• Philosophy & Spirituality

    We Can Choose To Be More

    As material human beings we were born to be selfish. It’s in our DNA to protect ourselves. Even in this 21st century we will take a larger piece of pie, or a little more meat on our plate. It’s a natural tendency that we as dual-origin beings will resort to, and it has hardly diminished over time. At the lowest level of our “humanity” we are trying to protect ourselves so that we survive and pass on our genes to our progeny. More of us, means the human race has a greater chance of survival. This circle of selfishness includes our immediate family. They are a greater “self” that further…

  • Philosophy & Spirituality

    God’s Children

    Pastor Don never missed a beat. Today’s sermon had everyone nodding in agreement, and some even cried. He had a knack for picking people out of the congregation that were touched personally by his sermons.  Don would motion for one or two of them to stand, and ask them what they got from the sermon. It was always very powerful. This morning he chose someone I did not recognize. Pastor Don had to eventually ask out loud for the person to stand and respond, as the individual he pointed to was not familiar with the protocol. The man stood, looked around the congregation, then spoke. “Your Pastor’s sermon today was…

  • Business,  Philosophy & Spirituality

    Philosophy vs Business

    As a business owner and full time philosopher, I am sometimes at odds over what to write in my business web blog. Should I shamelessly promote my business to the millions of adoring fans, or should I attempt to be philosophically uplifting to the 2 or 3 people who might be interested in something like that? It’s a struggle that I am faced with each time I sit to write. My philosophy of life is something that sustains me emotionally. It is an underlying thread throughout my life that keeps me on a path of personal growth. It anchors me to deeper meanings, and affords me a more intimate relationship…