Speaking Out

“You must always be willing to truly consider evidence that contradicts your beliefs, and admit the possibility that you may be wrong. Intelligence isn’t knowing everything. It’s the ability to challenge everything you know.” ~ Meme shared on Facebook by Deb Sprague. Propaganda: “information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm aContinue reading “Speaking Out”

If We Really Want to Change the World …

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” ~ Albert Einstein. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Here we go again! Another controversy. Only it’s not about some dirtyContinue reading “If We Really Want to Change the World …”

Evolution

“The requirements for our evolution have changed. Survival is no longer sufficient. Our evolution now requires us to develop spiritually – to become emotionally aware and make responsible choices. It requires us to align ourselves with the values of the soul – harmony, cooperation, sharing, and reverence for life.” ~ Gary Zukav “Only choices madeContinue reading “Evolution”

Empathy and Mean Memes

“When you show deep empathy toward others, their defensive energy goes down, and positive energy replaces it. That’s when you can get more creative in solving problems.” ~ Stephen Covey “The struggle of my life created empathy – I could relate to pain, being abandoned, having people not love me.” ~ Oprah Winfrey “I alwaysContinue reading “Empathy and Mean Memes”

On Strength and Weakness

“Opinion is really the lowest form of human knowledge. It requires no accountability, no understanding. The highest form of knowledge is empathy, for it requires us to suspend our egos and live in another’s world. It requires profound purpose larger than the self kind of understanding.” ~ Bill Bullard “We think that forgiveness is weakness,Continue reading “On Strength and Weakness”