You have true freedom when you can act without being acted upon by negative consequences. That’s a pretty good definition of freedom. In those circumstances, you can do anything you like and find satisfaction in the accomplishment. This is not rocket science, but it does seem to escape most of us. The fact that it’s that simple does give you…Continue reading True Freedom
I want to talk about truth and the tricks we play on ourselves and how they keep us in a sort or blissful but dangerous ignorance. I want to build your faith in the idea that honest searches for truth are not so scary after all. I hope this post will help you take courage and watch yourself a little…Continue reading Why Truth Escapes Us, Part 2
Every moment of every day every living creature searches for truth. It is the single, most frequent activity of all life. In a real sense, even plants and worms seek out the truth they need. They can do it without a brain because it is the natural thing – to seek out what is needed. For us humans, this constant…Continue reading Why Truth Escapes Us, Part 1
The Place of Father in the Order of Creation I like to fasten on a topic and shake it until it reveals everything in it. So this little trip today is about the creation of father’s day if you keep pushing back to it’s first origin – the creation of man. Well now, there is one more thing about fathers before that.…Continue reading The Creation and Fathers’ Day
As Terry Rankin says, “… it is actually quite impossible to make any decision without logic. More to the point, it is exceedingly difficult if not impossible to even have an “everyday life” without constantly making decisions, from the trivial and mundane to the urgent, critical, and cataclysmic — and everywhere in between.” [Emphasis his] I would just add that those decisions are either…Continue reading Logical Thinking for Better Understanding
The great test of life is to see if we have the courage to search for truth. The great task of life is to put ourselves in harmony with it. The great reward of life is the happiness that follows. Jackson Pemberton, April 14, 2017 Exploring Happiness It seems that a majority of the human race is not very happy.…Continue reading Two Steps to Happiness
The answer to that “why” is not entirely clear to me at this point. However, in 1975, I was learning about the US Constitution and was deeply impressed with the wisdom, training and fortitude of the founders of our nation. In that state of mind, I found myself praying one night, that I would like to help my country stay…Continue reading Why Am I Doing This Blog?