Altho we represent some of the most talented communicators in Christendom ... well, we actually have something to say ourselves. We may be slightly prejudiced but we like to think we have some very astute, and creative, thinkers at Ambassador. Here's what's been on their minds most recently. Oh--feel free to post a comment too ... in fact, we'd love to hear what you think as well!
- Monday, September 21, 2009
- Jim Sanders
Thirty years ago, I remember telling my dad that I wanted to make him something special for his birthday. Something he never had before.
I simply said, “Dad, I’m going to make you a . . . grandfather . . .”
He was a little startled at first, thinking the word “clock” or some such would immediately follow “grandfather.” But it didn’t. The last word of that sentence wasn’t an adjective, it was a noun! My wife and I were expecting our first child, thus my parent’s first grandchild.
I remember that moment like it was yesterday. And now, today, at 12 ...Read Full Post »
- Friday, September 11, 2009
- Evelyn Gibson
The 9/11 date has special significance for us here in the US, no question since 2001. But for my friends in Ethiopia it's their New Year. There are so many reasons why I'm drawn to Ethiopia-it's kind of a quirky country like I'm quirky! Last evening I spent nearly an hour emailing friends in Ethiopia wishing them happy New Year!
It's a fun "difference" I thought you might enjoy knowing! Plus you get to knock 7 years off your age, because Ethiopia today is celebrating 2002! They use a Coptic calendar, Egyptian time! The ...Read Full Post »
- Tuesday, September 8, 2009
- J.C. Colón
I didn't ask for this.
I don't think anybody does.
Nevertheless, in a cruel and very high cholesterol twist of fate, I was abducted (no, I don't mean inducted) into the "Ambassador 4x4 Club," President Robert Jacobsen presiding.
The rumors are true. I was, in fact, born. The anniversary of which is not technically until tomorrow. I tried to escape the inevitable trip to In-N-Out by taking my birthday off, but I severely underestimated the willingness of people to simply do everything a day sooner. It was a battle of wits that I lost without ever knowing ...