Stay Open. Pay Attention. Let Go.Encouraging others to accept God's radical acceptance and endless compassion. Keep In Touch
For all of his business achievements, the highlight of David’s story is his relationship with Sally. A lifelong Tennessean—and before her retirement as a teacher at Nashville’s Oak Hill School—Sally and David were married in 1996. Together, they have six children and nineteen grandchildren.
I was 26 years old when I started graduate school in Dallas, Texas. In the first semester of my first year, I took a course in theology taught by a 41 year-old Dr. Phil Hook. What I didn’t know entering class that day was that my biggest takeaway would not be the depth and breadth of knowledge acquired, but the awareness of a different way to be in the world. A different way to be with others in the world.
The Beach Boys Saved My Soul
It was there, in my room, listening to the Beach Boys, where I fell in love with solitude and silence. Yes, I was miserable and frustrated, but for the first time in my life I was forced to slow down and think about the things that mattered most to me.
A Call to Discernment
Last January I spoke at a workshop for a hundred people in my business organization, and gave each attendee a gift: A silver bracelet engraved with the words, Do What’s Right For You and Love People.