Everything I need to know about being thankful I learned from a James Bond title

He just could not get past it. The tragic event happened a hundred years ago. He wasn’t there but it had happened to his ancestors so he carried the torch for them. It seldom came up  in conversation but was never far away from his thoughts and always affected his attitude. It colored everything that … Read moreEverything I need to know about being thankful I learned from a James Bond title

The 8 most important words you can ever say to someone

James and Dan have been friends for more than forty years. They had met in college where James was a student and Dan a dean. Dan left the college and moved to a distant city before James graduated, but they stayed in touch and over time their friendship deepened. Phone calls were more frequent than … Read moreThe 8 most important words you can ever say to someone

The single most powerful thing you can do today

They usually arrive in the deepest darkest days of winter. Their appearance signals the message that the days will indeed brighten, clouds will give way to sunshine, and long nights will be pushed back by longer days. What are “they?” They are seed catalogs, those colorful paper promises of better times just ahead. They bring … Read moreThe single most powerful thing you can do today