One Congregation’s Prayers for President Obama’s Inauguration on Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend
Jan20

One Congregation’s Prayers for President Obama’s Inauguration on Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend

Here. To the extent you may want to, I hope that you can join in this prayer. God bless our President. Repost This...

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Seinfeld Was Wrong; I Was Interested in This
Jan12

Seinfeld Was Wrong; I Was Interested in This

Despite his prediction at the beginning, I was interested in this interview Jerry Seinfeld gave to The New York Times. I’ve always found his bits funny, but confession time: I’ve never watched a single episode of the Seinfeld sitcom. [Read the whole post here.] Repost This...

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“Can You Limit Your Sitting and Sleeping to Just 23-1/2 Hours a Day?”
Jan11

“Can You Limit Your Sitting and Sleeping to Just 23-1/2 Hours a Day?”

That’s the question Dr. Mike Evans asks at the end of this 9-1/2 minute video which, in a compelling, fun, and content-rich format, gives us all plenty of “food” for thought and may incite us to get off our duffs to walk for a half-hour a day. Watching the video is required for members of the insurance plan to which clergy who wish to get some health discounts. (Good idea, huh?) But I’d have watched the video...

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Swonk Summarizes Latest Jobs Numbers
Jan05

Swonk Summarizes Latest Jobs Numbers

If you caught Diane Swonk’s appearance on CNN earlier this afternoon, you caught most of this. But, here, on her company’s blog site, she gives a good snapshot of the latest jobs numbers and their implications for the overall economy. She’s very good at doing this. Her bottom line: The labor market continues to heal, but at too slow of a pace to reengage the long-term unemployed and the young. This, along with the...

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“They could spend seven hours a day doing that?”
Jan04

“They could spend seven hours a day doing that?”

This video is from a few years back, but it’s worth viewing again. McCullough’s response to the last question is the clincher. By the way, The Greater Journey, the McCullough book which occupies most of the attention in this interview is fantastic! Thanks to my son for sending out the link to this video.   [This has been cross-posted at my personal blog.] Repost This...

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