Archive for December, 2012

How Do You Gauge Your Happiness?

One of the funniest things I’ve noticed in our society is the disconnect between happiness and material wealth. The common myth states that by making more money, one can become happier. By making more money, one won’t worry about physical health. By making more money, one will be able to buy the things he wants. […]

America: The Country of Escape Artists

Communities across America are experiencing injustice and turmoil, and all we want to do is “get out” We have a serious problem here in America. We can’t face up to our own problems. While this statement could reflect our personal lives, political shortcomings, or any number of issues, today I’m referring to the loss of […]

Everybody’s Got an Idea. Ideas Suck. Action Doesn’t.

I can’t tell you how many times somebody I went to college with has come to me with their first “great” idea. They’re excited. They have a sudden burst of pure joy as they express their vision, and they look at me with an unquenchable thirst for something new. They see all the fame, glory, […]