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Who are you listening to?

As I sat listening to him share his story, I found myself becoming more and more agitated. The tale he was telling, was, in fact, a tale. Not hyperbole, not creative license, but rather, a full re-write of how the situation took place. I reminded myself of one of the principles that I try to … More Who are you listening to?
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 16:40:37 +0000

On Influence

The gathering had just begun when I walked in with a friend of mine. We grabbed a couple of seats in the back and I instinctually looked around at those in attendance. I had no history with this group, and honestly I was only there because my friend had invited me to tag along. My … More On Influence
Tue, 06 Aug 2019 14:32:23 +0000

Building Bridges

In the Book of Common Prayer it states, “The mission of the church is to restore all people to unity with God and each other in Christ. [. . .] The Church carries out its mission through the ministry of all its members.”  Now that we’ve got that clear, practically speaking, how do we live … More Building Bridges
Tue, 30 Jul 2019 16:12:47 +0000

Speaking the Truth in Love

Did they just post that?! I distinctly remember when a senior parishioner first discovered email. A retired executive, he was enamored with the quickness of response he would receive with someone he was communicating with. And then a shift happened. He moved from his normal discourse of sharing opinions to really outlandish opinions and then … More Speaking the Truth in Love
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 15:35:51 +0000

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