Category Archives: Family News

Sunday Morning in Innsbruck


My trip over last week was generic with the exception of two small points.  On one flight, I enjoyed watching the grace with which Rene did her job.  Passengers on airplanes are tending more and more toward insensitivity and selfishness, … Continue reading

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Honor to Whom Honor is Due!


In running a team, managers learn to identify where each employee is on the big picture/granular continuum. Many people are toward one end of the spectrum or the other with a predictable deficit that tarnishes their strength. I’m the guy who … Continue reading

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Thank You from Hanna


Dear Sapphire Family, What a treasure to be able to come into agreement around the globe!  The power of agreement! Thank you from all of my heart for joining the battle over my corner of the world for a season!  … Continue reading

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Thank You, Sapphire Tribe


“That little fellow seems to be no part of me; I remember him as something left behind upon the road of life – as something I have passed, rather than have actually been – and almost think of him as … Continue reading

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LAC Blessings: Megan #7


The modern view of God broadly begins with creation.  “In the beginning . . . ” The Hebrew, however, does not have the word “the” in the sentence.  It might well have been A beginning for this thing we call human … Continue reading

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LAC Blessings: Megan #6


In childbirth, the mother and child begin the adventure as partners in a grand transition.  At times the trauma becomes so great that one or the other disconnects from the joint mission in order to focus all their resources on … Continue reading

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LAC Blessings: Megan #5


Tell me if you know this one. You ferociously watch your schedule all week, knocking out the mandatory stuff and chipping away at the little things that could, perchance, intrude on your weekend.  You ARE going to have a BIIIIIIG … Continue reading

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