Tag Archives: Christlikeness

Getting over My Lack of Self-Awareness

*** Inscribed on the Temple of Apollo at Delphi was the aphorism Know Thyself. While its origins possibly stretch back to Luxor in Egypt, the saying featured prominently in Greek philosophy. Often used by philosophers as a reminder of one’s … Continue reading

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The Secret to Being a Good Listener

Listening well is not my strong suit. It’s a professional requirement, but it doesn’t come easy. Whether at work or with friends, my natural bent is not steering me toward any Listener of the Year awards. Speaking of friends, we have one … Continue reading

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Not a Tame God

In Job 41, God asks a rather odd question. Not odd as in nonsense, but odd in that it is one of the most thought-provoking passages in the whole book. Keep in mind as you read these few verses that Leviathan … Continue reading

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Gender is Irrelevant to Mentoring

When I graduated law school my mentor at the firm I worked at was a woman. When I got on the bench and had been a judge for a while, I mentored a woman who joined the court. Gender qualifications … Continue reading

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