judgement

A rush to judgment

It seems to me that today, the entire industry of providing news is predicated upon encouraging a rush to judgment.  Now, I get that there is so much competition to be the first to break a story, to be the first to get an interview that caution is often thrown to the wind when it …

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Feeling optimistic

I am optimistic about the future of our young women.  Yes, I know there are so many reasons to be concerned about them; but we don’t have to go into them here.  What has me optimistic is my interaction with twenty two fantastic young ladies last night. Judging from the past Having come of age …

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Greed

Greed is bad.  We have been taught to think that all our lives, but what is greed to me may not be greed to you.  Greed is a judgement call at best.  It is what you believe. For some people greed is having more money than they do.  Many people consider it greedy if another …

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Archetypes

One can learn much from looking at the popular culture of a country, or generation.  Take, for instance, the popularity of zombies among a certain demographic of the United States.  How many movies, television shows and halloween costumes are zombie oriented?  What this reflects about this demographic (and I say this without judgement) is a …

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It’s All so Amazing!

 As Terrie Symons and I travel in India we are very conscious of the truth that travel broadens ones mind.  As westerners we have an idea of what is right, what is wrong, what is good, what is happiness, what is poverty, but here on the road we are challenged to open our minds to …

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Things I was taught

Here are some of the things I have been taught: Do not lie.  Love one another.  Do Unto others as you would have them do unto you.  Share and Share alike.  Judge not least you be judged. All these are wonderful things to be taught aren’t they?  In practice, in everyday life what actually ends up …

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What do you practice?

Practice makes perfect.  We have heard that line countless times, and we have heard it so often because it is totally true.  My question for you today is just what are you practicing?  Are you practicing love for those around you, or are you practicing judgement about others worthiness?  Are you practicing patience and acceptance …

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That’s Not YOUR Issue

We project.  We project our feelings.  We project our feelings on others, and hold them responsible for what and how we feel.  This is the basis of judgement towards other people.  If we are afraid that we do not drive as well as we think we do, we are very intolerant of other peoples driving …

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