Win or Lose? Momentum and The NOW

One of the major obstacles in this pandemic is the loss of momentum. Individuals, students, faculties, companies, small businesses, governments…they all depend on a degree of forward momentum in order to keep up and to maintain viability. At least that’s what we...

Facing My Biggest Fear

What is your biggest fear, the one you’ve struggled to overcome for years, the one that continues to stymie your best efforts at conquering?  Some people fear the concrete: animals or insects, flying or closed spaces.  My biggest fear is less tangible.   I fear living...

Who are My Friends?

Facebook has put the word “friend” into the mouths and minds of millions.  We now can gather hundreds of people into our cyber-friend category.  But…who are the people you can count on as real friends?  Most of us intuitively know what real friendship is all about. ...

Thanks, but No Thanks!

I really don’t have much I wish to be thankful for.  I am not thankful that a huge number of my brothers and sisters continue to suffer from the recession.  I am not thankful that my neighbors’ homes are under water, sometime literally!  I am not thankful that I can’t...

Shared Living and Entitlement

A way in which many men can take the lead in their families has to do with intergeneration or shared living.  It has become necessary for many extended families to pool resources and cohabitate.  This means shared meals, shared responsibilities and many shared...