Tag Archives: humility

Go for the gold

You do not belong to yourself. Now there is a radical and revolutionary statement. You will not hear that from any politician, or social media guru, or any sports or movie star, or any business leader today. You may not … Continue reading

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It’s about everybody but you

The evening meal was in progress. The devil had already prompted Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot, to betray Jesus. The end was near, and Jesus wanted nothing more than to share this meal together with his disciples. But the … Continue reading

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What healthcare is all about

I’m learning a lot about healthcare these days — no, not the healthcare insurance everyone’s fighting over — this is actually about the process of caring for someone’s health. I have stepped in numerous times while the one who was … Continue reading

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How I’m dealing with being a big celebrity

I’m a celebrity. Since Thanksgiving, I’ve been written up and quoted in three local newspapers; I’ve been on the evening news of all three major television networks, NBC, CBS and ABC. Yesterday, the story was picked up by the Los … Continue reading

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Of hats and head-butts

I’ve taken to wearing hats a lot because I keep banging my head on things, and a hat hides my wounds and scars. I don’t know what it is about me, but my head keeps getting in the way, and … Continue reading

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The teaching of Jesus

I just got off the phone with a friend who, after pointing out some of my flaws (he was right, of course), immediately mentioned his own so as to put us on the same level. And let me tell you, … Continue reading

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A new humility

There is one particular aspect of our fallen humanity that seems to be rearing it’s ugly head a good deal these days, fed by the speed of the Internet and the rapid flow of information available via social media, many … Continue reading

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