What follows is a parable about a big ship that was badly commanded and the consequences of the leader's incompetence. Let it be a warning to us all. For this captain, unlike real ship captains, was elected, chosen for this leadership position by many who were on his ship. He failed them. Those of us … Continue reading A Tale of a Captain
I've been reading some interesting things on social media regarding the word, "Amen." My favorite song by this title is from the movie, Lilies of the Field. If you've never seen it, I urge you to find it online and watch it. There is a profound story there about faith - in God and in … Continue reading Amen!
Sometimes in life we want to know the answers to some tough questions. Or at least they seem tough because our life experience is not sufficient enough to provide us with the answers. Maybe it’s due to our education level, whether that’s formal or just the ‘school of hard knocks’, but for some reason or … Continue reading Mentors
"Death and life are in the power of the tongue..." - Proverbs 18:21 I've been thinking a lot about words lately. It seems to me that a lot of people have forgotten that words have definitive meaning and that's what makes us able to effectively communicate with one another. Language is crucial to the continuation … Continue reading Words
New Wine Wednesday
Today I am sharing a blog entry from the Catholic Vineyard website, run by the not for profit, Women In the New Evangelization. I am grateful and proud to be among the fabulous women of faith who are writing for this dynamic organization. Please take a look, not only at my entry (link below), but … Continue reading New Wine Wednesday
Wolves in sheep’s clothing
“Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves." - Matthew 7:15 I've been thinking about leadership again. I wrote an essay a couple of years ago about leadership in relation to civic leaders, especially those who will act as Commander in Chief of our US Military. … Continue reading Wolves in sheep’s clothing