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Once autumn approaches I know that every morning the last piece of clothing I will put on Cindy is a green fleece jacket. Just mentioning the jacket brings the same kind of smile as mentioning chocolate, as if the jacket … Continue reading
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During our 5,000 mile, year long walk across the country along the American Discovery Trail we were invited to stay in the home of a Cooperative Extension professor working for Kansas State University. Her main focus was the bridging of … Continue reading
This is a great story I came across today. A couple who met in a homeless shelter were able to pick their lives back up. The reception for their wedding was bringing food to homeless people. Read up!
Over the past few months I’ve posted virtues associated with humanity, community and kindness. There’s one more set of virtues to share, those associated with journeying. Here’s a recap of all the virtues. Recall that these virtues are things that … Continue reading
Self-sufficiency, oneness, networks, expectations and kindness are all virtues in their own. They all are right, how we were meant to behave starting out as an altruistic species. They all are good, providing an immediate benefit to an individual’s quality … Continue reading
Before I left to hike across the country I drafted a book, yet to be published, called The Five Forgotten Truths. With a little moderation those five truths are the five humanity virtues I just covered. A coworker pointed out … Continue reading
I covered Health and Happiness as a virtue in an earlier post. I mentioned that some of the things that contributed to Happiness were proper diet, sufficient exercise, low stress and a social network. Early nomadic societies, and some modern … Continue reading
Community and communal can mean many things. Communal in the natural sense of how most early nomadic society behaved can be viewed as similar to fraternal. People were heavily dependent on each other to survive and displayed the responsibility to … Continue reading
Egalitarian may be the hardest natural virtue for people to accept. Civilization is rife with hierarchies in government, religion and business. Two people meet and sometimes they establish a social hierarchy between them. Yet often two people meet and no … Continue reading