Category Archives: leadership

Ode to James Comey

SONGWRITER ARRESTED FOR TREASON! Because his song requested that the President rehire the defender of the nation, the artist was arrested for treason. He was released when he agreed to destroy all copies of the song. The national defender had … Continue reading

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Naming Evil: Can the President Say, “Genocide”?

The first step in stopping evil is to call it by its name. Today the US House of Representatives voted unanimously, 393-0, “to back a ‘sense of Congress. saying the crimes committed against Christians, Yezidis and other ethnic and religious … Continue reading

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Authentic Organizational Values

Yesterday I attended the most extraordinary high school graduation I have ever witnessed. At Besant Hill School of Happy Valley, 25 students graduated, and each graduate gave a brief speech including my favorite new alum, Jasmine. My personal memories of … Continue reading

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Will the Next Cardinal Die in Prison?

Cardinal Francis George died at home in bed on April 17. This would be normal for any other 78-year-old…except for the cardinal’s prediction. In 2012, George warned priests “what the complete secularization of our society could bring”: http://www.catholicnewworld.com/cnwonline/2012/1021/cardinal.aspx “I expect … Continue reading

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Fire Within 1.5 miles

Direction makes all the difference! Early Thursday morning a spark ignited into a small flame along U.S. Highway 101. The fire began only 1 ½ miles from my house in Camarillo, California. Hot winds were blowing in from the desert, … Continue reading

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Mission Without Strategy

Don’t surrender victory to over-preparation! In the American Revolution, General Lachland McIntosh had the opportunity of a lifetime: Win the western front! He resisted wise strategy and squandered his resources on vanished forts in the wilderness of Pennsylvania and Ohio. … Continue reading

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A Minister’s Confession

Bless me, Father, for I have sinned. It has been too long since my last confession. I bow before You most of all because I have offended you, my God, who are all good and deserving of all my love. … Continue reading

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The Land of Opportunity & Cronyism

America is the land of unbounded opportunity and sometimes repugnant cronyism. Each of the three leading contenders for the U.S. presidency is the son of a foreign-born father! Barack Obama’s father was born in Kenya. Mitt Romney’s father started life … Continue reading

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Learning to Pray…About My Job

What can Moses do for an encore? After hearing God speak from a burning bush, after 10 miracles before Pharaoh, after parting the Red Sea, after summoning water from a rock, after announcing manna from heaven, after demolishing a fortified … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial vs. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Washington, D.C., didn’t get Martin Luther King, Jr. while he was alive. Why should we be surprised that Washington doesn’t get him yet today? They have censored him as a minister and carved him in stone as “an arrogant twit,” … Continue reading

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