Month: November 2015

Thankfulness Everyday

Thankfulness Everyday

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on what we have to be grateful for in our lives. If you are reading this blog chances are that you live a relatively comfortable life as you have access to the internet, a computer, and are literate. But are you thankful aside from this one day out of …

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How Can Peace Flourish Where War Prevails?

How Can Peace Flourish Where War Prevails?

What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans, and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty and democracy? There is no way to peace. Peace is the way. ~Mahatma Gandhi Are we as a nation any better than the terrorists we …

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On Seeking Understanding

On Seeking Understanding

The world is imperfect. Nothing is guaranteed in life. We can get as angry as we want when life doesn’t go our way, but we cannot control the circumstances that life gives us. We can only control what we think, how we act, and how we react to what life gives us. We cannot pass …

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Community Happens Where you Live

Community Happens Where you Live

What does community mean to you? Is it an abstract concept that occurs through the efforts of other people? Is it a product of government and laws passed far from where you live? How do we define community and how do we live as a community? I was thinking about these questions as I was …

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