I make mistakes and I’m flawed, but I’m not confused. I do know what team I’m on.

Cashing In a Favor from a Twenty-Something Niece

by Michael Holland     We had family in over a weekend recently for one of my son’s plays.  One of my twenty-something nieces was having trouble with her busted-up iPhone, so I offered up one of our old ones as a replacement.  To her query regarding payment, I went old school, saying, “one day I’ll call [...]

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Are You a Wise Man Walking?

by Michael Holland     As we walk through each day, we make what seem to be minor decisions and take small actions to solve whatever problems might arise.  These decisions and actions in and of themselves are not wrong. But we should be asking ourselves if these decisions and actions are wise for us. Being wise [...]

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The Season of Life a Man Chooses

by Michael Holland     The perspective a man has on his season of life can yield tremendous insight.  What season are you currently in? What about other men in your life? What season of the year do you feel best represents the current season of your lives? Typically, we’d think that the answer would correlate to [...]

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Handing Out the 7 Envelopes

by Michael Holland     A couple days before Christmas, I told my daughter and her husband, who was home on leave from the Marines, that I had quest for them:  they were to go to a local Walmart or Target to deliver 7 envelopes.  I explained that I had put some cash in each envelope which [...]

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The Jedi Council: It Started With a Man’s Challenge

by Michael Holland     It started with a man’s challenge:  are we just going to talk about doing something or are we actually going to do it? Thus began our journey to strengthen ourselves as men on a mission.  We explore and study and discuss together what it means to live for Christ, love each other, [...]

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Walking PhD Reading List – Recent Books Read

By Michael Holland      In pursuit of my self-described Christian Businessman PhD, I started on a quest in early 2010 to read 100 books to increase my knowledge, exposure and intellect.  I achieved the goal in late 2012.  I now continue to read 30 to 40 book per year. Below are the books I have [...]

By | November 28th, 2013|Man-Up Moments|0 Comments

When An Honorable Man Stands Up

by Michael Holland     Recently, a real man stood up and did the right thing.  This could be just another story of a man doing what a man should do, except that it doesn’t happen very often, so this story stands out.  At our local high school football game last weekend, which was our homecoming game, [...]

By | October 18th, 2013|Man-Up Moments|0 Comments

Walking PhD Reading List – 2013

By Michael Holland In pursuit of my self-described Christian Businessman PhD, I started on a quest in early 2010 to read 100 books to increase my knowledge, exposure and intellect.  I achieved the goal in late 2012.  I now continue to read 30 to 40 book per year. Below are the books I read during 2013. [...]

By | April 6th, 2013|Man-Up Moments|0 Comments

Walking PhD Reading List – 2012

By Michael Holland In pursuit of my self-described Christian Businessman PhD, I started on a quest in early 2010 to read 100 books to increase my knowledge, exposure and intellect.  I achieved the goal in late 2012.  I now will continue to read 30 to 40 book per year. Below are the books I read during [...]

By | April 1st, 2013|Man-Up Moments|0 Comments

Walking PhD Reading List – 2011

By Michael Holland In pursuit of my self-described Christian Businessman PhD, I started on a quest in early 2010 to read 100 books to increase my knowledge, exposure and intellect.  I achieved the goal in late 2012.  I now will continue to read 30 to 40 book per year. Below are the books I read during [...]

By | April 1st, 2013|Man-Up Moments|0 Comments