Application as Character

The late college basketball coach John Wooden said, “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” We all believe that character is imp... Read More »

Perfection in an Unexpected Place

A musician played his violin in a Washington D.C. Metro Station on a cold January morning in 2007. He played six Bach pieces for one-full hour. During that time approximately 1,000 people went through the station, most of them on their way to work. After three... Read More »

He Sleeps in the Storm

A young man sought employment on a farm. He handed a letter to his potential employer that read, “He sleeps in a storm.” The desperate owner needed help, so he hired the young man despite his enigmatic letter. Several weeks passed and, in the middle of... Read More »

Frank and Jesse James

Two young boys moved to a small town in Missouri. The boys were the sons of a well-known preacher. A few days after the preacher and his family settled-in to their new home, the boys found what seemed to be a stray black dog with a few white streaks on its tai... Read More »