Perpetual Good – Episode 6: The Good of Community – Part 2

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5A3C0Rh0HzLXtRyORc4dEI Show up... Listen... Pay attention... Use what you have... Being a person who helps build community is not hard. It may take time, resources and presence, but there is not a complicated formula to help. It just takes being willing and  taking the step to get out and get involved. Nate Frazier, founder of …

Perpetual Good – Episode 5: The Good of Community

https://open.spotify.com/episode/1h0GsYT85lEGMnHNrtzBFX At no time in human history is the following phrase more apropos: No man is an island.John Donne, 17th century English poet It may take a special person to pull themselves up by their own bootstraps and make a name for themselves, but those people rarely make great superheroes. Real superheroes are always focused …

Perpetual Good – Episode 4: The Struggle for Good

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5SP2eV5yXC4t0SGzXrn8yJ It would seem to be an easy thing to talk about the good things that are happening, but many times, it is a struggle. Facing the complexities of a world in conflict, it is very easy to be dragged into negative thinking and fear, and think that it is worthless to pursue good. Good, …

Perpetual Good – Episode 3: Celebrating Good

https://open.spotify.com/episode/0oyxbnxjPnwylYLcHoJEIx In this episode, we look at a number of stories of people who apply their passions to the situations they are experiencing, and by doing so are able to do good for their family, friends and their community. If you are wanting to do something but are not sure what or how, start with …

December 31, 2020 – A Letter to Myself, a year from today

Happy New Year! I thought of doing another "slate clean", "year of promise" type post, but then I thought back to the last couple weeks... and what I just wrote about end of the year-personal inventory stuff... Argh... if I'm not careful, I see the definition of insanity rearing its ugly head (doing the same thing …

Digging Up Buried Treasure

Lately, I have been seeing a lot of people beginning the process of analyzing 2019 in preparation for the new year. Taking stock, doing personal inventories, even exiting social media to give them more focus for considering what this last year has produced. I'm not the best at personal inventories, partly because I have to …