There are a few things on my mind that I thought I would talk about today, its been sometime between my posting, but I though I would give it a shot today. Why the break? I really don’t know, I always have something to say about what's going on in our world. Heck, Obama gives … Continue reading Share the Wealth
Leadership is all-to-often defined in terms that can often times sound controlling or manipulative. Back in 1982 or 83 I was given the opportunity to take the Dale Carnegie course in Effective Communications, part of the course content was his book, How to win friends and influence people, the title never sat well with me, … Continue reading Gen Leadership
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Benjamin Franklin (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Words are powerful things; they have the power to change history, to create revolution and to mend broken hearts. I was reminded of this fact this morning when I gave the following quote to a friend: There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self. … Continue reading Words and Power
I have written several religious formation books for use in the classroom, I have tackled Mosses and the flight from slavery, I have looked at the Book of Acts and even delved into the Catechism of the Catholic Church, but the one book I have always wanted to take on was the Book of Job. … Continue reading Job, Me and Lent
Dear Catholics: This Open letter it to all Catholics, be they liberal or conservative, laps or practicing, fallen away or on their way back home to Rome. In-fact this open letter should be shared with non-Catholics, non-Christians and anyone who is concerned about their personal liberty and freedom. This letter is intended to excite you, … Continue reading An Open Letter to all Catholics, to all Americans
Image via Wikipedia I just returned from a trip from Germany and was reminded why I dislike liberal point of views. As always the Germans feel a need to tell me how great Obama is and who the rich need to pay even more in taxes, as if they have a vote or say so … Continue reading Germany, Liberals and Me
Image by Anu Ranasinghe via Flickr President Obama's much-told story about his mother's fight to get cancer coverage was untrue, according to a recently published book. And the White House isn't disputing the author's account. The New York Times reports that Janny Scott, in her biography, “A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama’s … Continue reading To tell the truth… Can we expect that of our politicians?
Image via Wikipedia Just a question…. Is it really a good idea for any one, the president, a senator or just some low level person to announce our military plans? Last night President Obama told the nation, and the world, that his is going to withdraw troupes from Afghanistan. Is this really a smart thing … Continue reading Sometimes we just don’t need to know
Below is the start of a new presentation/workshop I am working on, I thought I will give a little sneak preview of it. It is still a work-in-progress document, and I am sure lots will change, and if you have any questions or comments, please feel free to let me know. I hope you enjoy, … Continue reading The 7 Priorities