Category Archives: Relationships

Of Work and Caring

Isn’t it wonderful how just a few minutes of serious conversation can strengthen relationships? And how strong relationships improve a working environment? Continue reading

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Neighbors in the Hood

Guys out doing stuff on a Saturday morning, picking up the aftermath of a small windstorm, demonstrate that being a neighbor is a matter of choice, not circumstance. Continue reading

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A Few Seconds of Courtesy

If waiting three or four seconds lets us show courtesy to others and provides greater safety… isn’t that time well spent? Continue reading

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Of Naming Rights and the Nature of Rivers

Driving through the Kansas River valley on our way to a wedding in Manhattan got me to thinking… maybe rivers and marriages have more in common than I thought. Continue reading

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A Green Valley in the Heat of Summer

Unexpected beauty offered its own bit of respite on a searing summer day… and a fitting metaphor for our travels as well. Continue reading

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In Times Such As These

To live with a rugged and determined gentleness, to forego the ways and weapons of the world, to truly follow the Christ is never easy… but is always worth it. Continue reading

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Time Worth Spending

Both decency and democracy are founded upon truth and integrity. Time spent in the company of those who value such things is time well spent. Continue reading

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