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Profiles in perseverance

Perseverance is hard. Especially if you’re in the midst of a storm. To keep focused on a goal through adversity can be extremely difficult. But it also can be extremely rewarding.D’Ernest Johnson is a running back for the Cleveland Browns. This past season he had a game where he rushed for 146 yards and a touchdown to help his team win a game. By comparison, elite running backs in the NFL reach...

One Way to Be Generous This Holiday Season

Over the years, I’ve grown to love a country in Africa: Burundi. Last year my daughter and I went to work with Friends of Hope Africa University, an NGO that seeks to empower both a rural hospital, urban clinic and University. We have worked on filming some stories that are being used to create awareness. As you plan out holiday spending, gifts and year-end giving, consider partnering...

Leadership and Your Inner Voice

Dr. Prabu David, Dean of the College of Communication Arts & Sciences at Michigan State University, is beginning a free Leadership Development Online Course called Catalyst Thinking in the C-Suite. No matter where you are in your journey, this free video series will challenge you to take right next steps with journaling, reflection and inspired lectures for personal and...


Open Hands with Flower

I’ve never been one to make New Years Resolutions. Seems empty and we usually deviate from them within the first few weeks. But a friend on Facebook posted something that resonated with my wife and I and I wanted to pass it along. It’s going to be a theme – or lens – we’re aiming for in 2019: Allowance. Copied and pasted this from a Youversion devotional called...

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