Category Archives: opportunity

It is not the critic who counts…

“It is not the critic that counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the … Continue reading

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If I had it to do over again…

My children are grown. But if I had my time to go over these are some things I would stress to them. I do not take full responsibility for all these ideas. They did not all originate with me. But … Continue reading

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Crickets and Hearing Loss

My family tells me my hearing is not as good as it once was. Ok let’s be honest, they say I need a hearing aid. But presently I think it is only certain frequencies that cause me problems. Several years … Continue reading

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The Greatest Thought

Daniel Webster was once asked what is the greatest thought that can occupy one’s mind. What a powerful thing to contemplate. Just trying to think of the greatest thought might be the greatest challenge in and of itself. One of … Continue reading

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Evaluations

Throughout my working career I have been and continue to be on both sides of annual evaluations. As a school principal, one of my responsibilities was to evaluate teachers and staff. The seasoned teachers received evaluations twice each year while … Continue reading

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What Have They Seen in Thine House?

I would like to consider a story related in 2 Kings 20 and Isaiah 39. It is the story of the foolishness of King Hezekiah. Hezekiah was on the throne during the deliverance of GOD’S people from the hand of … Continue reading

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Opportunity

Opportunity. With the mention of the word one usually thinks about missed chances. Indeed the saying goes that opportunity only knocks once. Seize the moment. I remember a few years ago a not so famous coach of my favorite team … Continue reading

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Proxy Voting

My current job places me in a setting with a board of directors in a monthly meeting. From time to time it is the board’s responsibility to develop or revise policy. When this is done it requires a quorum, that … Continue reading

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All used up

Recently while talking with a wealthy philanthropist, he made the following comment only half jokingly. He said “I want my money to run out the same day I die.” In other words, he didn’t want anything left. His thought process … Continue reading

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