All too often, we are easily discouraged by a few failures. Failed business ventures, failed relationships, failed tests…each of us are faced with these redirections in life, some more often than others. From an emotional level, it’s easy to get discouraged and see a ‘failure’ as the end of the road – but like in […]Read More Never give up – Famous failures who turned into successes.
I would be lying if I said there wasn’t some satisfaction in seeing all of these religious fanatics utterly devastated about the DOMA ruling today. Comments like “The DOMA ruling has now made the normalization of polygamy, pedophilia, incest and bestiality inevitable. Matter of time.” from American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer and statements that the […]Read More The DOMA Ruling – A victory for progress.
Think of this for a second…picture your bank account being credited with $86,400 every single morning. But, at the end of each day, it resets back to zero and you get another $86,400 to start the next morning all over again. What would you do? Would you only use half of it and let the […]Read More Something To Think About – The Value Of Time.
Earlier this morning, I came across this video on my Facebook newsfeed, and I’m glad I watched it. This video is an amazing display of human kindness towards the animal world. You will see a stray dog named Rosie being rescued, along with her 5 newborn puppies who, were it not for this man, very […]Read More Kindness is Magic (Heartwarming video)
How amazing is this? This is the first time ever that 3 year old Grayson Clamp heard his father’s voice – or anything for that matter. And what great first words for a child to hear, “Daddy loves you.” You can see his father using sign language to communicate as well as speech, it’s unknown […]Read More Watch 3-year-old Grayson Clamp hear for the first time (Video)
If you are unfamiliar with the late astronomer, astrophysicist, cosmologist, and author Carl Sagan, there are some incredibly profound thoughts about the world and life that you are missing out on reading or hearing. I have included one of my personal favorites, the pale blue dot. Carl eloquently illustrates our place in the universe in […]Read More The Pale Blue Dot, a moving account of our place in the universe.
It’s a well-written post–a typical example of “conversion” from religion, but nonetheless one I’m happy to have read about. – Richard Dawkins, Evolutionary Biologist. http://www.RichardDawkins.net Hi, my name is James, and I’m a Secular Humanist. I’m also a regular person, just like you. (Cue: Hi, James!) Humanism is a progressive philosophy of life that, without […]Read More My path to Secular Humanism.
Charlie Chaplin’s inspirational final speech in “The Great Dictator” One of the most inspirational speeches in recorded history was given by the famous Charlie Chaplin in the movie “The Great Dictator.” This is the only time I’ve ever heard him speak, and what a memorable experience it is… Certainly a piece of media worth sharing, […]Read More (Amazing) A Message For All of Humanity – Charlie Chaplin
The Wolf of Wall Street has DiCaprio back in action (again) teamed up with Scorsese and an all-star cast. As great as the original Wall Street was with Douglas & Sheen, the newer, more stylish sequel “Money Never Sleeps” was a bit of a disappointment. The Wolf of Wall Street looks to be what many […]Read More The Wolf of Wall Street Official Trailer (Must see!)
A quick blog post to get your day started off right… Have you ever heard a news report about someone driving along a desolate, deserted road but somehow ending up crashing into the only tree or telephone pole in sight? HOW do they manage that? it’s because just like in life, you move toward what […]Read More Your focus will steer you.