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Becoming a Sage

Feb 21, 2013 By (Bio) No Comments

February 21, 2013 Becoming a Sage by Gerald Meck All of us go through different stages of life.  Several weeks ago I signed up for Social Security. I resisted this for a time partly because I do not consider myself to be old. At church several weeks ago, someone described those of us over 65 […]

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A Family Plan

Feb 05, 2013 By (Bio) No Comments
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February 5, 2013 A Family Plan by Craig Schloneger Several weeks ago we said goodbye to our two oldest children as they headed back for their spring semester of college.  It seems strange for me to be at this stage of life where our children come home for a ‘visit’ before going back to their […]

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Recognize the Gifts of your Team Members

Jan 21, 2013 By (Bio) No Comments
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January 21, 2013 Recognize the Gifts of your Team Members by Jerry Murray The other day, I attended a local baseball clinic with my 8 year old son Jared.  Like me, Jared loves baseball.  He could play every day of the week. As a couple dozen kids lined up to start throwing, one particular kid […]

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Planning for Success

Jan 04, 2013 By (Bio) No Comments
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January 4, 2013 Planning for Success by Dennis Clemmer Three days from now Notre Dame and Alabama will be playing for the National Championship of college football. I am an avid fan of Notre Dame which doesn’t sit too well in this part of the country. But that is beside the point. Recently I was […]

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Alignment

Dec 20, 2012 By (Bio) No Comments
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December 20, 2012 Alignment by Sheryl Eberly There’s a thriller movie coming out within days – Zero Dark Thirty. It’s the story of Osama Bin Laden’s capture, and takes the viewer into the culture of the CIA, depicting events in the months and years leading up to the ultimate event. We meet personalities inside that clandestine organization. […]

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Be Still…

Dec 05, 2012 By (Bio) No Comments
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December 5, 2012 Be Still… by Joanne Ladley Be still and know that I am God has always been one of my favorite Bible verses.  And in this ridiculously hectic season of shopping, decorating, family gatherings, music concerts and busy times at my retail place of business, it has become my mantra.  Normally I thrive […]

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Thank You

November 20, 2012 Thank You by Daryl Leisey With a background in human resources, I have been asked on numerous occasions about the types of recognition and reward programs I recommend to help boost morale and encourage greater productivity. Invariably, I ask how often they routinely say “thank you” to the individuals they want to […]

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Grouchy Old Men

Nov 05, 2012 By (Bio) No Comments

November 5, 2012 Grouchy Old Men by Roger North Just recently, I noticed that I have been willing to admit that I am getting older. Yes, I know it’s a biological fact. But for a long time, I just wasn’t willing to admit it! Naturally, I’ve begun to think about what getting older might mean […]

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Leaving a Legacy

Oct 19, 2012 By (Bio) No Comments
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October 19, 2012 Leaving a Legacy by Gerald Meck “Our days are numbered. One of the primary goals in our lives should be to prepare for our last day. The legacy we leave is not just in our possessions, but in the quality of our lives. What preparation should we be making now? The greatest […]

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Gratitude

October 5, 2012 Gratitude by Craig Schloneger Over the past two years, my wife Ann and I had been planning a trip to take our three children to visit Swaziland, Africa.  Swaziland holds a special place for us as we had lived there for three years while doing voluntary service with Mennonite Central Committee (MCC).  […]

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