Tag Archives: Character

The Great Non Negotiable

I often talk about Character with our Scouts and on this blog.  To me Character is the Great Non Negotiable.  Character is that which once you give it away, you can not get it back.  Character can never be taken … Continue reading

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The power of Why

Hey, it’s been a crazy week and now I am heading out of town for a little mini vacation with the wife.  So we will get back to blogging this weekend. A couple things I am looking forward to this … Continue reading

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Last night at our Patrol Leaders Council meeting we discussed the most recent camp out, or I should say camp out attempt.  To recap, the weather got real bad, gear got wet, we assessed the risk and bailed out…in a … Continue reading

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Guilt by association

“You can judge a man by the company he keeps”-Euripides Guilty as charged.  The company we keep, tan shirts, dedicated to being good Citizens, men of Character, and Fit. I have heard this saying all my life.  You are judged, … Continue reading

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Map and Compass

Here is the Scoutmaster Minute that I gave to our Troop the other night… Hope you find it useful. As you travel on the trail to First Class Scout you find that there are many skills that you develop.  You … Continue reading

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Alter your Thinking

I suppose this year has just been one of those times of reflection.  With our youngest son graduating from high school and getting ready to move away to college, our oldest son across the country in the Army and our … Continue reading

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One Life

The other night I had the pleasure of sitting in as an advocate for a Scout in my Troop at his Eagle Board of Review. I enjoy the position that the Scoutmaster is placed in as the advocate, physically the … Continue reading

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