values, vote, politics

Vote your Values

Vote your Values We face very important choices for our future, today and every day, not just on election days. I have been rallying for Jill Stein based on my desire for a government that better serves the people, valuing people and planet over profits. At times, I feel fiery and angry over many things…

mother of orphans, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 267

This week Awesome Stories brings you staying grounded, sufficiency, land art, mother of orphans and shoes for kids. Staying Grounded in a Camper Daniel Norris is an unusual young man. Despite early success in baseball, he chooses to live simply in a┬ávan for much of the year. After winning a $2 million dollar contract with…

priorities, values,

Lessons from a Pickle Jar

Here are some great lessons from a pickle jar! Some of you may be familiar with this video or its message. Basically, the video reminds us to start with the important things first. It shows us in a simple and visual way how to prioritize our lives. Brian Tracy calls this “Eat the Frog!” In…

Brad and Eva

The Meaning of Happiness

The most recent studies on happiness suggest that directly pursuing happiness may be a mistake. More and more we are encouraged to be happy. Happiness is a hot topic in books, careers and the news, yet as a nation we aren’t happier. It is a characteristic of the American culture that, again and again, one…