The Way We Were

Would the music group, The Beatles, be as popular as they were if they came out with their music today? Would Magic Johnson and Larry Bird be the great basketball players among today’s talents? Would people have the patience and perseverance to experience austerities like Buddha did? The way people were is not the same…

Taste Buds

We are fortunate that we can enjoy a variety of foods. There are many flavors and our of taste buds, a gift, makes it possible to enjoy life. If I had no taste buds, I would be a very slim person. Life is the same. To enjoy it, we need flavors. People think that by…

Independence Day

One of the few countries that do not celebrate Independence Day is Great Britain. They were ruled by no one and, instead, ruled a lot of countries. The Independence Days of many nations occur thanks to British rule. Basically, someone rules us. We get our independence from them and we celebrate it. Most children want…

The Story of Your Life

If a book or a movie was made of your life, would people read or watch it? You might say that Hitler and mob bosses have each had an interesting life. At the same time, “Gandhi” was a popular movie. So the really good or the really bad have interesting lives; the average person is…

A Perfect Day

What is a perfect day? The answer is different for everyone. Most people would say, “If everything goes according to your plan and the end result is perfect in your mind, then that makes it a perfect day.” This, however, does not happen often. So, only a very few days are perfect in our minds.…

Problem-free World

I am selling a new concept, a problem-free world. How many people will sign up for that? There will be no learning or growing. Based on this fact, will anyone sign up? A problem-free life exists only in a graveyard. There is no one to enjoy it. Problems are like air, they keep us alive.…

Authors

When Stephen King writes books, they are horror stories. Tom Clancy’s books have to do with the CIA. J. K. Rowling’s books have to do with magic. What you think of is what the authors write about. I love my spiritual Masters, sports, business, and movies, so these thoughts pertain to those topics. The subjects…

Reaction

I play with words and enjoy the reactions of others. I know which trigger points to push to make them react. I just enjoy the show. The ones who do not show reaction are not my customers. My fun is to enjoy the others as toys. I press one button to make them laugh, another…

Becoming Holy

A hollow bamboo stick is of no value. Once you make holes in the stick, it becomes a flute. Then the Lord can use it, and music comes from the flute. The flute is touching the lips of the Lord. Music can heal others, make them smile, and dance to the Lord’s tune. The flute…

Ocean Without Waves

Even though the ocean is sometimes calm, there are still waves. Trying to have perfect situations in our lives is like trying to remove the waves from the ocean. Trying to keep the mind calm presents the same situation. We are meant to ride the waves of life and not get bored by calm waters.…