#OneSixtySeven, Week 4 — You Give Love A Bad Name

It was 1986 and Bon Jovi told us this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrZHPOeOxQQ And that video has had 184 million views! Anyway, our 21st Century American culture has taken giving love a bad name to a entirely new level, hasn't it? A toxic combination of power,...

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The Whimsical And The Weighty

A collection of thoughts and observations ranging from from the personal to the political and from the light-hearted to the heavy-handed ... The most exciting thing in my life over the past week has been working with a new contact lens specialist to locate a new brand...

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When My Life Suddenly Snapped Into Focus

It happened when I saw this: Between 13 and 16, the biggest songs were: Hotel California Take It To The Limit Over The Hills & Far Away Brown Sugar More Than A Feeling Stayin' Alive  (OK, there are exceptions to every rule.)      

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Words Make Worlds

A high school senior from Good Shepherd shared her application essay to a national Christian college.  You'll see how Good Shepherd language has deeply shaped her Christian identity: My personal faith and beliefs will contribute to [the college's] mission because of...

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Leading When Leadership Isn’t Your Thing

I spent a good chunk of yesterday at Clemson University speaking with a group of students from the Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity. The trip and the talk was the brainchild of Clemson student and DSP officer Cory Brooks whom I have known since he was four years old...

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