Entries by SLD

From the Director’s Desk – December 2014

Foundation of Grace I was talking with my friend over the Thanksgiving holidays about her perfume.  “This is not the one you usually, wear,” I said to her.  “No, I’ve changed fragrances,” she responded.  The conversation continued.  We identified people by their fragrance.  My son would not leave the house without his Drakkar.  My daughter loved […]

From the Director’s Desk – January 2015

I was fourteen years old and can remember the moment as if it were yesterday.  I sat mesmerized in the music room of my high school as I listened to one of my peers play Chopin with ease, sensitivity, and love.  Yes, love!  It was obvious she was absorbed in the music she was creating.  […]

From the Director’s Desk – February 2015

Credibility, according to Wikipedia, has two key components:  trustworthiness and expertise.  Both have objective and subjective components.  In his excellent book The Speed of Trust, Stephen Covey says that trust is the greatest leadership competency of the 21st Century.  Trust and credibility go hand in glove. Missionmover is focusing on the leader(ship) attribute of credibility in this month’s […]

From the Director’s Desk – March 2015

This month’s theme is “Leadership Challenges.”  I informally surveyed a couple of groups of people where themes such as time management and micromanagement emerged.  Dr. Charles Conniry taught a class in Leadership from a Biblical and Theological viewpoint.  I offer his challenges for your review.  Stepping into God’s call:  overcoming fear and reluctance Dealing with […]