Category: Responsibility

Three Words to Avoid

How Being Right is Destroying Our Planet When was the last time you did an “ego check?” You may not be familiar with the term, but I’ll bet you’ve heard this one:  “You’re cutting off your nose to spite your face.” No one would really do that, but it...

Could You Use a Hero?

Whose Hero Are You? Do you know the Bonnie Tyler song, “I Need a Hero?” If you’re younger than me you might remember the wicked stepmother singing an alternative version of it in Shrek II, but it first gained popularity in the original version of the movie, Footloose. Here’s...

Mistakes “R” Us!

My CV of Mistakes Don’t you just love to tell others all the things you’ve done wrong? Hmmmm…. Probably not. But that’s exactly what this blog is about. “CV” (if you’re unfamiliar with the term – many Americans don’t know what it is!) stands for curriculum vitae, Latin for...

What About Those K-Cups®?

If you’re signed up for my eMessages, which normally arrive on Monday mornings, are you wondering why you’re getting this now, in the middle of the week? And why would he be writing about K-Cups®? I’ve been gearing my writing toward the 2016 theme created through the larger organization,...

Guidance and Responsibility

Theme for the Month of May The Global Vision: Spiritual Guidance and Personal Responsibility Theme for the Week of May 2: My Mind Is a Center of Divine Activity “We believe that life is the logical and necessary outcome of the infinite self-knowingness of God.” –  Ernest Holmes Do...

Getting Everything We Want

Can we have everything we want? I’ve often said that we can have everything we want, but we just can’t have it all at the same time. That seemed logical until recently. Turns out I’ve wrong all along. Mike Dooley of tut.com says the correct answer is, “Absolutely not!”...

Yapping and Whining

Do you notice the way other people in your life act or react? I’m not saying “judge,” I’m saying “notice.” In the past I didn’t used to notice much of anything. But, I sure did my share of judging. I had a couple of things happen the last week...

Making Mother Smile

I used to frequent a very special beach on the Jersey Shore every year. It’s the only place like it in the area. While peaceful during the week, the weekends are full of crowds, many of who are not there for the beauty and uniqueness of this shoreline. A...

What Really Matters

There is so much going around me in my world. I suppose the blessing is that most of it is going around me and not going through me. It reminds me of how a common phrase in Christianity to “be in the world, but not of it” can have...

You Know, You Should…

  I did something at church last Sunday that I rarely do. I told the members at Unity that they should do something. I don’t like to be “should” on so, therefore, I do my very best not to “should” on others. Still, I told them they should be...