Category Archives: inspiration

Reblog: Freedom vs. Liberty: Understanding the Difference & What it Means to Be Truly Free

Interesting article on the subject (don’t get thrown off by the name of the Website).  Instead of being interchangeable, the two terms (Freedom and Liberty) are quite different from their origins and applications. The discussions (in the podcast) with Sam … Continue reading

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Life Under Pandemic

  Nobody asked for the Covid-19. It sorta just happened, at least that is what we know so far. The changes brought on by the pandemic caught people by surprise.  In other words, no crystal ball nor big data predicted … Continue reading

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Our Inner Child

  A purpose driven life sounds productive, but it can actually be the opposite. The assumption is that life must have a purpose.  Which misguides people into assorted of learned behaviors that veered far from our basic nature, our inner … Continue reading

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Aurora Borealis In Alaska

Also known as the Northern Lights, aurora borealis is on many people’s bucket list. Mine included. Recently, I went to Fairbanks, Alaska and played aurora chaser. First,  what is Aurora Borealis? According to the National Weather Service, they “are the … Continue reading

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Apathy Is Sad

  When the road we face is uphill or when the battle gets fierce, it’s easy to contemplate giving up.  There is a convenient excuse – oh well, we have tried it, but it is of no use. So might … Continue reading

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No Government Shutdown, For Now

  Waking up this morning, I was happy to learn that the US government is still operating. Today the start of a new fiscal year, the federal government without funding would have shut down services. Which means no social security … Continue reading

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A Badge Of Competency

  I watched a briefing by the White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki today. And if you haven’t seen one, I highly recommend to check it out.  Sec. Psaki was impressive in her role as the spokesperson for the President … Continue reading

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Do I Volunteer?

  That is the subject of an email from an organization I volunteer sometimes.  The point behind the email is that volunteering should be a positive experience and not viewed as a sacrifice or obligation. A view I support but … Continue reading

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A Courageous Act

  When Simone Biles withdrew from her individual all-around gymnastics competition at Tokyo Olympics yesterday, it shocked the world. She is the reigning champion and an Olympic Gold Medalist. A superstar and the “face of the Games.” But her decision … Continue reading

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The Olympics Is On

  Today is the opening ceremony for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, delayed a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Kudos to not only the host country Japan but also to all the athletes who have endured the pandemic on top … Continue reading

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