“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”

Which way shall I go [The 2021 Question] part V, and final post in this series

All week I’ve been providing some insight [I hope] into the question, which way shall I go?  It is not only a question of direction, but more importantly direction in the middle of desperation and loss.   It is fitting today, Christmas day, that I talk about my faith. Of all things, my faith pulled me through.  Specifically, my … More Which way shall I go [The 2021 Question] part V, and final post in this series

Which way shall I go [The 2021 Question] part IV

I know what it’s like to live through times of desperation when you just don’t know what way to go.  It saps you of all your energy. Sometimes you just can’t think straight.  You go months, and in some cases years to find answers to the question, which way shall I go? During my time of loss and … More Which way shall I go [The 2021 Question] part IV

Which way shall I go? [The 2021 Question] Part III

 We have been talking about times of desperation and loss.  Times of uncertainty.  For those of you who are experiencing that during these times, I am very familiar with the question, which way shall I go? I had a coaching, consulting, and training business for about eight years or so, writing two books. During that time my income … More Which way shall I go? [The 2021 Question] Part III

Developmental leadership

“The purposes, meanings, and motivations inside a person’s heart are deep, complex, and often hidden, but a person of understanding has the ability to draw them out” (my paraphrase, Proverbs 20:5)  To know a person and understand their motives—what drives them—is a great talent often found in dynamic and successful leaders.  It’s like they can see in … More Developmental leadership