Caution: Empowerment

I’m a big fan of empowerment.  I don’t think we have enough leaders that really understand the dynamics of what it means.  Yet, at the same time, empowerment is a two-sided coin.  On one side, empowerment enables work to be done in an equitable way.  You empower your executives and directors to manage and lead the people within … More Caution: Empowerment

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that”

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had many unforgettable and profound sayings.  One of the most important of those I think was:“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” The Bible says to “Love one another.”  In another Scripture it says, “You have heard that it was … More “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that”

Family is more than family

This fourth “more” mystery considers who we are in relationship to our family.  Family is more than family.  These people—our parents, siblings, uncles and aunts, and cousins—have for the most part been part of our identify.  Each time you mention your last name, it comes with a whole series of connections.  Almost in flashback style we subconsciously and even … More Family is more than family