Independence, automony versus politically correct speech

Liberty assures us the right to pursue  happiness, not necessarily to get it.  As Jefferson notes, in order to pursue happiness  life and personal safety must be assured. The point? Hurt feelings do not endanger life, but recently politically correct speech has become an excuse for destroying property, looting, physical attack, and murder. The solution? …

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Small Pleasures Heal – Five Plus Tips

When trauma, what I think of as a Life Blow, finds you unable to move forward, breathe and wait. In time,  you will be able to crawl forward and to make your way out of the swamp of despair.  Remember as soon as you can start moving to embrace life’s small pleasures; each one fuels …

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The Storm Clouds of Prejudice

Storms, come and go, but some clouds hover over all humankind and rain lightning down on all. Prejudice is such a cloud. Prejudice is  the twisted belief that one person represents all people of that belief, color, status, or nationality. It usually starts in a personal hurt or slight; then gets encrusted with anger and …

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Tourists Seek Beauty; Five Tips to Find It Wherever You Are

Wherever your faith, whatever  name you give the greater glory beyond, you can find wonder and beauty, here now.  Finding it is only a matter of awareness and focus. Here are tips to achieve both. Tip one: Learn to meditate. Meditation seeks total awareness of now which means being with fully with beauty when and …

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