She breathed in, she breathed out Life it was, there was no doubt She awoke each morning, fell asleep each night Praying for inspiration through natural delight And, one day she found it on the head of a black snake A yellow butterfly had landed and what beauty it did make The gentlest of creatures… Continue reading The Snake and The Butterfly
I recently had the unfortunate experience of clicking on Samuel L. Jackson’s ‘Wake the F**k Up’ takeoff of his popular skit “Go the F**k to Sleep”. In his latest rant, Jackson tells people to stop being politically lethargic and go out and vote for Obama. Honestly, I didn’t watch the whole thing because regurgitating my… Continue reading Why ‘Wake the F**K Up!’ And Voting for Obama are Incompatible.
First, let us examine what it means to be able to see the ‘big picture’ and why it is important in a Leadership role. Ask any owner of a company or leader of an organization and they will tell you that the success of the industry will depend on how effective Leaders are at looking at… Continue reading Mitt Romney’s Big Picture and Obama’s Little One
Calmness comes from trusting and believing in yourself and can only be realized by the individual. It will never come from an outside source. Not government or a Central Planning Committee, a community organizer or a collective group of individuals sitting around a communal table discussing how best to redistribute suffering. Krishnamurti once wrote, “What you are,… Continue reading Peace Inside My Window, Peace Outside My Window
I Binged, Googled, and Yahoo’d until my eyes hurt and yet, I could not find one example of Mother Nature taking from one animal what belonged to them and giving it to another animal to which it did not belong. I have concluded Nature never does things that way. I am now convinced more than ever that President Obama and the… Continue reading What Mother Nature Can Teach Us About Wealth Redistribution
It is said that “Calmness is the way we show that we are trusting in God.” At the moment however, I am feeling a bit nauseated over President Obama’s latest attack on individual accomplishment in his speech in Roanoke, VA stating, ”If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.”… Continue reading The Thoughtless, The Ignorant, and The Indolent
Based on the Merriam Dictionary, hate is defined as an intense hostility and aversion usually deriving from fear, anger, or sense of injury. So, where does it come from and who is ultimately responsible? Let us begin with the root cause of all strife. SELF. It is our Ego that demands attention. All hate comes from within… Continue reading Where Hate Comes From