Ask for it: It’s yours…IF

There is a condition for getting what youwant from God. It’s a big IF. Jesus tells usabout it in John 15:7 “If you remain in meand my words remain in you, ask forwhatever you want and it will be done foryou.” Off the bat, isn’t this a most amazing promise, maybe THE MOST amazing, consideringContinue reading “Ask for it: It’s yours…IF”

Did You Ever Wonder Why We Are Named After Columbus?

Brother Knights, While many know the story about how Fr. McGivney originally wanted to name the order “Sons of Columbus” and that it was James T. Mullen, the first Supreme Knight who suggested “Knights of Columbus” would better capture the ritualistic nature of the new organization.  But, why take on the name Columbus at all?Continue reading “Did You Ever Wonder Why We Are Named After Columbus?”

Is a Great Leader Also a Great Servant?

Image by: Christian Servant Leadership |… Typography: Kelly Sauer “Servant-leadership is more than a concept, it is a fact. Any great leader, by which I also mean an ethical leader of any group, will see herself or himself as a servant of that group and will act accordingly.” M. Scott Peck, Author, The RoadContinue reading “Is a Great Leader Also a Great Servant?”

If you are as busy as a bee, are you as smart as one? 

There are three ways to make profit: gross margin, expense control and productivity. I’ll bet your CFO has the first two all sewed up. And the third one? I’ll bet again that he or she can’t give you a straight answer on how to raise it. That is because they are better at things like numbers, inventory, assets, than intangible thingsContinue reading “If you are as busy as a bee, are you as smart as one? “

The Day the Crocodile Almost Had Me

One Sunday night ago on Nat Geo Wild,  a special aired called “Okavango Underwater”. I spent some time underwater while exploring the Okavango Delta in northwestern Botswana in July, 1979 with five companions. A freak incident put our lives in dire jeopardy. Our outboard stalled in a papyrus forest. I tilted the motor to see ifContinue reading “The Day the Crocodile Almost Had Me”