Monthly Archives: February 2017

the stories…

I lived in a world full of miracles for several weeks after the fire… besides the physical freedom from my many addictions (nicotine, alcohol, womanizing) my foul mouth suddenly disappeared as well… besides those miracles, there was one after another … Continue reading

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business takers #6

The good news was that out of the wrecked marriage and burned down building I had this collision with God that totally changed my life and started me in a whole different direction. I’ve written about that over the years. … Continue reading

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business takers #5

In 1968 there was another recession… reliable employees were no longer available… strange things happened… crazy, crazy things….lots of stories… a new sales manager who used our draw and spent time selling for several other companies on my time… a … Continue reading

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business takers #4

A whole  lot-a-bunch  of things happened over those next 7 years… so many experiences of the  “takers”   … I don’t know… maybe it was my Catholic upbringing… the way my parents raised me… but somehow I was not really ever … Continue reading

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business takers #3

My next business step…. I got a job in New York City and spent the next 3 years commuting to Battery Park every day from New Jersey… took a bus into Port Authority, hopped on the subway to the closest stop … Continue reading

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business takers #2…

After the family newspaper experience… I decided to take my first big  “risk”  and go after my dream to be an actor… while working part time for my dad running his  “office” … I went to a lot of casting … Continue reading

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business takers #1…

Maybe a good place to start is “in the beginning”… I will be copying things from my consulting website and working with some of the stories I have already told up there at philips-consulting.com   …. just one at a … Continue reading

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the kingdom of takers…

This kingdom of the world…. kingdom of darkness… kingdom of takers  affects every area of life… here is a list (compliments of Bob Mumford) with an addition or two of my own… I may try to deal with each of … Continue reading

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light…

Yesterday He reminds me that I am the  salt of the earth… to bring a taste of His life, to bring some flavor into the kingdom of this world…. so today… He minds me:  “You are the light of the world. A … Continue reading

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salt…

“Philip… you are the salt of the earth.”   hmmmm…. I have been thinking about salt  (especially since I am supposed to be salt for the earth)     🙂 … thinking about salt’s relationship to the two different kingdoms…  those two kingdoms … Continue reading

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