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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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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Simplicity: the Golden Rule Principle

May 9, 2017

Flummoxed by Simplicity Although the Golden Rule phrasing is simple, the execution of it has proved to be difficult. Libraries bursting with thousands of books trying to explain how to live a life by simply “loving thy neighbor as thyself.” The phrase’s perfect simplicity flummoxes us. I realized quickly that the ancients were trying to explain how […]

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Have you taken responsibility for your own happiness?

April 4, 2017

Take Responsibility It is important that we stop expecting others to show us love, acceptance, commitment and respect when we don’t even show that we possess these ideals for ourselves. We must grow up and take responsibility for our current condition. “Those who find joy and peace completely within are the truly happy ones. This […]

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A Simple Little Rule

March 23, 2017

A Simple Little Rule In these past months developing the manuscript for A Simple Little Rule, much has happened since my last post in October 2015. I apologize right up front for the absence. I realized when I went back and looked that the last post “The Perfect Man” was written just about the time […]

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THE PERFECT MAN

October 15, 2015

Finding the Perfect Man That title gets me in trouble before I even get started. But there was a time when we could say “man” and readers would understand that the writer might be referring to “mankind” or hu-“man” beings or the species in general… This is the case here the “Perfect Person” but I […]

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HAVING FUNDAMENTALS

October 9, 2015

Continue Having Fundamentals In our histories there have been great teachers who attempted to describe a way of living that would lead to an individual’s happiness, freedom, passion and prosperity. Every culture has had its teachers and philosophers teaching “the Truth.” Therefore, I have come to call these “Truths” the fundamentals. Each of these individuals taught […]

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