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Incorrigible WWII paratrooper Rowdy Slater must survive his first year stateside by becoming a preacher in a hardscrabble Texas town. Inspired by true events. Winner of the Christy Award for excellence in fiction.

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How to Unify America

The statistics are alarming. But statistics can be overcome. More

No Comments / Apr 11, 2018

This Easter, May the Foods You Eat Remind You of the People You Love

This Easter, an invitation is on the table. It has your name on it. May your favorite foods bring you back to the meal again. More

No Comments / Mar 27, 2018

A Big Old Beautiful “Piano” is in Your Life—but It Can’t Stay

Unless you leave something behind, you can never fully go forward. More

No Comments / Mar 07, 2018

3 Ways to Know Which Causes You Should Fight For

In this day and age of hashtag outrage, everything becomes a cause. Some are worth fighting for, and some aren’t. How can we discern the difference? More

No Comments / Jan 23, 2018

What ‘Of Mice and Men’ Can Teach Us about Christmas

You walk away from the movie knowing the world can be a broken place. Yet you also feel empowered to do a little more to help people feel less lonely, to help people realize their dreams of a better life. More

No Comments / Dec 19, 2017

3 Ways an Elite Soldier Helped Keep Things Together — and how you can, too

An institution you care about deeply is threatened. Maybe it’s going through a time of transition. Or perhaps it’s on the verge of falling apart. What do you do? More

No Comments / Nov 21, 2017
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HI, I'M MARCUS BROTHERTON,

the bestselling author or coauthor of more than 25 books. Welcome to my blog. Thoreau pointed out how too many people lead lives of quiet desperation. Their lives are bland and meaningless, or they make choices that trap them in despair and darkness. By contrast, I want to help people lead lives of excellence. Meet here regularly for powerful stories and insight into how to live and lead well.