Category: Attitude

Mind In The Clouds

In April, a post (below) from my friend Pastor Jack Comer Jr. reminded me of a simple, but profound moment when my son Brady Dennis was six. I was a very busy executive at H-E-B Food/Drugs over the Facilities Management division working up to 60-70 hrs a week. […]

Whataburger With Ralph

Lesson One: The Invisible People The man who reminded me of a cross between Walter Brennan and Popeye, in the blue colored plaid shirt, was a world class gravy sopper. It was the second thing I noticed about him, but I was paying attention this time. Eleven minutes […]

Desiderata

In the 1960s and 1970s, this was a popular poem on black light and groovy posters. But it was actually written in an early 1921 poem by Max Ehrmann, an American writer. “Desiderata” is Latin for “things desired.” Go placidly amid the noise and haste,and remember what peace […]

Wisdom and Cleverness

The Correct Perspective One of wisdom’s greatest benefits is accurate discernment—the learned ability to immediately tell right from wrong. Good from evil. Acceptable from unacceptable. Time well spent from time wasted. The right decision from the wrong decision. Many times that is simply a matter of having the […]

About Jack Dennis

Raised in San Antonio, Texas Jack Dennis’ early experiences were as a newspaper reporter and private investigator. With a Texas State University bachelor’s degree, Jack studied journalism and won numerous awards, including Investigative Reporter of 1976 from Rocky Mountain Press Association. Jack has interviewed Elvis Presley, Clint Eastwood, […]

About Dodie Dennis

When Loralyn “Dodie” Bailey was a 15-year-old junior at McCollum High School in San Antonio, Texas, Jackie Dennis asked her for a first date–to go see Rod Stewart in concert. Her parents said, “No Dodie! You’re too young to date.” She was devastated and Jack was heartbroken. Life […]