Strive For Good

We try and we fail to: Stop making bad choices Stop being lazy Stop being dishonest Stop giving up when times are tough Stop being unfaithful Stop being pessimistic Stop being so selfish It could be that our approach is wrong. Rather than trying to stop all the bad things we’re doing, and then beating […]

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You Are What You Love

Monday was about asking the right questions. Today, we need to examine the things we love. What are the things you love in your life? Are they improving the quality of your life or are they keeping you from the things you want? Excessive clutter in our homes and workplaces can be a distraction and […]

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Stewards of Power

You might not believe you have any power, but we all have some. Some have the power to influence millions. Others may only have influence in their own homes. All have the power to control their own selves. Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power. –Seneca   If you cannot properly […]

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Practice Truth

Justice 12/18/2019 When I first started reading philosophy in High School, I didn’t really know what it was. I thought it was the ramblings of a bunch of old men content to sit around in their robes and tell others how to think. And even though I didn’t understand any of it, I was intrigued. […]

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Be Harder on Yourself

Justice 11/20/2019 I’ve been told by some that I am too hard on myself. Most likely that is true. I am hard on myself, because I know I am can be better today than I was yesterday. The best way I know how to do that is to mercilessly critique what I do or don’t […]

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Be Not Deceived

Justice 11/13/2019 A car is a miraculous machine consisting of thousands of intricate parts. If the car is to perform at an optimum level, those parts have to work together. To get it to go, you have to put in the fuel source it requires. Put something else in there and sooner or later, your […]

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In the Pleasure Zone

Justice 11/6/2019 Okay, so the title may have you thinking of something else. And though the epicureans had some really great insights, I tend to lean toward more of a stoic mindset. A goal I have in mind for my son is to help him pursue the things he loves. Whether it is in sports, […]

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Attitude Adjustment, Character Correction

Justice 10/23/2019 I was asked for help on a project, and I didn’t have a good attitude about it. I had something else I wanted to do and didn’t want to burn daylight assisting in another area. It is easy to correct my son when he gets a poor attitude. It is easy to call […]

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Meditate on the Good

Justice 5/1/2019 The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large. -Confucius There is so much truth in these words from Confucius. When my mind is right, so is everything else. It is easy with the news. You see that horrific clip and can’t get the […]

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Justice 2/27/2019

Truth is the cry of all, but the game of a few. -George Berkeley Spectator or Participant? Play the Game. ____________________ The Virtue of Justice What does it mean to live a just life? If right thoughts and right actions equal righteousness, can we be righteous? Our hope is that others treat us with justice. […]

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