Tag Archives: choice


“In God We Trust”, Really, or do we Have Trust Issues?

We know that people have trust issues, right? What is the real issue around trust? In America you will find that proffer emblazoned on our currency, since 1864. Strong Christian beliefs held by the country’s founders are credited with dictating that a connection be shown to the basis of their trust. Over these many years […]


Be Sober, the Lack of Alcohol Does Not Cause One to be Sober

I grew up in a home with an alcoholic parent. The uncertainty, the violence, the feeling of living in chaos was ever present. It is likely that many of you had similar experiences. There are more than 12 million alcoholics in the United States.  As a child one of the things I vowed to do […]


Yes or No; It’s Your Choice

Though these words are small when we look at the space that they occupy on paper, they speak volumes in our collective lives; yes or no. The course of action we take is related to one of these words leading to a complex series of solutions to queries that may appear to be simple. Yes […]


The Answers

Where are all of the answers? Are they in a search engine? Perhaps Google. Are they in a library? In a book? Are they in a think tank somewhere? Would the list of the 10 highest IQs in history reveal the one with all of the answers? What about the list of the top 500 […]


Sitting on the Bench

An action as simple as sitting on a bench makes a tremendous difference depending on when and why the action takes place. In this fast-paced world of working hard, playing hard and getting ready for the next season of the same, we do not often stop to have important conversations. As a result things not […]


We Are Teaching Children

While many classroom teachers will experience a hiatus for the next several weeks from their typical environment their students remain in the classroom of life. No matter what your vocation you are a teacher too. Your daily actions, as they unfold before the eyes of a child provide lessons for them to learn. You are […]


The Illusion of Knowledge

There is a great deal of pressure on everyone to be ”in the know”. Knowledge is potentially a search away on any of the multitude of devices available to us today. The short term benefits of having some knowledge may prevent the long term gains of acting wisely. The illusion of knowledge can cause us […]