Resisting The Call

There are seasons where I don’t “hear” the voice of God. It’s difficult to explain to people, mostly non-Christian but even some Christians too, about how I and others can hear His voice.  The Voice.  I have never heard an audible voice and while I’m sure many people would like to, it’s quite rare that … [Read more…]

The Power of Goodbye

A sequel to my previous post “The Power of Hello.“ I was sixteen when I watched my mom die. I remember sitting in the uncomfortable hospital chair by her bed (where do they get those things?), surrounded by beeping machinery, tubing, and cold.  Her frail body lay haphazardly on the bed, bandana slipping off her … [Read more…]

Caffeine Made Me Crazy

While reports continue to roll in on the rise of anxiety disorders in our nation, I personally continue to be a firm believer that the rise of caffeine and energy drinks is closely related.  Starbucks, Red Bull, 5 Hour Energy, Monster, and a myriad of other energy drinks are slammed into every supermarket, gas station, … [Read more…]

The Power Of Hello

I look back over the course of my career and I notice that there are really only a handful of managers that I remember fondly and would consider them to be a “good boss.” Sometimes it’s difficult to identify what makes them stand out as a successful leader so I took some time to ponder … [Read more…]

How Do You Like Your Banana?

I probably have a slight OCD tendency when it comes to bananas.  They have to be just right before I eat them, or I’m grossed out.  I call it getting in the Banana Zone. The banana has to be not-too-green or it tastes like hard grass.  But if it’s even really started having any brown spots … [Read more…]