Four Little Things (A Movement of One)

Thinking a bit. I wonder if four little things we all can do might help the state of our world: 1) Let’s clean up our language. There is just no need for it. Leave yourself something to say when you get really mad. Bad language disrespects everyone. 2) Let’s tap into manners. Please and thankContinue reading “Four Little Things (A Movement of One)”

A Walk Down Duval Street… (Are WE the new counterculture?)

Melissa and I were recently in Key West. I officiated a wedding for our best friend’s oldest son on the beach at Ft. Zachary Taylor. Well the beach-ish anyway. If you have been to Key West you know what I mean. No one goes to Key West for the beaches. Those who do, only visitContinue reading “A Walk Down Duval Street… (Are WE the new counterculture?)”

Is Civility a Place We Can Get to from Here?

I don’t think it is a problem that people disagree on things.  In fact, I think that is a good thing.  If everyone in my life agreed with me on everything, I would live unchallenged.  And as good as that initially sounds, it is antithetical to growth as a human being.  I am not alwaysContinue reading “Is Civility a Place We Can Get to from Here?”

Seven Lights to Live By (we don’t need more heat)

Let’s face it, there is a lot of heat these days.  Surrounding everything.  Times are divisive. The world is frenzied.  Everyone feels the need to give their opinion.  On everything. And without a sense of civility.  And many opinions contain much more heat than light.   Here are Seven Lights to Live By: 1) RealizeContinue reading “Seven Lights to Live By (we don’t need more heat)”

Recovering Civility (not tomorrow but today)

I don’t think it is a problem that people in America disagree on things. In fact, I think that is a good thing. If everyone in my life agreed with me on everything, I would live unchallenged. And as good as that initially sounds, it is antithetical to my growth as a human being. TheContinue reading “Recovering Civility (not tomorrow but today)”

Musings on Civility in America

I don’t think it is a problem that people in America disagree on things.  In fact, I think that is a good thing.  If everyone in my life agreed with me on everything, I would live unchallenged.  And as good as that initially sounds, it is antithetical to growth as a human being.  I amContinue reading “Musings on Civility in America”