The Harvest is Plenty, But Put On Your Boots!
Sisters Cecilia and Marguerite have 17 children between them and are neighbors of ours here at our farm. They have beautiful, faithful, stable families and are still grounded by their 94 year old father, Barney. At mass on Sunday mornings, they command the first four rows on the right side of our little Saint Phillips Church.
About a week ago, amidst days and days of record rains, we squeezed in a day for our grape harvest, and Cecilia brought over eight kids to help. In addition, Joe, always our reliable helper, has his new prosthesis and is now able to navigate the vineyard without crutches. That was quite a celebration in itself.
While the harvest was quite good, the real story is the unanticipated challenge of flash floods. As …
One-minute update on the Generosity Gameplan Beta Season
The season of beta testing the digital Generosity Gameplan is in full swing and we are learning so much!
Step one – Friends and family tested for bugs in the technology we’ve built to support a digital Generosity Gameplan toolkit.
Step two – Once the bugs were cleared up and the beta web application was deemed ready for trials in the market place, I delivered 50 + demonstrations to curious advisors, association executives, family consultants, pastors, and church lay leaders. Thirty of these folks stepped up to join the beta season and received license keys to create their own Generosity Gameplans.
Here’s what we’ve learned so far:
Is the toolkit relevant to planning a generous life?
We are receiving high marks on this front so far, especially for those who …