“I Have a Dream”

A great man once said, “I have a dream….”  And because of his pursuit of that dream, he was assassinated. But his courage in spite of the danger helped change

Change Your World

“A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in the mission can alter the course of history.” Mahatma Gandhi The odds are not good. There are more of

For Such a Time As This

“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.”–Winston Churchill. Most of the time I feel like I am caught in the flow of current trends and

2014–You were made for it!

    You were made for this year. What do you think at the beginning of a New Year? Climate events, political momentum, health concerns and economic trends beyond our

How to Have a Merry Christmas!

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Merry Christmas!! But if it is not very merry for you I pray you experience comfort and strength from the Very One who came that first Christmas.  He came into

A Place in History

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Darrel played in three World Series.  One of them was arguably, the best and most memorable of them all.  An historic world series–it revived baseball.  Darrel had a place in

Light in the Darkness

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The last few blogs have dealt with difficult and confusing circumstances in Christmas and life.  But these are merely props to the greater story.  Sometimes in spite of the drama

Motivated by Grief from another School Shooting

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The sadness of grief was something I have avoided throughout my life.  But that is an emotional, spiritual and strategic mistake.  Christmas has joy, but also grief.  I’m going to

Be Ready!!

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“Be ready when the game comes to you.” That’s what Sparky Anderson told Darrel in the speech that helped Darrel realize the importance of his place on the team.  That

Keeping Perspective

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“And now the simple message of Christmas.” That was a line at the bottom of a cartoon as spoken by the emcee at the Mega Church’s Christmas pageant.  In front