What predominates in our thankful reflections on Thanksgiving? With all the division in this country, over the last few years, are not most of us still thankful for the Stars and Stripes and the country for which it stands? Is celebration and appreciation of family a focus for most on thanksgiving?Read More Thanksgiving?
As we approach the end of the year, is it time for people to enter the annual running of the bulls…, otherwise known as making resolutions? Do many make resolutions for the year, to drastically change themselves? Is this dramatic change to be accomplished by giving up a bad habit or starting a good habit? […]Read More RESOLUTIONS OR GOALS?
Can people change themselves? Would the simple, absolute and obvious answer be, yes? Would the process to make a dramatic change, however, be very complex and challenging? Why is it so difficult to make meaningful change?Read More Can People Change?
The expansion of political fanaticism by the politicization of “damn near everything” is a consistent presence in our lives. Is there anything that has not been seized by political parties attempting to identify with their constituencies? Is it even about identifying with their constituencies? Would it be more accurate to say, attempting to influence their constituencies to accept the proclaimed biased and often inflamed views of the party?Read More POLITICS?
What is a legacy? Is a legacy the financial windfall that people leave for their family or charitable causes? Is it the material assets designated for distribution at death, because no one has discovered how to take it all with them, into the next world?Read More LEGACY?
What is important now? Why is it important? Is what is important now, different from what “used to be” important? How do we decide what is important?Read More What is IMPORTANT?
Why do people do or not do what they should do? Is the should do task often chosen over items of greater priority or importance? Do people do what they should do over something that resonates with their goals?Read More SHOULD?
Is noise everywhere? What is the difference between sound and noise? Would there be a lot of individual variances in what is labelled sound and what is labelled noise? Are we also bombarded with noise that is not received through our auditory system?Read More Noise?
Are children the gurus of laughter? Is the laughter of children very infectious? When watching a group of people is it often the child who inspires the adults to erupt into fits of laughter?
Is life, in general, better because we laugh, (outwardly or inwardly) or at least observe others who do?
Is it true that every one of us makes thousands of decisions every single day? Are many of these made instantly? In this category would there be minor seemingly insignificant choices that have little apparent impact? Would it also include crisis decisions that arise quickly and yet can be of life-or-death importance?Read More DECISIONS?