Author Archives: Jim Schnorrenberg

About Jim Schnorrenberg

Husband; father; grandfather; minister; counselor

Let’s Get Lost

Let’s Get Lost (Prepare to start your own adventure)      We just returned from a trip to Germany to see our son and daughter-in-law and 4 beautiful grandkids. We spent most of our time with them, but still had some … Continue reading

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A Suggested Bookshelf

  A Suggested Bookshelf Read early and often, and impart this habit to your kids. Ben Sasse      Here is a suggested bookshelf of key books (see my last blog post – https://jimedd71.wordpress.com/2017/08/02/whats-on-your-bookshelf/) that have influenced me and hopefully, … Continue reading

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What’s On Your bookshelf?

  What’s On Your Bookshelf? (No. 5 in “Character-Building Habits) The failure to read good books…both enfeebles the vision and strengthens our most fatal tendency – the belief that the here and now is all there is. Alan Bloom – … Continue reading

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Travel to See

  Travel to See (4th Character-Building Habit) Look kids! Big Ben! Parliament! Let’s go.  Chevy Chase, European Vacation Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s … Continue reading

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Consume Less

  Consume Less Consumption isn’t the key to happiness.      Here’s a quote from a recent article from Breakpoint by Eric Metaxas – “Clutter Gone Wild” – One of the biggest bestsellers in recent years is the little book called … Continue reading

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Sweat is OK

    Sweat is OK (Part 2 of Character-Building Habits) I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident…They came by work. Thomas Edison Nothing in this world is worth having or … Continue reading

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Character-Building Habits

CHARACTER-BUILDING HABITS It’s not by strength or speed or swiftness of body that great deeds are done, but by wisdom, character, and sober judgment. These qualities…grow richer as time passes. -Marcus Tullius Cicero      As I write this, we’re hearing … Continue reading

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