When I say something nice to you or help you in some way that makes you feel valued, there is within you a positive experience. Call this love.
If I hurt you in some way, or hurt something or someone you care about, there is within you a negative experience. Call this hatred.
Continue reading “First Principles”
Thanksgiving is a form of gratitude, not the shallow thanks that we caught more green lights on our drive across town, but the heartfelt gratitude that we feel toward people who have helped us in a time of need or unexpected blessings that didn’t have to come our way, but did. When we are grateful, it Continue reading “Gratitude and Possibility”
School will teach my kids vocabulary and math, time management and social skills; essential knowledge to conduct oneself in our modern world. In addition parents, teachers, coaches and others who work with youth need to help kids learn what they want to say. Consider the scene in Dead Poet’s Continue reading “Between 3-10PM”
Every once in awhile we stumble into unexpected situations that have the potential to change us.
Like finding yourself in a used bookstore in the middle of a weekday Continue reading “Choose Your Own Adventure”
I am humbly aware I am not remotely the smartest or most experienced person around. In fact I know very well just the opposite is true. Yet I continue to share ideas in this blog and in other places of my life. Why bother? What’s the point of sharing ideas if they are already available?
Continue reading “A Shared Idea Is More Powerful”
Stan Lee died today. I wouldn’t say I am a fanatic fan of either Lee or his comics, but I enjoy his stories and have seen most of the films in the Marvel movie franchise. I certainly appreciate the reach his stories have seen!
Continue reading “Creators of Content”
When a picture is worth more than thousands of words.