My Prideful Humility

March 30, 2017 Quotes Thoughts 0

How is it that people who are quite obviously eaten up with Pride can say they believe in God and appear to themselves very religious? – C.S. Lewis (Mere Christianity) I fear I have become and continue in becoming the object of whom this question is posed. I acknowledge this to be the essence of… Read more

“A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens

March 23, 2017 2017 Reading List 0

Dickens is among my very favorite authors. While his stories are indeed outstanding, the language by which he tells them is what captivates me. The well known opener, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” begins this most excellent literary prose of genius. The political relevance of this book could… Read more

“True Christian” Rant

February 24, 2017 Thoughts 0

A while back, I read a book on millennials titled “the millennials – Connecting to America’s Largest Generation”. At the time, I offered a fairly unimpressed review of the book’s statistically driven conclusions. As I have reflected on last year’s readings, one passage from this book has continued to bothered me.

Quotes from “The Power of the Other” by Dr. Henry Cloud

September 27, 2016 2016 Reading List Quotes Reviews What I'm Reading 0

I don’t have a whole lot to say abou this book in the form of a review. It was basically common sense with a few decent analogies. There was one paragraph in the book that made me wonder if this is how others see me: It could be a boss, a board member, a customer,… Read more

“The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck

September 18, 2016 2016 Reading List Reviews What I'm Reading 0

Not a lot to say about this one. A morose novel consisting of tragic stories. Amazing how similar the themes of John Steinbeck’s 1939 Depression Era stories align with headlining news of today.