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Lessons learned Mentoring

Iron Sharpens Iron

By on December 14, 2016

 

There are some things that just stay with a man. For me, one of those things was words from my son about thirty years ago. Though his words were not meant to be a rebuke they served that purpose in my life, nonetheless. I can still see the moment…


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Lessons learned Personal growth Uncategorized

IRON SHARPENS IRON

By on December 1, 2016

Iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another. Proverbs 27:17

Never have I been more aware of the implications of this verse than I was…

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Leadership

Every Leader a Visionary

By on November 13, 2016

Every leader is a man or woman of vision! Bold statement? Yes. You might be tempted to say “not me”. “I am not a…

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Lessons learned

Why was I surprised?

By on November 4, 2016

 
“It matters little what form of prayer we adopt or how many words we use. What matters is the faith which lays hold on…

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Mentoring

Insights for Mentoring

By on November 1, 2016

 

 

“If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when…

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Leadership

Leaving a Legacy

By on October 24, 2016

Leaving a Legacy
There is much thought among leaders about “what is my legacy?”  Those thoughts are often in the context of “what have I done”…

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Personal growth

Gratitude

By on September 23, 2016

Learning the value of gratitude.

I have often told my grandchildren that I am proud of them and have been amazed at their response. “Why,…

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JOHN D. BROOKS
Wichita, KS

I am a devoted follower of the Lord Jesus Christ. I aim to lead a life worthy of my Lord with the utmost humility, to please him in every way, to bear fruit in every good work and to continuously grow in the knowledge of God.

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MY LIFE INSPIRATION
“Disturb us, Lord, when we are too pleased with ourselves; when our dreams have come true because we dreamed too little; when we arrived safely because we sailed too close to the shore.

“Disturb us, Lord, when with the abundance of things we possess, we have lost our thirst for the waters of life.

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Disturb us, Lord, to dare more boldly, to venture on wider seas where storms will show your majesty; where losing sight of land we shall find the stars.”

—Prayer of Vice Admiral Sir Francis Drake