Finding Peace In The Midst Of Change

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Catherine Gates For most people, change is unsettling – even the idea of it. We tend to find comfort in the known, even when the known is not working so well. Some of the top reasons people resist change include: a sense of loss of control; fear of unexpected surprises; breaking the routine and More...

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By Online Contributor On Friday, February 9th, 2018

Just Who IS Jesus?

Sunset at the Lorelei Restaurant in Islamorada By Pastor Jason Hatley When is the last time you considered the question, “Who is Jesus?” Even if you don’t go to church or believe in God, I would guess that More...

By Online Staff On Monday, February 5th, 2018

The Benevolence Of Burden-Bearing

 Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Rick Boxx One day during a period of some difficult changes at work, I asked an employee how she was doing. She responded that she was fine. I looked her in the More...

By Online Staff On Monday, January 29th, 2018

The Mission Field – Closer Than You Think

Robert J. Tamasy This Photo Courtesy of Bari Alovis Have you ever been to the mission field? Let me warn you: that’s a bit of a trick question. For most of us, when we hear “mission More...

By Online Staff On Friday, January 19th, 2018

Painful, Yet Redemptive Relationships

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Ken Korkow A couple weeks back I did something most people would consider unusual. I went to the Goodwill thrift store in our community and bought a small suitcase. More...

By Bocatribune On Monday, January 15th, 2018

Each One Of Us Is ‘Interim’

By Robert J. Tamasy Often when the CEO or president of a company or an organization leaves for whatever reason, an “interim” leader is appointed to fill the gap until a permanent successor can be named. It does More...

By Online Staff On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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The Enduring Value Of Wisdom

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Rudolfs Dainis Smits “Aristotle says that the aim of education is to make the pupil like and dislike what he ought.” – C.S. Lewis. According to this More...

By Bocatribune On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Building A Values-Based Business

By Rick Boxx One of the most underestimated tools for any successful business enterprise is the foundation of values upon which it has been built. If a company’s goal is simply to make high profits, to close a More...

By Online Staff On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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Christmas And The ‘Undercover Boss’

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Luis Cervino Have you seen the TV reality show called “Undercover Boss”? In it, owners or CEOs of large companies go undercover as rank and file workers More...

By Online Staff On Monday, December 11th, 2017

The Workplace – And The Sabbath

Photo Courtesy Rick Alovis Jim Mathis Many of us struggle with not having enough time to get things done at work. Some employers expect us to be on call 24 hours a day. Self-employed people have More...