Category Archives: Random Thoughts

After the Bombs

As the dust of the bombings begins to settle, a number of responses are beginning to surface.  Some reactions are positive, but some are counterproductive.  Here are two wrong ways to respond to the bombings: Deepening Cynicism The senseless acts … Continue reading

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Open-Handed Planning

I am a planner.  I like to plan a course of action, list the steps, and cross-off the tasks after they are completed. But I’m learning that the best planning is a response to being led. For instance, my wife … Continue reading

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Saying ‘Good-Bye’

For the past ten weeks, I’ve said good-bye to many, many people, and I’ve learned something: I don’t like to say good-bye. I moved around a lot while growing up. I lived in five states, from Alaska to New York … Continue reading

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