Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Real Mega Superconference

A few months ago, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops stirred up a healthy debate when he took a few shots at the SEC. “So they’ve had the best team in college football,” Stoops told the Tulsa World.  “They haven’t had the whole … Continue reading

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Fighting an Over-Connected Society

Do you ever feel overwhelmed with the relationships in your life?  Connecting with other people in today’s high-tech society often becomes a puzzle of putting the right-sized piece in the right place at just the right time.  Back in high … Continue reading

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The Day Little Brother Grew Up

As another great battle between Iowa and Iowa State is about to come again, I can’t help but think back to 15 years ago yesterday.  The date was Sept. 12, 1998 and scene was Kinnick Stadium.  We were 30 point … Continue reading

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Be a Blinding Light That Illuminates the World

Light is fascinating.  It illuminates.  It reveals.  It clarifies. Often we don’t appreciate the value of light until we’re stuck in a dark place without knowing the way out.  You can appreciate this if you ever explored dark and scary … Continue reading

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