The time of the prophet Isaiah, in the eighth century BC, was a similar period of turmoil and change in the Near East just as the COVID-19 pandemic has rendered our world today. The people of God had a choice to make between the multitudes of tangible but false gods of the neighbouring states and the […]

I Stand Trial Today.

“Now I am on trial because of my hope in the fulfillment of God’s promise made to our ancestors.”   ~Paul the Apostle, A.D. 62   Although the official book of the story of God has been ‘closed’ with the canonized 66 books of the Bible, God is still writing his story every day in and […]

I DON’T CARE HOW GOOD YOU ARE (#2)~If you’re not a ‘walkie-talkie’

When “what people say, what people do, and what they say they do are entirely different things” (Margaret Mead) we’re in real trouble. On this Father’s Day, I want to honour the one person, of all the leaders I know in this world, who I can vouch for as walks his talk: my own father. […]

I DON’T CARE HOW GOOD YOU ARE (#1) You shan’t be hired!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2016 in Integrity, Leadership, Potential | 2 Comments

  I stopped getting impressed by talent and smartness a long time ago. I don’t care how good you are at what you do if your character stinks. I’ll tell you why.   CHOICE OF CHARACTER This year, all eyes are on the United States of America. The world is watching the doyen of modern […]


Posted by on Aug 29, 2016 in Leadership, Potential | 42 Comments

  In the excitement of ‘falling in love forever’ and prospects of ‘making love all night long’ we forget (or simply don’t realize) the reality that nothing works until we work it; especially the hard work on our own character in marriage all life long. SPEAK NO EVIL When you are a gifted speaker one of […]

Orlando, Guerrero, Cementerio

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 in Leadership, Potential | 2 Comments

“Many of the 49 victims of the United States’s worst mass shooting share much in common: Young Latino men in their 20s and 30s, most of them gay, who gathered at an Orlando club to dance.” (Washington Post)   For nearly a decade and a half I’ve had a very interesting relationship with the graveyard. I […]