.”