Name the Goldfish — Cast Your Vote!

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The nominations are in and we’re happy to report an amazing “catch” of magnificent proportions! Now it’s time for you to vote for the winning goldfish name. Use the ballot below to vote for your favorite! How it works: Round 1: October 20, 21, and 22 – Submit your name and nominate your favorite charity [Read More...]

Why The Goldfish Needs A Name and Why Our Non-Profits Need Our Help

Yesterday, I shared with you my initial impressions about that perky little goldfish who “graces” the cover of my soon-to-be released book The Grace of Yes. It seems that from the moment the cover was unveiled, people couldn’t stop asking about him. He’s taken on a life of his own, as has the “Y”/MartiniGlassishContainer he appears to [Read More...]

Yes! Your Goldfish Name Could Win $250 for Your Favorite Charity

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Since the book cover for my new project “The Grace of Yes” was debuted a few months ago, many people have asked me about the significance of that spunky goldfish enthusiastically jumping out of a what appears to some as a martini glass. “Why the fish?” they ask. “And what’s in the glass?” they want [Read More...]

What “Love Never Fails” Looks Like

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This morning, as I prayed my way through 1st Corinthians chapters 12 and 13, I had four faces ringing in my heart. Today’s epistle continues from where we left off yesterday, pivoting into a passage that many of us proclaimed at our wedding ceremonies. At the heart of it are the words that stuck in [Read More...]

Striving for the Greatest Spiritual Gifts

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I had some fruitful prayer time this morning not only with the day’s readings, but also with a manuscript for a terrific book that will be launching within the next several months. That reading time came after I’d already enjoyed my morning prayer time. One particular verse from 1st Corinthians 12 was stuck in my [Read More...]

Sweet Tweets for 8/09/14 – Sharing Our Gifts


Last week, when I was at the Catholic Marketing Network conference, I had the great privilege of signing and giving out the very first galley copies of my new book The Grace of Yes: Eight Virtues for Generous Living. The process of writing this book has truly changed the way I perceive the world around [Read More...]