Love Me For Who I Am (Not What I Can Do)

“I’ve witnessed first-hand the power of ideas, I’ve seen people kill in the name of them, and die defending them… but you cannot kiss an idea, cannot touch it, or hold it… ideas do not bleed, [...]

Call Me What You Will…

I appreciate and welcome readers and visitors of all personalities, ethnicities, and religious faiths.  You have probably noticed, however, that many of my posts relate to the Christian faith.  [...]

Beyond Image: Writing With Integrity

A number of years ago, I worked as a private guidance counselor for high school students, and they often asked for help with their admissions essays.  “What are colleges looking for?” they [...]

Self-Promotion and Social Media

This article was also posted on Do you have a blog?  Do you use Facebook, Twitter, or any other social media?  If so, did you know that you are a spokesperson?  You are [...]

Tyranny of the Self

The tyranny of the urgent.  Many of us have heard of the phrase.  In the busyness of life, the task list grows, the inbox overflows, and it’s all we can do just to keep up.  The urgent rules our [...]

Self-Absorption: The Biggest Problem

When the Wall Street Journal published the article, “Why Chinese Mothers are Superior,” featuring excerpts from Amy Chua’s Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, it seemed everybody had a reaction — [...]

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