Monthly Archives: December 2008

What If . . . ?

what-if-front-showcase-403-x-4031As the New Year approaches, it’s a wonderful time to reflect on what’s gone well in the past, and what changes we’d like to see in the future. “What if . . . ” questions are great tools to envision better lives and a better world. Here are a few of mine:

What if there was a vision of hope so compelling that all of us couldn’t help but see and share it?

What if we were all striving to uncover our highest selves and share them with the world?

What if our burning quest was to discover authentic love and radiate it into the world?

What if we didn’t trust our heads anymore but listened instead to the silent wisdom of our hearts?

What if we could all suspend judgment just for a minute? What if it happened at the same minute?

What if we all twittered what if questions for a day?

What if you added a what if question to the comments right now?

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Let Love Rule

Cosmic Love Transmitter

Cosmic Love Transmitter

Today at the Church of Conscious Harmony, Tim Cook returned to one of his favorite themes. He refers to it as “dogball theology” — and to illustrate the concept, he uses one of these:

We Are All One

We Are All One

The idea is that the ball represents God, who is One, and that each of the little spikes on the ball represents one individual. The little cap of color on the end of each spike represents an individual’s unique personality — though we may be different colors and located on different parts of the ball, we are still part of the unified whole.

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Cyberbullying PSA

One of my biggest challenges as a guidance counselor is hearing about how Facebook bullying hurts kids and causes a number of uproars at schools. I try to stay out of people’s business, but also to intervene when necessary with direct questions that strongly invite students to think of the moral and ethical implications of their actions. I think this video makes the point quickly and clearly, and thanks to Amy at MindOH! for sharing the video.

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It’s Not About the Milk

The Wrong Stuff!

The Wrong Stuff!

The other night on the way home from the office, I stopped to pick up some dog food and milk. While there I thought, “I’ll get some bacon and cinnamon rolls and surprise the girls with breakfast tomorrow.”

So the next morning, a week day, I got downstairs a few minutes earlier and started to whip up something more substantial than the fruit bar hastily snatched on the way out the door. I had the bacon going in the pan, the cinnamon rolls baking in the oven, and the cappuccino machine ready to roll – when my wife opens the refrigerator, sighs with great annoyance, and says in a world-weary tone, “Would you PLEASE not buy 2% milk anymore?”

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Unified Field

Me & My Girls in Myrtle Beach

Me & My Girls in Myrtle Beach

I’m looking to put all my scattered thoughts together in one place.

Branching out into all the various roles I take on . . . Seeker, Guide, Counselor, Teacher, Humorist, Writer, Lover of Life, Husband and Dad.

Curious to see how this is going to look.

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