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School Shootings and Trump News Got You Down? Listen to Bob Marley — Again

2018-05-21T08:36:27+00:00 May 21st, 2018|

“My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die.” --- Bob Marley Americans are now in a state of perpetual crisis.  Collectively and individually, we are stressed out to the point of just about losing our minds.  The nostalgic old-school Cold War has nothing on the perma-present “War on Terror.”  The Cuban [...]

You Must Create Your Own Dam Healthcare System!

2018-05-14T09:06:24+00:00 May 14th, 2018|

"Always Remember This Power that Nature Gave You” --- Marcus Aurelius (from the Stoic Philosopher’s book, “Meditations”) Newsflash! You are your own savior, your own doctor, your own guru.  You do not need an intermediary between you and the health and lifestyle you desire.  The cavalry, government, institutional systems, and gurus cannot do a dam [...]

Are You A “Warrior-Healer?”

2018-05-07T09:12:56+00:00 May 7th, 2018|

What Differentiates a Warrior from a “Warrior-Healer?” Warrior-Healer               For the most part in Western culture, warriors get a bad rap in the morality department. They may be interesting to watch on a T.V. program like, “Vikings,” but you would not really want to be one, or [...]

The Endless Succession of “Nows”

2018-05-07T09:19:25+00:00 April 30th, 2018|

“I have known many sorrows, most of which never happened.” --- Mark Twain Author in South Africa             A few days ago, I was in a beautiful park in London doing my daily Qigong and Tai Chi practice.  I had been at this same location at least 25 [...]

Honor Your DNA

2018-04-23T09:11:27+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|

How do we “honor our father,” or “honor our mother” when they were destructive parents?   Irish Graveyard People who have had even the slightest exposure to the Judeo-Christian worldview and broader Western culture, have heard the Biblical saying, “Honor thy father and mother,” (Exodus 20:12, and Ephesians 6: 1-2). There are so [...]

This Tax Season Audit Your Life

2018-04-16T06:41:35+00:00 April 16th, 2018|

The IRS may be auditing your finances.  Your real problems may be much deeper than that. Author Frank Blaney in thought roaming West Ireland. April 17th is Tax Day in the Dis-United States of America.  Everyone hates giving away money to the government, for various reasons. The political Right makes claims that it [...]

3 Easy Tools to Rise Above Your Stress

2018-04-09T09:03:19+00:00 April 9th, 2018|

Qigong on the beach Stress is the root cause for 80 % of the visits to the doctor’s office. This is how to avoid that visit. The key factor that affects most men’s health today is not smoking, alcoholism, diabetes, drug addiction, heart disease, etc.  It is stress.  Stress is the root cause [...]

Why I Will Live to be Over 100, And Most Men Will Not

2018-03-26T06:16:32+00:00 March 26th, 2018|

  So How Can a Man Live Over 100 Years of Age? I am going to live to be over a 100 years old. I made this decision a few years back. It was a very cold, calculated decision.  I cannot remember the exact moment I decided that. It was not a snap decision, nor [...]

Teach the Children—About Violence

2018-03-19T10:44:15+00:00 March 19th, 2018|

Our children and their children have a right to violence-free lives. Can we not help them there by stepping up as fathers? I unexpectedly became a father of four sons at a young age. Four new lives came into my young life, forcing me to make decisions that affect vulnerable lives besides my own. Frankly, [...]

The Lost Art of Mental Concentration

2018-03-04T10:51:24+00:00 March 4th, 2018|

Meditating for Concentration --- Collette Gee Model   In our Western quest for instantaneous knowledge and sensory stimuli, we have left a more precious treasure behind. Your “Smart” Phone is quickly becoming smarter than you.  As Artificial Intelligence saturates the headlines in the tech and business media, your intelligence may be waning.  For [...]