Looking for Gurus: A Self-Defining Endeavor

When we think of people who’ve achieved what we might call “guru status”, we come up with names like Mother Theresa, The Dalai Lama, Martin Luther King, or Mahatma Gandhi.  But then, there are some who’ve played a much more intimate and personal role in an individual’s life and although they aren’t Jesus-level status, they … Continue reading Looking for Gurus: A Self-Defining Endeavor

The Design of Friendship is to Multiply Joy

This is my second attempt at this article. I took the first one down, because I realized the approach was all wrong.  How we express something is just as important as what we’re expressing.  Thank you for the opportunity and thanks for reading.  With that in mind …       In his book, Survival of the … Continue reading The Design of Friendship is to Multiply Joy

Finding Acceptance of Our True Inner Self

I’m so glad I did this.  I highly recommend it.  Kind of an inner-spirit research project.  Ask your friends, co-workers, peers, teachers, instructors, and acquaintances how they see your inner spirit.  You might be surprised by the answers.  It may even anger you; “I’m not like that!”  It happened to me.  But, the digestion and … Continue reading Finding Acceptance of Our True Inner Self

Don’t Lose Your Way: A True and Tragic Story

Back in the 1800’s, a photograph required hiring a professional with cumbersome equipment.  But, George Eastman just wanted to take pictures.  That’s him in the photo.  So in 1888, he invented flexible roll film and a camera that came preloaded with that film.  He named his company, Kodak.  Why Kodak?  Apparently George liked the letter … Continue reading Don’t Lose Your Way: A True and Tragic Story