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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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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Are you creating your own determined future?

March 3, 2018

Are you creating your own determined future, or are you chasing the red laser dot and find yourself totally distracted? This is an excerpt from The Simple Little Rule: The Golden Rule Rediscovered.  Responsibility It seems no one speaks of responsibility anymore. It’s like we are left to our pathetic animal desires and “what will be, […]

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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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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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Do you recognize your individual responsibility as a two-part harmony?

April 13, 2017

Golden Rule: Two-part Responsibility Through the millennia the philosopher teachers have been telling us to “seek truth,” “grown in wisdom” or “find the way.” Our purpose is to find our way to peace and harmony. We were shown the way through statements like the Golden Rule. The Golden Rule comes in two parts; love self […]

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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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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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