Food for Thought

You are such a dear person and gentle and smart facilitator, Michelle. Thank you for inviting me to be part of the group today. Good food for thought and so wonderful to witness, once again, how God makes believers DIFFERENT from society at large… just by His presence in their lives.

J.D. Bailey, CO

Excerpts from the Leader’s Field Guide

I Was Climbing the Wall!

I clung to the wall, almost 45 feet off the ground. Nothing separated me from danger but a rope and a trusted friend, Bob Neuman*, who was on belay. I didn’t notice I was so high on the wall until I could no longer hear Bob’s advice. When I tilted my ear toward his 6’ 2” frame, my gaze caught ground for the first time and I could barely see him! … [Read More...]

Parkinson’s Law on Meetings

Most meetings don’t end early and rarely end on time. Regardless of the duration scheduled, conversation usually expands to consume the time allotted. In 1955, historian Cyril Parkinson noted, “It is a commonplace observation that work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.” This assertion, known as Parkinson’s Law, rings true in most encounters, whether they are in-person or over the phone. … [Read More...]

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