the future

Were your grandparents optimists or pessimists? – SCN Encourager

The fact that you are “up and about” answers this one. According to futurist David Zach, we’re both walking, talking, real-world proof that our ancestors consistently looked ahead to the future with hope in their hearts. I do think that if Zach knew my grandparents, he’d be forced to acknowledge that the power of prayer and keeping one’s “fingers …

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Do the math. Do you know the value of your new school year? – SCN Encourager

Navy Seal Admiral William H. McRaven offers an intriguing formula. A few months ago Admiral McRaven was the keynote speaker at the University of Texas at Austin 2014 Commencement ceremony. He used 10 everyday images (a song, a bell, … a shark!) to convey 10 mini-lessons for living a life of meaning and significance. The Commencement audience of 8,000 …

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