Category Archives: Life

Losing a leader

Death is a part of life. Birth gives us the “from” and death gives us the “to” when a life is defined in earthly terms. Louise Balentine (1928-2017) passed away peacefully surrounded by her children – a mother, grandmother, daughter, … Continue reading

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To the world! Have you laughed so hard it hurt? Joy is everywhere. You can feed off others or you can be the tap from which others take a drink. Tweet

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Learning from others

Life is full of choices. Life is full of mistakes. Only some of us learn from other people’s mistakes. The rest of us have to be the other people. Tweet

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Build it and they will come

Standing on the grounds of one of the newest memorials in our nation’s capitol. A site dedicated to the peaceful spirit that inspired many to overcome their surroundings and rise above the oppression they face just for being human. His … Continue reading

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What’s at the heart?

What is at the heart of your organization? Is it your brand? Is it your location? Is it you? While you may not be located in a place or have an iconic structure located in your town square, it’s you … Continue reading

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