No Other Way

Listen to “No Other Way” by Fred Smith   Most of us are familiar with William Wilberforce for his long but ultimately successful struggle to abolish the slave trade in England. [...]

Donor Perks

Listen to “Donor Perks” by Fred Smith   There are two instances in Luke’s writings where Roman centurions get special treatment for being good people and influential friends. The [...]

Making Old Friends

Listen to “Making Old Friends” by Fred Smith Sitting with five other men this weekend to talk through the challenges and opportunities for a growing business one of us had started, I [...]

Deep Dive

Listen to “Deep Dive” by Fred Smith   Until the recent Telemachus gathering, I had not seen Gordon and Gail MacDonald for many years.  Being there together with the young couples [...]

Dirty Money

Listen to “Dirty Money” by Fred Smith   The destructive power of a hurricane when it makes landfall is often multiplied by the spawning of numerous tornadoes from the outer [...]

Take A Look At My Life

Listen to “Take A Look At My Life” by Fred Smith   I turned 73 in July – as did 3 million others born in 1946. That means I have started collecting all the good stuff owed to me [...]

Repaid by Love

Listen to “Repaid by Love” by Fred Smith   Stories come in all shapes, don’t they? Today, there is an industry devoted to people anxious to understand their personal [...]

Bearing Witness

Listen to “Bearing Witness” by Fred Smith   The first time I read the phrase “bearing witness” was in Elie Wiesel’s book “Night” recounting the horrors of the Holocaust and the [...]

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