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Oct 2014 04

Sometimes You Must Stand.

In a world that often punishes. labels or disregards people who stand for what is right, the task of standing for that right can often be difficult. We live in a world where we seek the approval and appreciation of others and when we sometimes find ourselves at odds with them on any given issue, […]

Sep 2014 03

Beyond the Labels and Categories

Thirty one years of pastoral ministry practice has given me the opportunity to interact with all kinds of people from all walks of life. I am truly grateful for the many lessons learned over the years about the power of ministry as an instrument of hope, love and compassion for people. Despite the many ways […]

Aug 2014 22

“The Answers Within”

Sometimes we human beings over externalize ourselves in the search for meaning in life. We often believe that the answers to life’s most perplexing problems lie way beyond us, far outside us, so that we are ever seeking the sources of our personal truths in far away places. Sometimes we go on the journey and […]

Aug 2014 21

“Some Paradoxes of Modern Institutionalism”

An institution indeed has value when it gifts the community it serves. The hallmarks of institutions are the organization and dispensation of power, the development and use of organizational structures which harness human capital and galvanize material resources to realize goals and objectives for the common good and the betterment of society. It is the […]

Aug 2014 13

At Least Two Sides to Every Story

There are two sides to every story. Some people hear only one side and run with it. They believe the one side they have heard and don’t stop to think that, perhaps, there is another point of view that should be considered before rendering a final judgment. I have learned while working with people in […]

Dec 2013 21

Why Raising the Minimum Wage is So Important.

When I began working, as a kid, I performed a whole host of minimum wage gigs for parents, relatives, and my neighbors, so I know both the meaning of being paid less and the joy of finally getting an increase from those loving tightwads who loudly and begrudgingly – and under pretentious protest – hoisted […]

Dec 2013 19

For the Good of America!

I am not a corporation. I am a person. With all the information we hear about corporations in America and with the 2010 Supreme Court “Citizens United” ruling giving corporations many of the rights that people enjoy, I was wondering what they really “think.” I know corporations are dedicated to making as much profit for […]

Dec 2013 18

Leadership as a Path of Least Resistance

One glaring problem in the world today is leaders who problem-solve along the path of least resistance, taking the easy route, serving and being rewarded by the “ruling class.” It is so much harder for leaders to sit down at the table and think through their problems thoroughly, examining every possible angle, and then presenting […]

Dec 2013 10

Mandela the “Spiritual” Leader

The worldwide and history-making example set by Nelson Mandela’s leadership is a model seldom rivaled or surpassed in the annals of human history. Few people have paid the price in human suffering and rose triumphantly on the world stage as an iconic symbol of hope and reconciliation as did Nelson Mandela. He endured years of […]

Nov 2013 22

John F. Kennedy: the Leader as Learner

This month the nation has observed the memory and legacy of John F. Kennedy as we remembered his untimely death. Kennedy the leader taught us many lessons in his short term as president. One of the primary lessons of his leadership was his willingness to grow and learn while in office. Although Kennedy gained political […]

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