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Luck’s Favors

You may have heard the expression "Luck favors the prepared." Perhaps my all-time favorite use of this is in the...

365 Letters

I write a letter to family and friends every Sunday. I started in 2011, and, yes, I have skipped a few Sundays over the years. Why? How? And how did I write a letter nearly every week for eight years? Well...

Acts of God

Insurance underwriters don't really know what to call them. But insurance companies have been around long enough that pervasive secularism still isn't enough to change the name of the kinds of disasters that really upset the applecart. They are "acts... Continue Reading →

Here I Stand

There is something really, truly rewarding about being appreciated for hard work. Yes, yes, yes, the work itself is rewarding, too. Goodness. Settle down. I am proud of the things that I have accomplished. You know what, I'm also proud... Continue Reading →

Epidemic Update

Those of you who've read my previous post "You Are An Epidemic: Act Like It" was something of an idea. A hope. A resolution. We all know how most New Year's Resolutions turn out, and I'm as skeptical as the next... Continue Reading →

Re-thought Re-post

When you try to see the big picture and end up so far up you become scared of heights... not a great day. This happened to a person at work, and I think it exhausted them before lunchtime. I felt... Continue Reading →

Emergency Birthdays… and other acts of kindness

Being kind changes you as a person, and changes the world for the better. The summary of the talk we give our staff at the start of the busy season at the family business can be boiled down to "Just.... Continue Reading →

You Are an Epidemic – Act Like It

via Daily Prompt: Infect I've mentioned the family business (and my work for it) a few times on this blog. It's due to the busyness of the business that my blog has been a little dry the last month or... Continue Reading →

I wear Patience as a Pauldron

via Daily Prompt: Patience There is one Sunday school lesson I think should be widely considered and applied regardless of your nationality, religion, or political persuasion: wearing the armor of God. I think this is be applicable regardless of belief,... Continue Reading →

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