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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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7 Wise Principles from the Band of Brothers for a Troubled Election Season

We’re living through one of the most contentious political seasons in the history of this country. Who are you voting for, and why? More

No Comments / Nov 01, 2016

The Surprising Benefit of Attending Your Reunion

Soon you’ll be invited to a reunion. Maybe this year or the next. You’ll be asked to connect with people you haven’t connected with for a long time. Should you go or not? More

7 Comments / Sep 28, 2016

Who Will You Meet, After You Leave Home?

In late August, university students around the country head to school. Who did you meet after you left home, and how did they change you? More

22 Comments / Aug 25, 2016

The Secret of Being Courageous

I realized what it all was—and a shot of adrenaline streaked through me. That feeling you get when a snake darts across your path. More

9 Comments / Jun 01, 2016

The Prayer of Leica

Anne Lamott describes how three of the best prayers anyone can offer to God are HELP, THANKS, and WOW. I’d like to add one more to the list … More

18 Comments / May 10, 2016

Choose the Clearest Path

Let us not be people who weasel our way into success. Whenever possible, let us succeed clearly and boldly. More

10 Comments / Apr 12, 2016
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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.