Character and integrity leaves such giant footprints that it swallows the shallow meaningless attacks of those looking for a little hill to make a mountain out of it.
We all have yielded to the temptation of trying to force someone into compliance to what we think or expect. The harvest of this fateful decision always ends up in feelings of frustration and exasperation. But we have to come to the conclusion that no matter how much you want to, you can’t force everything. You can’t … Continue reading Proper Motivation
In our microwave world that wants instant results, we must know its OK, perhaps even preferable to grow slowly. Let me encourage you today that if you feel you are moving at a snails pace, at least you eventually do laps around the person refusing to move off the couch. I know the temptation to … Continue reading Beginning from the Ground Up
When choosing a president or any person in leadership capacity, watch how they act under pressure. How a person acts in the fire is who they really are. Good leadership has a quality that is indispensable. It must be able to handle criticism without immature responses and knee-jerk emotional outbursts. Leadership carries an expectancy – … Continue reading Handling the Inevitable in Leadership
Are there any answers to the violence that is becoming prevalent today regardless if it is being perpetrated on people by a rogue government or violent protests? What about mass killings by lone operatives or genocide carried out by a regime? What leads to such unthinkable tragedies? Are their cultural environments conducive to bad behavior? … Continue reading Education and Morals
Is it irony or hypocrisy? On Inauguration Day, the protestors are claiming President Trump is a threat to our lives comparable to the Nazis. Yet, they burned, destroyed, and vandalized businesses and put people in harms way in Washington DC. The protestors claim that President Trump is filled with hate and yet they burn down … Continue reading A Little Advice from an Unknown Place
Why does a rocket behave the way it does and why is it different from a parachute that behaves the way it does? One is designed to slice through the atmosphere at a high rate of speed while the other is designed to create drag and slow an object in motion. Since they are designed … Continue reading Design and Structure
A culture is literally an environment. An environment is a place where certain things thrive and other things die. Ideas, innovation, and increase or decrease in human ingenuity is governed by the parameters of culture. Freedoms are determined by the environment one lives in. Let’s imagine the two environments of water and land. In water … Continue reading Culture is an Environment