The Dynasty Controversy: What We’re Forgetting

A Louisiana man is proving words pack a lot of power. The power to divide a country. The power to rally support. The power to promote around-the-clock media attention. In the case of Duck Dynasty patriarch, Phil Robertson, words also have the power to halt multi-million dollar business deals. Merely words. Spoken in seconds. Spread worldwide. Words are powerful. Yet, a lot of people (me included) forget their potency. We…. Read more

Honoring Nelson Mandela: It Starts When Nobody’s Watching

Today I join millions of people worldwide honoring the life of Nelson Mandela. It seems no words will ever do justice in attempting to write about such a visionary. So, I will keep my words brief and instead encourage you to honor Mandela through your actions. I don’t mean merely today. Or tomorrow. Or next month. Rather, I challenge you to consistently live by one of his greatest notes of inspiration:…. Read more