Category Archives: Relationships

The Problem with Freedom

Free-dom/’frēdəm the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint. When I was younger I didn’t want anyone telling me what to do. I was independent, proud, and wanted to do my own … Continue reading

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Ideals

When I was a young leader I went to work at an organization I had known and loved for years. In fact, the leader had mentored me in my high school years. I was so excited about this new opportunity … Continue reading

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What Qualifies a Leader?

I was eating dinner a few months ago at my friend Ned Berube’s house. He and his wife Sue are dear friends to Susan and I. We just absolutely love hanging out with them. They live in St. Paul, Minnesota, … Continue reading

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Conflict upgrade

I’m definitely facing into a much needed upgrade concerning the way I’m dealing with difficult situations. I’ve never thought of myself as conflict averse, but I’m realizing there are specific situations that cause me to avoid it. As a result, … Continue reading

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The dream…Part 2

How did I get here? There was a time when Susan wanted to repaint our living room with, what I thought were, wild and crazy colors. She wanted to spend money to buy new furniture and really upgrade the place. … Continue reading

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The dream…

Recently I’ve been reflecting on the process Susan and I have been in concerning the dream God put in her heart several years ago and how it’s beginning to unfold. Her dream is to have a property with trees, hopefully … Continue reading

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Teamwork 2

So, for years I’ve said that I’m not an artist. What I’m referring to is the fact that I don’t paint, play a musical instrument, or design stuff. But recently I’ve begun to seriously rethink this statement because the more … Continue reading

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