We all deserve what Bill and Melinda have found and we need to help the world live to it’s full potential. Helping achieve global goals that lift up everyone will give us more life satisfaction Leadership is found in many, many places where people have a plan that does not sacrifice community for personal privilege,… Continue reading Why making the world a better place needs to be the developed world’s responsibility
There are two Christmas celebrations. One, the consumerist celebration where we bribe each other in hopes that goodwill can be generated with money instead of time and fellowship. A celebration supported by business hoping to keep selling product. Two, a religous celebration that takes a historical story of God coming in the form of a… Continue reading Christmas…… are you celebrating it?
The Problem with “Wisdom” when it comes from old text written long ago, is that the world was a horrible place long ago. People did horrible things to each other, leaders manipulated people using lies stacked upon lies and death came far too quickly. This statement, is still far too simple compared to the the… Continue reading The Problem with “Wisdom”
Bill and Melinda Gates are billionaires. Bill could easily disappear to a private Caribbean island and live out his life in complete luxury. Perhaps he does enjoy that lifestyle more than I do but he also spends a great deal of time sharing his wealth with a lot of people who are not shareholders in… Continue reading Real Life Satisfaction – My Thoughts on Bill and Melinda Gates
Escape our human reality, it is what we do. Whether it be into a book, video game, movie, drawing, story or just our imagination we go to that unreal imaginary place to escape our present reality. It is an amazing ability that humans have to cope with hardship, suffering and boredom. It is also the… Continue reading Escape
Public lands and lakes, parks, charities, community groups, churches, oceans, community trust and air are . . . . . . . . . . . .not yours . . . . . . . . . . . . . they are gift to be shared with everyone and left for future generations just… Continue reading we are stewards
The label states that this product is “fresh”, how do you define that? If you polled your friends, how many definitions of fresh do you think you would get? More than one, I would think. The problem lies with the label and what it implies. When we choose a label, or one is assigned to… Continue reading the problem with a label……and democracy
A wishing well is found. For everyone who takes a sip of water from the well a wish of the natural gifts of the world is granted. At first the well is known only to a small group of people but as they tell their friends the number of people grows. As the number grows… Continue reading sharing the wishing well
Silently we move through a yearly cycling around the sun. Along the way we pass locations on that path that are memorable to us. They are memorable more by what happened there in a different cycle than by the location itself. Round and round we go visiting the same route each time but the history… Continue reading anniversary
Do we all have trust issues with people or groups? For me, one example of an issue I have with trusting people is with those who we are supposed to trust at fixing our vehicles. I believe that I have experienced, on repeated occasions, where a vehicle has gone in for servicing and in the… Continue reading truth or comfort?