April 30, 2017
TRAGIC ADVERSITY – WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • The first story – Sheryl Sandberg. • The second story – Ryan Leaf. • Key aspects of their recovery.
I happened to read, on the same day, stories of two people well-known to the public. Both stories, stunning encounters with adversity, were presented as a person who … More “Tragic adversity – and how two well-known people dealt with it.”
August 15, 2013
This article is dedicated to my mother, who is 91 years today. Happy birthday Mum!
Last week, two good friends of mine from Houston stayed with me in ABQ for a week. Nancy and Dan had never met before coming to ABQ, so I was a little unsure how they would get along. All three … More “Love Lost and Contentment Found in New Mexico”
May 3, 2013
This is as clear as a desert evening in Albuquerque: “Jesus told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not to faint, lose heart and give up” (verse 1).
January 20, 2012
The personal life of Tim Tebow….a tearjerker – In my book Hiking Toward Heaven, the coangel Michelle discusses the benefits of two old-fashioned virtues: humility and persistence. In the chapter about the challenging hike down the La Luz trail out of Albuquerque, the focus is on an amazing woman called Meme who exemplifies “Never give … More “The personal life of Tim Tebow….a tearjerker”
March 29, 2011
Marketing the book: Resilience
I’ve been thinking about how best to market my book Hiking Toward Heaven. I thought about going door-to-door, like Frank Dalby Davidson did to get his bestseller “Man-Shy” off the ground (because no-one wanted to publish it). That book, written in the 1930s I believe, was an enchanting story about a … More “Marketing the book: Resilience”