There are a few things on my mind that I thought I would talk about today, its been sometime between my posting, but I though I would give it a shot today. Why the break? I really don’t know, I always have something to say about what's going on in our world. Heck, Obama gives … Continue reading Share the Wealth
Cover via Amazon “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” ― Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! I have a few favorite topics, the Ego is one of them, I love to talk about the Ego as the … Continue reading Reading, the Giver of Life
Image via Wikipedia January 24, 2012 State of Michigan Government Lansing Michigan Honorable Representatives: I write this open letter for several reasons, but mostly because of my deep love and pride in my state. I am a Michigander from birth, and God willing I will die in my home state. But this letter is not … Continue reading Open Letter to the State of Michigan Government
Cover of Boys Town "What’s “just” has been debated for centuries, but let me offer you my definition of social justice: I keep what I earn and you keep what you earn. Do you disagree? Well then, tell me how much of what I earn “belongs” to you -- and why?" -- Walter Williams Williams … Continue reading Could Boys Town work today? And other thoughts on Charity and Social Justice.
Image via Wikipedia Harvard University did a study on the effects of children attending a 4th of July celebrations. Yep, you read it right, the effects of the 4th of July celebrations on children. The results, simply put, children who attend some sort for 4th of July celebration will more than likely turn out to … Continue reading The dangers of the 4th of July on your children
Image via Wikipedia With the midterm elections almost here, my mind is totally set to politics…. I can’t help it, I love politics. So I am sure the next month of so of blogs will be political in tone, so for the non-political readers, I am sorry… But maybe with this being the most important … Continue reading Small, lean & quiet
Just a few random thoughts and views expressed here… The heat wave of 2010 is here, and in Michigan we have been feeling it, with the temps in the upper 90’s but feeling like the 100’s. It’s been a hot few days, but it looks like it is over, for now. The stupidity of some … Continue reading Thoughts and Views
Last night I was reading an article in Townhall magazine about fairness. The basic point was this, liberals love to say things are unfair. It’s a battle cry for any issue that does not agree with their twisted out look on life. I found the article interesting for a few reasons, 1) I agree with … Continue reading It ain’t fair! … So What!
I just finished “Gross National Happiness” a book by Arthur C Brooks who also wrote “Who Really Cares” (also a great book to read). But back to the new book, Gross Domestic Happiness, this book looks at the national happiness of our country, what makes us happy and what doesn’t. It is a fascinating look at … Continue reading Reading list…
On a personal note, I have not blogged the last few days because I was home sick, nothing serious, just the common cold, but I slept all day Monday and has appointments Tuesday. The freedom of letting go, the past few months I have been struggling with my ministry, as many of you may … Continue reading Blaze a new Trail