Our Light and Darkness

“People are like stained-glass windows.  They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” — Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Our Light and Darkness This past week I was victim of...

The ‘Vocation’ of My Life

The Coach is In… “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.”– Pablo Picasso The ‘Vocation’ of My Life I have been thinking about my “vocation;” how did I come to my life’s ‘calling?’  How does anyone come to their life’s calling?  Did I...

The Character of Leaders

The Character of Leaders “People will not follow a leader with moral incongruities for long.  Every time you compromise character you compromise leadership.  The foundation of firm leadership is character.”   Bill Hybels With the passing of Senator John McCain, I...

Commitment

“It is when you have done your work honestly, when you have contributed your share to the common fund that you begin to live.” — Eugene V. Debs Recently, I had a friend, and former colleague, ask me if I had ever written about “commitment.”  He was asking...