Quotes from “The Genesee Diary: Report from a Trappist Monastery” by Henri J. M. Nouwen

June 10, 2017 2017 Reading List Quotes Reviews Thoughts 0

As often occurs, I read this book at the request of a friend I admire who would like to discuss it. This particular individual touts the diary of a catholic priest’s 7 month monastic sabbatical as her favorite book of all time. While I am not quite so captured, I did find myself embracing this… Read more

Quotes from “Elite Minds” by Dr. Stan Beecham

May 27, 2017 2017 Reading List Quotes Reviews Thoughts 0

There is nothing more important to your health – and, ultimately, your life – than what you believe to be true. The full title of this book is “Elite Minds – How Winners Think Differently to Create a Competitive Edge and Maximize Success”. That full title, along with a recommendation from a friend, is what… Read more

“The Four Agreements” by Don Miguel Ruiz

April 28, 2017 2017 Reading List Quotes Reviews 0

Tom Brady is among the best quarterbacks in the history of football. Though that statement is argued by professional analysts and armchair quarterbacks, results matter. Tom Brady’s results speak loud a clear. After a controversial ending to the 2015 NFL season, Tom Brady was preparing for his 5 week late entry into the 2016 schedule. Headed… Read more

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

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