Margaret Thatcher

A Tale of Two Leaders, Part II

Yesterday (or rather . . . Sunday), we spoke of two starkly different leaders; one who overcame societal odds to later lead her nation away from economic collapse, and another who also overcame societal odds to change his nation . . . but by drastically different means.  One fought with ideas; the other with necklacing…

Nelson Mandela

A Tale of Two Leaders

A Woman for the Ages It was an era in which women were expected to be housewives and little more. Men were not simply considered different in terms of strengths and abilities (and certainly they are created with unique abilities) but actually superior to women in virtually every sense. If you wanted to do anything…

Opportunity Knocking: #SalcedoSwarm

Sometimes it’s the simplest of things that proves to be the most powerful encouragement. I was tuned into the Glenn Beck program a few weeks back when I heard him say (in speaking to his audience about the year to come) [paraphrased]: “I don’t know what dream it is you’ve got—what’s whispering in your ear…

Lone Survivor

One of the deepest pains a warrior must bear is returning home to those who love you most . . . only to realize day after day that despite their best efforts, your loved ones cannot possibly begin to comprehend the invisible load you carry. I thought I understood my brother’s burden. Today, I began…