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3 days ago

Busy in Worldly Pursuits

Mohammed Abdul Jawad · Image source: Pixabay · You can’t be humane if you are devoid of conscience and concern for others. · What to say how we live nowadays when most of the portions of our lives keep us busy in worldly pursuits. We care less about ourselves and worry more about the world and its happ ...

1 week ago

Covid Opinion

Jim Murray ·

3 weeks ago

Precepts for Bettering our Lives

Mohammed Abdul Jawad · Image source: Pixabay · Instead of finding out factual information, we, sometimes rely on rumors. · We are living in an era where nothingness becomes news, one’s stupidity is counted as a sensational story, baseless rumors are sketched as realities and vain gossips are valued mor ...

2 months ago

Some random thoughts to pass the day

Royce Shook · Don't all those goody-goodies who tell you that life is "how you take it" make you want to scream? · Me too, but let us have patience with them. · Life's not about how you take it, it's about the glory of living deliberately and crafting circumstances, magnetizing players and for ...

3 months ago

For those over 60

Royce Shook · My thanks to John for this article · This is for you. I really like what is said here and am going to try my best to follow it. Thank you to the person who wrote this. · Between 60 and death. It's time to use the money you saved up. Use it and enjoy it. Don't just keep it for tho ...

3 months ago

Post from Jim Murray

Jim Murray · See this woman? She an Afghani woman and right now there are many women just like her who are going to suffer unspeakably under the new fundamentalist power structure that is forming in the country. These women are strong and in a free country many of them would go on to have goo ...

5 months ago

Opportunity knocks

Royce Shook · Planning for retirement is not just about looking forward to freedom and building a new life, it is also about looking back over your most brilliant successes, stunning comebacks, amazing catches, and smoking' ideas. · We all have had these events in our lives, our careers, our r ...

5 months ago

Moments — My life is fine...

Graham🐝 Edwards ·   · “My life is fine… although I could use something interesting.” ·   ·   · I didn’t say this but heard it uttered as I was running stairs. Two people were walking up the stairs of the Wallace Street Bridge as I was resting at the bottom — it wasn’t my intension but I heard it j ...

6 months ago

Sustainable Living: What Does It Actually Mean?

Lina Chan · Sustainable living is quickly becoming a trendy lifestyle topic. · With ongoing calls for climate change, supply chain transparency for consumers and mass media, many people are discussing it …but what exactly is the meaning of sustainable living? · Simply put, it means that we p ...

6 months ago

Nostalgia: Life’s Reminders

Jennifer Smythe · I never really thought about when I was younger, and that the memories I have would creep up on me later in life. As a kid I couldn’t wait to grow up. I found being young much harder than becoming a young adult. When I got to my teens, I cared less about playing and being outside ...

6 months ago

Entrepreneurial Myths to Know and Ignore

Sol Trickey · Working hard often gets twisted up in the long hours, sacrificing time and climbing the corporate ladder. Many people think they have to do all of these things to make it in life. The truth is that you do have to work hard, but you don't have to put the rest of your life on the b ...

6 months ago

Know Thyself!

Sarah Cohen · The phrase, “Know thyself” is often attributed to Socrates and refers to his belief that the path to enlightenment is through introspection. Another famous quote from Socrates is, “An unexamined life is not worth living.” There is great power in self knowledge. · As a coach, I am ...

6 months ago

Doing Nothing

Royce Shook · We were golfing and my friend said I needed to learn to do nothing. I laughed and agreed with him. I find it hard to do nothing, but there are times when it is best to do nothing. · Here’s a checklist I use for when to do nothing: · Do nothing when you’re angry. Some people think ...

6 months ago

Moments — Dwell on the beauty...

Graham🐝 Edwards · “Dwell on the beauty of Life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.”If the Internet is to be believed this quote and insight is from Marcus Aurelius who was one of the better Roman Emperors that I’ve read about (he was the last of what is known as the Five Good Emp ...

7 months ago

Fear of the road not taken

Royce Shook · A friend of mine said that he had just attended his first online “Celebration of Life” a week after I had attended my first. COVID has taken many of our loved ones from us and we are learning new ways to celebrate them. I was thinking that when that someone special chose between ...

8 months ago

Thanks for your support

Royce Shook · Just a note to say I am thankful for all of you who read my thoughts and ideas. · I started writing when my grandson was born with the idea that one day when he was old enough he would read some of what I have written to get an idea of what his grandfather was like, what I consid ...

8 months ago

Our new normal

Royce Shook · COVID, the illness, and the restrictions put in place because of it caused many of us to rethink our values, our attitudes, and our life choices. A year ago, we were forced to change because of this Pandemic. We were told that we would be in it for the long haul, very few of us b ...

9 months ago

Moving to stay healthy

Royce Shook · Staying healthy as you age is not easy, we are subject to many chronic illnesses that may prevent us from being active. I have friends who still go to the gym every day when they can. My brothers who are all also seniors are still active. One of them runs and indicated he is goin ...

10 months ago

Priceless

Royce Shook · The light turned yellow, just in front of him. He did the right thing and stopped at the crosswalk, even though he could have beaten the red light by accelerating through the intersection. · The tailgating woman behind him was furious and honked her horn, screaming in frustration ...

10 months ago

Dead Penguins -

Royce Shook · I never knew this! · Did you ever wonder why there are no dead penguins on the ice in Antarctica? · Where do they go? · Wonder no more!!! · I have found out what happens when a penguin dies, and I am glad to let you know. · It is a known fact that the penguin is a very ritual ...

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