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Monthly archives for March, 2014

The Finish Strong Attitude


“We shall neither fail nor falter; we shall not weaken or tire… give us the tools and we will finish the job.” —Winston Churchill   One of my best-loved Bible stories is that of Terah, recorded in chapter eleven of Genesis: “One day Terah took his son Abram, his daughter-in-law Sarai (his son Abram’s wife), […]

The Most Important Lesson of All


“Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.”  –Bob Talbert   Teachers don’t get enough credit. And yet, I think they are the most important people in our society. Why? Some might say it’s because they are responsible for teaching children the three R’s – reading, writing and arithmetic; or […]

Get Up, Dust Off, and Fight On


  Ever have days that take a toll on you; days when you feel a hundred years old and the energy to keep striving is gone? I have had my share of those days over the years, and when I do, I like to remember this story. About 10 years ago, I sat in my […]


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