Mark Patterson, a dear friend of mine, recently read my April 4th blog entry (“Purpose, Perseverance, Patience: Are You an Oak Tree or an Onion?”) and asked me to elaborate
It is a paradox of sorts. In order to climb higher, we need to embrace humility. Going “downward” so to speak is the way up. Dying to our selfish desires
My friend and spiritual director, Reverend Lawrence Goshorn, recently reminded me that there are three types of people in this world: chickens, ducks, and swans. We need to remember the
An oak tree takes almost 100 years to completely mature. On the other hand, an onion takes about 100 days. But when the storm of life hits, one will stand
My mentor from afar, the late Jim Rohn, used to share “the little box and a number” story to inspire action. Here is my adaptation of the story. Johnny, a
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Richard Eppel, a new friend and a sagacious man, recently shared with me: “Andrei, the greater the promise that you can make and keep, the greater the reward.” I reflected