“My son’s games are on Sunday, so we can’t make church. I try to catch the podcast while I’m working out, during the week…” I hear that with increasing frequency. The contemporary version of The Good Life (that’s the American Dream… morphed to the American Nightmare) has repainted the family portrait of the past. Sundays […]
Where will you be next Sunday?
Is there an expiration date on what you’re doing (your legacy)?
What is your destiny? What will be your legacy? Those aren’t fringe issues; they – together – create the framework for your life, for both today and tomorrow. How defined are those pursuits? Ask “the Google.” The available connections that emanate from those two signposts are significant: Destiny: 421 million hits; Legacy: 1.38 billion hits. […]
I’m available for lunch with Gates if you can arrange it…
In the last 40 years, I’ve had the opportunity to meet – and, in numerous instances, spend time with – people whose fame, like Bill Gates, makes them distant. That helps to insulate me from the risk of being star-struck. Questions like: “With whom would you like to have lunch, one-on-one?” bring a short-list to […]
A last-gasp-of-summer adventure down the Rogue River
For the last five days, I’ve been on a last-gasp-of-summer river adventure with 14 guys whose lives have come together around Kingdom stewardship: our relationships have been founded on the discoveries we’ve made – together – through the shared experience of The Master’s Program. Fifteen men, ranging from 38 to 73 (three were over 70). Four […]
Don’t go back to work without reading this
I hope you’re enjoying some time for yourself – with your family and friends – as the last gasps of Summer are enjoyed doing something that refreshes your bod and your soul… instead of work. Are you going back to work tomorrow? “Summer break” is no longer applicable for people who have checked-out forever (classic […]