Category: "Encouragement"

Ten Routine Messages I Refuse to Accept

November 20th, 2018
Daily life in America: what it is like for you? My list of things to be grateful for in America is very, very long. Of course, I cannot deny that frustration and hardship exists. more »

You Gotta' Read This Book

October 18th, 2018
It's only been a week since I borrowed a copy from my library, and I'm already getting sick of hearing myself say it. ---------- Teacher: "The kids are acting so tribal these days." Me: "You gotta' read this book." ---------- Observer: "I can't… more »

Stand Up Straight

August 3rd, 2018
Just watch a cable television station long enough to catch a few commercial breaks and you'll be wondering how we ever got along without medications, surgeries, fitness equipment, or weight loss pills. In response, I'm recycling the following post from… more »

The Ruins of Ego

September 15th, 2017
Wouldn't it be great if we could fix America's suffering of chaos and disarray? But how? The venomous president, the violent protests, and the incomprehensible injustices: these are all symptoms of a disease no one seems to able to get a handle on. And how is this country to lead the world when it has fallen so low? The only answers I have involve the only person I can control: myself. And each solution I find starts with one action: the proper care and treatment of that pesky troublemaker named ego. more »

Why They Marched

May 2nd, 2017
An interview of five women who attended the March. Learn what they marched FOR during our inevitable future of fighting AGAINST. more »