Monthly Archives: February 2015

“March Madness” and a Real Spiritual Life

    We are big basketball fans at my house. Every March we fill our brackets and root for our team to go all the way. I usually pick the underdogs and end up enduring a lot of “trash-talking” when they lose. For the people who are focused …

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Sticks and Stones ~ Bruce Sutchar (UTS’85)

Maybe when they teach kids that “sticks and stones will break your bones, but names will never hurt you,” they were actually trying to teach kids to stick up for themselves in order to prevent them from getting hurt from bullies. When I went to …

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Winter 2015, The Battle Verse of Barrytown College ~ Robin James Graham (UTS’80)

   ****************   February 2015…. the 4th coldest month ever????? A COLD story from the Hudson River…………  Under Thick Coating, an Icebreaking Ship Uncovers the Hudson  

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My Project ~ Greg Davis (UTS’89)

  I AM RAISING CAPITAL TO START A RETAIL SALES business to sell recumbent trikes with a focus on the disabled and mobility challenged community on Long Island, NY and surrounding area. Support the project by clicking the  link  Funds for “Greg’s Mobility …

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Can You See With Your Heart’s Eye? ~ Suna Senman (UTS’87)

Every human shape, color, and gender Came forth from the will of a tender power When the heart’s eye is seeing a person truly — We then appreciate each being as one of beauty. Spring cleansing for the soul begins this Valentine’s month with making awareness of the …

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Virtue for the Week: Independence

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Personal Mission Statements of 5 Famous CEOs (and why you should write one too) ~ curated by Robin James Graham (UTS’80)

WHETHER IT’S A DAILY MANTRA OR A QUOTE TO RETURN TO WHEN TIMES GET TOUGH, HAVING A PERSONAL MISSION STATEMENT BRINGS FOCUS AND PURPOSE TO YOUR LIFE. HERE ARE FIVE EXAMPLES OF REAL-LIFE PERSONAL MISSION STATEMENTS, FROM LEADERS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD. Companies have developed mission statements …

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Quote of the Week: Carnegie

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward an individual common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” ~ Andrew Carnegie

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What ISIS Really Wants ~curated by William Haines (UTS’92)

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it. What is the …

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Ten things the seminary president can do to build a more effective board ~ATS Colloquy Online

  Doug Lewis, president emeritus of Wesley Seminary in Washington, DC, offers 10 specific moves the president can make that will build the board’s capacity to govern with skill, with wisdom, and with enthusiasm. Whether new to the position or a seasoned veteran, the president can …

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