Category Archives: Making a difference

Just Feed One

Play it forward is an expression for describing the beneficiary of a good deed repaying it to others instead of to the original benefactor. The concept “pay it forward” is old, but the phrase is believed to have been coined … Continue reading

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Love Is Always the Answer

Today… an older gentleman walked in. Carla asks if he has any questions, to which he responds: “I have all the answers.” So I ask him what the meaning of life is. He says, “Love.” He continues: “All faiths have … Continue reading

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The “Just War Theory”

On a semi-regular basis I attend a local Unitarian church and always benefit from each visit. This morning the minister talked about a concept I had not heard of called “Jus Ad Bellum” which in Latin translates to “The Law … Continue reading

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Paid In Full

One day, a poor boy who was selling goods from door to door to pay his way through school, found he had only one thin dime left, and he was hungry. He decided he would ask for a meal at … Continue reading

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Six Little Things

Having focus and good intentions has proven to have significant effect on the quality of my life. When I walk into a day with specific things to try to do better, even managing to improve just a little gives a … Continue reading

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Carry on, Santa, it’s Christmas Day, all secure…

Readily I admit I fought through watery eyes to get this retyped here. Though I did not serve in the military, I have known many good men and women who did. While the poem was written specifically by a Marine … Continue reading

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Two Ordinary People

TED is a favorite free website where I find content that moves me, causes me to think and marvel at the accomplishments some of the speakers. TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to “ideas worth spreading”. It started out in … Continue reading

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