(Video) Admiral Jim Stockdale survived intense punishment and suffering as a prisoner of war. He used that experience to improve his life. How do we draw lessons from his journey for application in the living of our own lives? In the realm of environmental and economic global crisis and in the realm of our own personal lives the Stockdale Paradox provides a formula for facing reality and making a better way.
Rev. Kent Matthies has served as Minister of the Unitarian Society of Germantown since 2002. A life-long UU, Rev. Matthies received his Masters of Divinity from Meadville Lombard Theological School in Chicago. Kent's vision of ministry includes working for positive social change, giving pastoral care and meeting spiritual needs.