Magical Legacy

When I was single, in my early 30’s, I had a list of ten qualities I wanted in my future spouse. I made a pledge that my one-day bride would embrace the qualities I held closest to my heart. When I first met my wife, Jill, fifteen years ago, she was recently...

Sacrificial Service

One stormy night many years ago, an elderly man and his wife entered the lobby of a small hotel in Philadelphia. Trying to get out of the rain, the couple approached the front desk hoping to get a room for the night. “We’d like a room, please,” the...

Lessons from a Honeymoon

I got married 12 years ago. We honeymooned on the French island of Saint Barths, officially called Saint-Barthélemy, 35 kilometers southeast of St. Martin and north of St. Kitts Рtucked away in the West Indies. Women dream of planning their wedding day. Men...

Just Waffles

Joe Rogers had a simple philosophy for Waffle House, the restaurant chain he co-founded in 1955. As well as serving up Southern-style breakfasts 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Rogers insisted that staff offer Southern-style hospitality. “We are not in the...