Monthly Archives: March 2012

Did he waste his life?

I read the words in the newspaper, disbelieving. He was gone, leaving a wife and a couple of sons at home. He left undone too many things that should have been. They said it was his heart. But I wonder … Continue reading


My humble search for a little praise

We all love to hear words of praise. I don’t care how humble you are, there is still a welling of pride that comes when others recognize the works of your hands.We like praise. We love praise. We crave praise. … Continue reading

Posted in humility, humility in the workplace, praise, praise of men, Pride, recognition | 20 Comments

From a noble lie to a magnificent life

As soon as the words came out of my mouth, I knew they were wrong. Something inside of me wanted to tell the truth, but like a split-second decision that changes your destiny, the river flowed out of the wrong … Continue reading

Posted in Consumer Price Index, Noble lie, Plato | 18 Comments

Beauty has a number

 (Photo credit: itspaulkelly) What makes something beautiful? The human eye is drawn to objects perfectly proportioned. Think of the spiral of a sea shell or the Egyptian pyramids. Certain faces on people seem to have the perfect dimensions. Some designs seem so … Continue reading

Posted in Fibonacci, Fibonacci number, Golden Ratio, Parthenon, Taj Mahal | 46 Comments

Building Fences Around Our Castles

 When you take a snapshot of our personal and collective wealth compared to just 30 years ago, it is staggering. While pockets of poverty exist, even our poor live much better than the majority of the world. Our “middle … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 20 Comments

How to Make Your Work Count

“Nobody likes being around people who hate their jobs. We all need to love what we do, or go work somewhere else. It’s really that simple.” That’s the honest appraisal by writer and blogger Jeff Goins. He recently had an experience … Continue reading

Posted in Authentic Living; purpose, jeff goins, meaning | 12 Comments

A world without locks

If you want to peer into my life, just take a look at my key ring. I have a key to my front door, the back door and the door off the bedroom. I have a key to my car, … Continue reading

Posted in insecurity, Laity Lodge, locks, safety | 32 Comments