Limited

By Rick Moore On September 22, 1993, Amtrak experienced the deadliest crash in American history. Just north of Mobile, Alabama, the Amtrak train known as the Sunset Limited derailed in the swampland near the Mobile River. At that time, I was the owner of a video production company in West...
By Victoria Ostrosky Our daily lives are filled with appointments and birthdays we struggle to remember.  But then there are certain days we can never forget because they’re etched deeply into our hearts.  That moment a parent hears the horrifying words that shatters and remakes their lives, changing them forever. Doug...
By Kirk McCarley, In a 1994 magazine interview, actor Kevin Bacon mentioned while discussing “The River Wild,” that “he had worked with everybody in Hollywood or someone who’s worked with them.”  Following, a lengthy newsgroup thread ran titled “Kevin Bacon is the Center of the Universe.”  That same year three...
By Pastor David Holland But we had to celebrate and be glad, because this brother of yours was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found. Luke 15:31-32 The young man hated mucking out the stinking pig stalls. But he snuck some slop for himself occasionally to avoid...
By Sean Dietrich It was an average Thursday night. The crowd waiting to get into Truist Park was a biblical mass. There were too many people to comprehend. Everyone was sweating through their undergarments. The smell of human armpit odor was in the air. It was a sold-out game. Forty-odd thousand baseball...

Ka-Boom!

By Rick Moore Many years ago, I was asked to drive the bus for a field trip from Mobile, Alabama to Navarre Beach, Florida. We were going to eat an early lunch on the beach, go to the zoo, and then have the students back home by the time the...
By Lauren Catanese “Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will ever do.” –Brene Brown in The Gifts of Imperfection. Being vulnerable or being conscious that I am being vulnerable is something that I’ve been trying to be more attentive to lately. What...
By Kirk McCarley, One of the things I most enjoy about coaching is the opportunity to learn from clients.  This journey has allowed a wide variety of diverse exploration: What constitutes the highest quality vintage from the perspective of a certified Sommelier. The impact of location and climate in maple...
By Pastor David Holland At that time some Pharisees came to Jesus and said to him, “Leave this place and go somewhere else. Herod wants to kill you.” He replied, “Go tell that fox, ‘I will drive out demons and heal people today and tomorrow, and on the third day I...

Centering

By Kirk McCarley, Do you sometimes find yourself drifting? One of the companies I work for in the career development/job search arena requires coaches to develop “value propositions” for clients.  The purpose is in order that these statements can be crafted into an individual’s resume by our writing team so that...