Confidence, Humility and Corporate Culture

Listen in and learn how the only female CEO at a top ten US cable operating company, is widely respected for her passionate focus on customer experience and company culture. Learn how she motivates young professionals to lead passionately with purpose. Colleen maintains that everyone has gifts and passions, and when directed meaningfully, these strengths will help guide leaders to success. She encourages leaders to … Continue reading Confidence, Humility and Corporate Culture

Wisdom in post-quarantine times!

“Wisdom is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her.”(Proverbs 3:15) God appeared to Solomon and gave him the opportunity to ask for anything he desired. What did Solomon desire more than anything else? WISDOM He chose wisdom over gold, oil, a NYTimes Bestseller, women, power, popularity, or long life. Why? Because wisdom is supreme. God was pleased with his request too … Continue reading Wisdom in post-quarantine times!

St. Patrick’s Legacy, Irish influence and scholarship

Patrick is the best remembered Christian missionary to Ireland. His name has come to represent the many unknown clerics who worked in Ireland before and after him. The influence of the Irish missionaries, carriers of classical learning and disseminators of theological and philosophical thought cannot be overemphasized. Vast collections of Irish manuscripts are to be found in all the great libraries across Europe. I brought … Continue reading St. Patrick’s Legacy, Irish influence and scholarship

The shaming and torture of women in Ireland goes before the UN

This week a delegation of 21 Irish officials were part of a public hearing by the UN Committee on Torture which is reviewing the Irish State’s human rights record on Magdalene Laundries and Mother-and- baby Homes, and other aspects of Ireland’s social history. The Irish State has said there was no serious harm done to women and children in the Magdalene laundries but the UN … Continue reading The shaming and torture of women in Ireland goes before the UN

High ways of honor for veterans in Oregon

“In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.” Jose Narosky. A road trip to Portland revealed that Oregon is a great state for honoring veterans. I don’t think I saw an unmarked road or highway NOT dedicated or designated to veterans. U.S. Highway 395 is designated as a World War 1 Veterans Memorial Highway. Highway 5 is designated as Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway and Purple … Continue reading High ways of honor for veterans in Oregon

Is there a purposeful denial of violence within Islamic theology and leadership?

I felt guilty enjoying multiple flavors of smooth ice cream at a Granite Bay Women’s Sandals and Sundae’s honoring volunteer’s celebration.  How could I enjoy a normal evening after the Manchester suicide bombing, and the London Bridge terrorist attack, not to mention all the other terror atrocities going on around the world? But celebrating life must go on. It’s the only way to defeat hatred … Continue reading Is there a purposeful denial of violence within Islamic theology and leadership?

My year of Jubilee

The Church is sometimes not easy to love. Ego, pride, control, competition can run rampant. My motivation for Church life and structure has taken a beaten this season. I still enjoy a good bible study. I explored a new Church this week-end Jesus Culture in Folsom High School. I needed fresh inspiration. It was my first “out of Bayside Church” experience. I was blown away … Continue reading My year of Jubilee

Speaking out about radical Islam

It’s easy to feel paralyzed by the rising wave of terror attacks today. Global politics have kept me on my toes. They have also inspired me to speak out more. Sexy photos, funny statements, angry memes and kittens on social media are somewhat cute but what will it take to penetrate apathy ? As a survivor of terrorism in my native Ireland, my recovery journey … Continue reading Speaking out about radical Islam