Creating Futures: Accepting Life’s Responsibility

October 12, 2018

Creating Futures: A Golden Rule Principle Because we are capable of creating futures we must accept that along with that ability comes—guess what?—more responsibility. This, too, is the Golden Rule. Each decision made creates a certain future, and the next decision makes another future, and the next another future, and so on. The combination of […]

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Group Think: Key to Harmony in Modern Societies

October 10, 2018

Shark Among Minnows The shark among the minnows or the wolf among the sheep: as individuals we are vulnerable; as group we are highly intelligent and strong. The combining of our physical resources creates a multiplier effect, but the combining our mental resources is a force multiplier in the extreme. We are at our more […]

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Principles Rise Simultaneously – Uncovering the Mystery

August 1, 2018

Mythology Opens Door to Guiding Principles When I left the Bible Church I took some college classes on sociology and religion and I stumbled into mythology. In 1988 a PBS series featuring Joseph Campbell airs on TV and I became one of his fans almost instantly. The Series was called “The Power of Myth” there […]

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Wealthy Attacked Counter Productive to Healthy Society

July 27, 2018

Attacks on Wealthy The constant attacks on the wealthy are neither just nor logical and they are certainly not helpful. In a healthy society there will be wealthy people at one extreme and poor at the other. In the middle will be the majority ranging from “upper” middle class to “lower” middle class.  I would like […]

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Socialism defeats Golden Rule: Avoiding the Lie!

July 11, 2018

Excitement about Socialism There’s a lot of excitement among our younger generations about socialism. As a baby boomer it is hard for me to understand why. Besides the fact that Socialism has never worked in any significant way. Clearly, recent examples show that it literally destroys economic systems everywhere it’s tried. How does the Golden […]

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Supporting Principles: Are You in Harmony

June 29, 2018

Connecting the Supporting Principles: Are you in Harmony? I’ve often been asked about why, or how, I felt that supporting principles were necessary when teaching the overriding Golden Rule. In my research I realized that modern people had trouble with the Golden Rule because it is so simple. A principle so simple, yet powerful, that […]

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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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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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