Be a Blessing

As of November 7, 2019, I have outlived my Dad. I knew over 22 years ago that he was too young passing away just prior to turning 58. However, the perspective I have today deeply intensifies that feeling. I have much more life I want to live and goals to accomplish, as I am sure

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“Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking.”- Bernard Baruch, an American financier, statesman, and Presidential Advisor to Wilson and FDR. I learned a lot from Stephen Covey’s book, “Seven Habits of Highly Effective People,” and one of the key lessons was on listening. It was the

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Little Things

The Carr Fire, as of today has destroyed nearly two thousand structures and claimed seven lives. It is the sixth most destructive fire in California’s history. All it took to start this tragic inferno was a single spark of a tire rim scraping asphalt in an environment of extreme drought and oppressive heat. In the

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Evil wins only the moment

We are in the aftermath of the Las Vegas shootings, still dealing with the pain and working to understand the ‘why’.  We have been here before, too many times, with a church in Charleston, the Boston Marathon, in Oklahoma City, an Orlando night club, Sandy Hook Elementary, Virginia Tech, Columbine High School just to name

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I started this blog after hearing a talk by Dr. Barry Corey, President of Biola University, a private Evangelical Christian university located in La Mirada, CA. He has a book titled Love Kindness: Discover the Power of a Forgotten Christian Virtue. Kindness is not niceness.  The word nice/niceness is not in the bible, but kind/kindness

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