Mystery of the Axial Age: Finding Guiding Hand?

July 4, 2018

Axial Age? In my life I realized that there should be a way for us to have proof of a Supreme if there were one. There are too many things that take place in our experience that we not have some kind of evidence to rest our curiosity upon calming the spirits. This thought process […]

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Banish Fear and Optimize Your Performance

April 23, 2018

Banish Fear Banish fear a slogan used by quality control guru W. Edwards Deming. He understood that fear froze a workplace, that workers were reluctant to speak up, to share new ideas, or to coordinate well, let alone to improve the quality of their output. I have a nice Ranger School story that describes that condition […]

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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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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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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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Selfish first: solving the reciprocity dilemma.

April 25, 2017

Selfish Delimma I am struggling with a question – maybe you can help or maybe you have struggled with this concept too?  It is the word: selfish. This word seems to always have a negative connotation.  My struggle is to find a word that means “thinking of one’s self” which does not seem negative.  Let […]

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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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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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SEARCHING FUNDAMENTALS

October 4, 2015

Searching for the Fundamentals When I say that I was searching for the fundamentals it is partly fiction. After leaving the Bible church with the desire to “show them,” I began searching for things that made sense to me regarding spiritual issues; in my way, through my life experiences, from my perspective. I am, for […]

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