“I am Third”

While I knew that I would welcome the time spent with my long-time friend at an open house, what came next was simply awesome – and unexpected. Upon entering this newly finished faith-based school building, young student “scholars” welcome us. This 40,00 square-foot...

“The Leader’s Tree”

Our greatest legacy is in preparing the next generation, and ensuring that there remains a next generation. This single task has been passed down from our Founders to each generation. A recent Esquire article entitled, “Are Today’s Men Really Weaker Than...

“The Wheel of Fortune”

About three hours before reaching our home, my son and I experienced the vacationer’s nightmare: the dreaded flat tire. Complicating the situation was that the flat tire occurred as I exited the highway with a towed boat trailer. Now, most of you are probably saying:...

“Route 23”

Life has a way of weaving the past together with the present. Growing up in northern New Jersey, we routinely took Route 23, a main roadway in a bucolic, semi-rural part of the Garden State. This road would carry us from the stores with bats and baseballs to the...

“Trivial Pursuit”

With the ongoing 2016 Rio Olympic Games, our minds focus on the pursuit of athletic victory, especially for our USA athletes. Athletic work has preoccupied these Olympians for many years. Winning, the focus of their upward journey, is near, so near. And those who...