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Book Review: The Next Generation Leader

The Next Generation Leader:  Essentials For Those Who Will Shape The Future, by Andy Stanley When I read this book as part of my occasional reading on the subject of leadership [1], I was concerned that this book would be … Continue reading

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Book Review: Giant Killers

Giant Killers:  Overcoming Obstacles And Seizing Opportunities, by Steve Lawson [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Perhaps the biggest surprise about this book is that I read it … Continue reading

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A Mighty Man Of Valor

[Note:  I write the following while preparing for Sabbath School last Sabbath.  As it happened, I wound up not teaching my class that week because another teacher had prepared a class and class was canceled this Sabbath due to the … Continue reading

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Between Scylla And Charybdis

In the Greek tales of the heroic age, like those of Jason and the Argonauts or the Odyssey, poets used to exaggerate the admittedly serious dangers of certain paths by having their heroes thread the narrow course between two disastrous … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Passion For Danger

A Passion For Danger: Nansen’s Arctic Adventures, by Francine Jacobs This book is the sort of adventuresome biography, of famed Norwegian polar explorer Fridtjof Nansen, that I would have loved to have read as a kid. Although this book is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Operation Nimrod

Operation Nimrod: The Iranian Embassy Seige, by Russell Phillips [Note: This book was provided free of charge by the author in exchange for an honest review.] It is intriguing when one reads a set of books by the same author … Continue reading

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The Courage To Grow Up

[Note:  This blog entry was inspired by the Adventure Novels Project at http://www.cotopaxi.com/ that seeks to inspire people to do good and enjoy adventure as well.] I was recently asked by a reader of my blog to think about my … Continue reading

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Book Review: Brave Enough

Brave Enough, by Nicole Unice [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Tyndale House Publishers in exchange for an honest review.] There is a mystery at the heart of this book. In speaking about the subject of courage, … Continue reading

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Qorqmaymiz: We Are Not Afraid

Today, while reading a post about the bravery of some Uzbeks, both in exile and in their native homeland, in going to a website and posting under their own names and sharing information that is deemed unacceptable in Uzbekistan [1], … Continue reading

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My Blue Ocean

Sometimes games can be very serious business, in that the strategies we think of in terms of playing games are often of a much more serious relevance. For example, a couple of days ago, after discussing a game strategy of … Continue reading

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