I once had the privilege of being escorted to a speaking engagement by a young minister from Russia. He had read the book Jesus, CEO, and said that many of the thoughts in the book had challenged him. I likewise
This concept of “remaining” is among the most challenging for me, a Wind/Fire, to write about, because I have little natural understanding of the value of staying in one place. Recently I calculated that I have lived in seventeen different
One of the principles of True Wealth is that you learn to hear the Voice above the Noise. After we released that chapter a few weeks ago there was an intense reader response. Clearly, I had hit a chord with
America began in protest—and may she always remain. When we lose opposing voices, then we will surely have lost our way.
We do that with the words we speak—each sentence becomes a strand of color that can form a blanket to comfort, or somehow link to a thread, a threat of violence in someone standing nearby.
For me, the Voice above the noise always points to a greater good, something noble and not self-serving.
I wonder sometimes if I’ll be remembered. I suppose we all wonder that, in our own ways. Take the Pyramids, for example. Or named hospital buildings. Or street names. Or monuments.
Stay free, my friends. Stay free. Don’t burden yourself with too many obligations. Or possessions. Or demands from the “call of the crowd.” Sometimes it really is better to live, and be, just “one block off.”
There is so much we cannot see, and in this life will never know, but everyone of us, indeed, has someplace to go.
Oh, for my mother’s eyes and hands. I weep. Oh for just one more minute, to sit with her on the porch swing, In silence