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Always a Leader

Body I bought some Scouting items on Ebay from a person who said he spent 12 years as a leader. The following is the reply I sent to him… Hi Ray, you may be selling off some of your Scouting...

Grandfather’s Question

Body When I was about 9 years old, my grandfather called me to his side and asked me a very important question. The question and my answer have stayed with me all my life. He told me there are...

Sharing Leadership Experience

Body "Success in training the boy depends largely on the Scoutmaster's own personal example." Robert Baden-Powell He said it, I didn't. But how it still rings true almost 100 years later. Talk to...

To New Leaders

Body "After forming a cadet corps of boys for assisting as noncombatants during a military campaign in 1900: We then made the discovery that boys, when trusted and relied on, were just as capable...

The Parable of The Coal-Maker

Body There was once a master coal-maker who would spend his days generating live coals for all who were in need of a fire. The coal maker was very careful to provide coals for constructive fires...