Hunting, Fishing, and Pick-Up Trucks
How Not To Be Bored
You’re retired or getting ready to retire and don’t know what to do next. Maybe you’re retired and bored. You’re constantly wondering how not to be bored for the rest of your life. This is the book for you!
“Hunting, Fishing, and Pick-Up Trucks” is the story that will inspire you to get busy living. Read how my wife and I learned something new together every year. That’s the origin of this book. The story can save a marriage.
If you are figuring out how to deal with grief of a love one or how to deal with grief, loss, and death, the story “On Losing A Parent During the Pandemic” was written just for you. I lost my mother during Covid. This account might help your broken heart if you, too, you’re your mother, your father, or someone who was like your mother or father during Covid. You’ll learn how to deal with the loss.
How to Have Great Boundaries
Maybe you’re wondering, “How to go from good to great ministry?” Or, you’re a minister who’s going through rough times in your church or congregation. The story, “Ministers Can’t Do It All,” is yours to keep and preach. This story shows how establishing good boundaries with others. Even if you’re not a minister, you will benefit from reading this story by learning how to have great boundaries.
These days, everyone wants to just “get along.” Don’t we? Who doesn’t want to learn how to talk through race in these turbulent times? Do you want to talk on politics? Especially with your family. Here’s the problem: everyone is scared to open their mouths and crack the ice.
“Freedom for All” shows how to work through difficult issues. Don’t be that person who stands by silently watching a bully assert their views while that other family member gets clobbered. Learn how to be free.
You can learn how to ally with Latino people. They want to know you, too. They want you on their side. “Freedom For All” will help break down the barriers to peace and unity in the community. It will show you how to talk about race and how to talk about race and race privilege.
This book is full of new perspectives. It will help you see the world more openly. It might help you become a change maker in your own right. Take a peek inside and dare being changed.
Dare others around you to be great, too.
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The writings here cover a variety of subject matter. The title piece arose from my love of being outdoors fishing and hunting. This is a relatively new passion, but one that I’ve embraced wholeheartedly. However, the focus piece tackles another issue very close to my heart and soul: equity and inclusion in U.S. society and culture. The work explores ways that Americans might dismantle the walls of systemic racism, white supremacy culture, and the various forms of oppression that prevent all Americans from achieving their dreams and fulfilling their promise.
I hope this book provides answers to the question of how do we create a sustainable and equitable society? I believe we must approach the task with our eyes wide open, with unbridled commitment, and most importantly, with intention. Change is never free, and it only comes when people purposefully make it happen.
My target audience is two-fold: persons searching for a freethinking perspective and a deeper understanding of complex issues, but not written in complex language, and persons who create and shape policy who are open to expanding their frame of reference to include a Black, Indigenous people, and people of color (BIPOC) voice. Thanks to the many people who laid eyes on this work and helped it come alive. I couldn’t do any of this work without the love and encouragement from my many colleagues and friends who nourish my spirit. I love you, all.