Abuse

It Needs to Look Like Love

August 20, 2014
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It Needs to Look Like Love

Yesterday, I posted the following on my Facebook page: How would you advise someone whose lover a) demands strict adherence to a set of rules or else, and b) uses life's disappointments and tragedies as ways of getting their attention, and c) claims to have stood by as a murder took place--when Read more [...]

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Do It Anyway: Why greatness in leadership often emerges from heartache, pain and risk

February 8, 2013
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Do It Anyway: Why greatness in leadership often emerges from heartache, pain and risk

One of my youngest teammates--at AidChild in Uganda--is currently in the midst of a great trial; not related to physical unhealth or economic need, but in the form of an attack on his integrity fueled by jealousy and fear. Welcome to leadership. In my research into the ingredients of effective Read more [...]

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Don’t just do something, stand there. (A 1-minute reading.)

February 16, 2012
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Don’t just do something, stand there.  (A 1-minute reading.)

One of my first kids was initially brought to AidChild covered in wounds—the beating kind.  Nearly every inch of his little body had been abused.  We don’t know his date of birth, but he must have been six or seven years old.  It was truly awful. Like all of my kids, he quickly rebounded, and…

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