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Your Example

Exactly one year ago my son, Dallas, wanted to work for Chick-fil-A. Being only 14 years old, he was a little young, but he gave it a shot. I helped him by picking up the application, filling it out and…

Be a Neighbor

The late, great Fred Rogers treated everyone like a neighbor. I think most people interpret that word literally, i.e. a person living near or next door. https://youtu.be/FhwktRDG_aQ Won't You Be My Neighbor (2018) Trailer Mr. Rogers, however, had a broader…

Adversity, the Great Team Builder

This week, I'm writing on location at The SPIRE Center, a multi-sport complex in Geneva, OH. My daughter has taken up club volleyball and this is her first of many tournaments. I enjoy the change of pace from my normal…

TEAM C

I've had the same license plate since 1998, TEAM C. Back then, I wanted COACH C, but it was unavailable in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. I "settled" for TEAM C, and little did I know how prophetic it was. Twenty-two…

Capitalism’s Salt

Of all economic systems, capitalism has the most capacity for human prosperity. However, implicit to it's promise is operating within a cultural framework that abounds in certain virtues, namely trust, honesty, commitment and accountability. As with any system that relies…

The Problem of Why

In his book, The Problem of Pain, C.S. Lewis says that pain plays an important role in the development of human character. Pain may lead someone to repent, but it also may lead them to bitterness. Hell exists for those…

A Rhythm to Life

There's a rhythm to life, a strong, regular, repeated pattern of doing the right thing at the right time. Every minute of every day, we are either in or out of rhythm. I gained a true appreciation for this a…

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