Tag Archives: Family

Culture at Home and the Workplace

In my last post, I talked about the importance of words. We use them to encourage and build up as well as to berate and tear down. How we use our words to offer reproof and correction will determine whether … Continue reading

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Words

Words are the way we communicate. With our words we build others up or tear them down. With our words we share what is on our hearts and make commitments. A popular saying says, “A man’s word is his bond.” … Continue reading

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Integrity – The Blessing

When looking to the topic of ethics, the word integrity quickly comes to mind. Defined as “wholeness, an unimpaired moral state, honest and sincere, by the Oxford American Dictionary.¬†Closely related to integrity is the word integrated. ¬†When we live our … Continue reading

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Families in Trying Times

We tend to go through life viewing the events going on in the world with a sad but disconnected perspective. The economic crisis has untold millions of tragic stories, but because of the sheer scale of the situation, we choose … Continue reading

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Beginnings and Endings

Robert Lewis says that marriage is really a series of different marriages or what someone has called serial monogamy. By this he means that I’m not the same person my wonderful wife married 42+ years ago. By the same token … Continue reading

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Men and Manhood

It seems that recently I’ve had multiple opportunities to study and discuss the role of men. Somewhat adjacent to that is the definition of manhood. How does a man know he’s a man? Girls maturing into women experience some very … Continue reading

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Question of the day

What is it in a boy / man’s make up that compels him to put something tall atop a mound of dirt. Watch a boy create a mound of sand or dirt. Soon to follow will be a stick or … Continue reading

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