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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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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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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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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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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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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Paradox Harmony: What reflects back from your spiritual mirror?

April 20, 2017

Manufacturing Disharmony  The paradox of the Golden Rule is that we must start with ourselves first. Looking back to my last blog post I talked about the airplane safety briefing. In that safety briefing we are advised to place the oxygen mask securely over our own nose and mouth first! And then help others who […]

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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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