No Matter What, I’d Do It Again

No Matter What, I’d Do It Again

“Where is he?” David muttered, pacing and jittery. “He’s two hours overdue.” Our visionary friend was traversing conflict zones, but he’d never been this late. Then the phone rang. David lunged for it. His face projected relief,...
Quiet Victories in No Man’s Land

Quiet Victories in No Man’s Land

“The thrill of victory; the agony of defeat.” The recent Olympics put that truth on display!  After a lifetime of rigor and pain, a moment in the spotlight.  Ecstatic winners jump in victory.  Defeated challengers hang their heads.   The dreamers strengthened by...
Where is that boy?

Where is that boy?

“Where is that boy?” our dreamer muttered, tension rising, as he searched the city after nightfall. In distant suburbs, mortar shells thudded. Machine guns rattled. The streets of his usually bustling city were deserted. Huddled in public parks, refugees snatched...
Recognizing Servant-Leaders – Not Drum Majors

Recognizing Servant-Leaders – Not Drum Majors

It was only after the rice ran out that the British soldier noticed her again. Her tiny face crumpled as it dawned on her that she would get no food that day. Even in the emaciated crowd, she was smaller and thinner than the rest, easily pushed aside as stronger ones...