Family

Brown Eyes – Happy Birthday!

dads-bday-1007_014.JPGDeep brown. Imagine a 5’10”, 140 lb. geeky, jock “wanna be” walking the halls of his high school spotting a girl his mother would wonder, “How in the world did he manage to bring her home?” That was nearly 30 years ago. To my mom’s surprise, I did manage … Continue reading

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Reverse Mentoring or, Learning From Your Youngest

I have a personal mantra, “Leaders are always learners.” Recently I re-read Scot McKnight’s helpful posts on the “Art of Conversation.” (pt1, pt2, pt3) Scot points out one key element to good conversation is an interest in learning. Over the years I have come to … Continue reading

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Friday Photo

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Things turned cold here in Oklahoma Tuesday evening this week. I could not help but throw up a pic from our Labor Day trip to Creede, CO. These Aspens caught our attention as we came down from Love Lake.… Continue reading

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The Valley of the Shadow of Death

Who knows when it comes? Who knows how it will come? Suddenly. Slowly. Death comes. Fear it? Face it? Fret about it? I listened as Nan expressed frustration and fatigue. She recently noted, “My legs just don’t work,” as she gave an accompanying motion as though trying to nudge … Continue reading

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