As I sat today during the funeral of a friend’s mother I pondered this question. Is it simply achieving great age? Is it leaving behind many who loved you? What about the joy and love and laughter you shared? What about the things you built – from great to small? What does the work you did count in this assessment? What about contributions to the … Continue reading What constitutes a well-lived life?
There is a difference between merely engaging in positive thinking and undertaking positive action. On its own thinking is merely an interior act, and only when connected to positive actions does it create new realities. Look at issues like slavery, women’s rights, democracy. Changes in each of these were fueled by anger channeled towards action that led to change. I like to call this productive … Continue reading Positive thinking versus positive action