Have we lost a sense of our morals?

February 23, 2018

Lost Sense of Morals Have we entered a tract to a sense of lost morals? Have we reached a period in our culture where the majority (trying to be nice I suppose) have allowed a minority to dictate how they will practice a religion and when. It seems like we can’t talk about God, so […]

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Mollie’s Golden Rule Story: Caring Angel

February 14, 2018

Caring Angel: My Golden Rule story by Mollie Ellerkamp I am always searching for Golden Rule Stories.  Since I began this thought process, Golden Rule stories just seem to be happening right in front of me almost every day now. This one pertains to a caring angel I discovered at the Hospital caring for her […]

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Book Signings: Win or Lose?

February 11, 2018

Book Signings – Win The sweet sensation of autographing books. The smiles on the readers’ faces, the excitement they feel while waiting to hold the book for the first time.  This is the win of book signings, for sure. There is always the perfect opportunity to talk about the book, the reason it was written, […]

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Check out New Reviews for “The Simple Little Rule”

January 19, 2018

Updated WebSite: Check Out “New Reviews” Page It’s finally up our new “Reviews and Press” Page at my website! As we receive new reviews and press releases they now have a place to reside. I was very excited to see the finished product. Reviews like Clarion’s “Foreword Reviews” which rated “The Simple Little Rule: The Golden […]

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Books Arrive – Time to make the next step

January 17, 2018

First Books Arrive! The first books arrive! Monday morning I got the call: “delivery for Mr. Ellerkamp – 577 pounds on a pallet, I’m nearby, can I come now?” The driver asked me on the phone. The dispatcher had called me Thursday and indicated that delivery would be made between 1pm and 5pm on Monday… […]

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Standards of Reasoning: A Way to Check Justice

August 17, 2017

Standards of Reasoning: Powering Justice I realized that I haven’t really covered a phrase I use frequently within my writing and speaking. The Standards of Reasoning grew out of my research for the Supporting Principle Justice. As I was putting the Supporting Principles together I went through forty or fifty virtues in my attempt to understand […]

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Get me some “edumacation!” Changing Mental Attitude

August 15, 2017

Changing Mental Attitude Many things in our lives are directly attributable to our mental attitude surrounding that life moment. The story I tell below is one of those moments. Our thinking and decision making create who we are. Yes, our physical attributes play a role, certainly, but the mental attitude we maintain in our lives play […]

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WRITING FOR FUN: THE GOLDEN RULE CHALLENGE

August 8, 2017

WRITING FUN For a most of my life I’ve been writing. Journals mostly. I collected thoughts and ideas about what was going on in my daily existence. These writings were somewhat random, with little discipline about subject or purpose. If you have followed this blog at all you’ll understand my “Apartheid Moment” and how that […]

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Golden Rule as God’s Mission Statement

August 2, 2017

What’s a Mission Statement? I frequently speak about the Golden Rule as God’s Mission Statement. Why? Well, primarily, humans function as a super-organism. We are ill prepared to function for any extended period of time on our own. Our survival depends on relationships. We have, as a species, been learning to succeed in ever larger […]

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My Journey to Rediscovering the Golden Rule

July 18, 2017

The Simple Little Rule: The Golden Rule Rediscovered History shows us that the Golden Rule is a very simple, one sentence statement about compassion. However, we manage to distort its execution generation after generation. Tens of thousands of words have been written in every language and from every culture attempting to explain and persuade us […]

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