Monthly Archives: April 2014

Are You Hard-Headed or Heart-Headed? (5 Q’s reveal the answer)

Are You Hard-Headed or Heart-Headed? (5 Q’s reveal the answer)

  Hopefully we all have passion, conviction and principles. But as we engage with others, do we allow these passions to make us better, smarter and stronger? Or do they diminish our essence? Here are five questions I ask myself  in an attempt to be heart-headed instead of hard-headed:     Have Read more [...]

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Why a Donkey?

Why a Donkey?

Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem is celebrated and remembered by many people today. The idea of the Christ riding on a donkey as people declare, "Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord," strikes me in a new and fresh way today. Whether you take the account as fact or allegory, I…

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Invite Delight: Creating space for conversations that matter

Invite Delight: Creating space for conversations that matter

Is the space around you beautiful? I didn’t ask if it was fancy or expensive or lavish, I asked if it was beautiful. For example, Ugandans tend to keep their yards swept clean.  Even if the space around the home is mostly dirt, they use the dried fronds of the mukonzkonz (“moo-CONES-cones”) Read more [...]

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When do we become good?

When do we become good?

On a recent episode of NPR's "This American Life," this question was posed: "When do people become bad?" A professor very wisely replied that he thought that this was the wrong question. He offered instead that the question should be: When do people become good? I think I agree. Perhaps our focus on Read more…

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