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Decision Making – A Third Way

Decision Making – A Third Way

In the 1970s, something known as the shepherding movement appeared in a number of charismatic churches. The shepherding movement basically took ideas like discipleship and mentoring and added an obscene level of control.  How did it work? When you were part of a...
If Loving You is Wrong…

If Loving You is Wrong…

We use the word love expansively. I love Doritos.I love coffee.I love watching the sun come up on a cool crisp morning.I love my wife. I believe a crucial idea when thinking about this is how our loves, order or orient our lives. I do love Doritos. However, I rarely...
Today was a Tough Week

Today was a Tough Week

I have no meetings scheduled for this week, so I was planning on putting some extra time into my dissertation. I dropped M off at school, took a walk along the Promenade, and drove home ready to get to work. I dealt with a couple of issues that had come up over the...
I Have a not so Little List

I Have a not so Little List

Over the past week, I’ve been digging into the idea of habits and practices. Specifically how they form us. This morning I had a learning lesson that I wanted to share. I come up with a lot of ideas. Some are pretty good, and some will never see the light of day. When...
The Good Life!

The Good Life!

I ended a few posts back asking what you love. I was working with the idea that we behave not based on what we believe but instead on what we love.I know I should sleep more, but I stay up late watching tv.I know I should eat better and exercise more, but things are...
Getting Out What You Put In

Getting Out What You Put In

There is a quote that gets attributed to various management thinkers, and it basically says: The sytems you have in place are perfectly designed to give you the results you are receiving. various Think about your morning routine for a moment. What is the first thing...