“1945 was an extraordinary year. It was a year when the world faced what must have seemed almost insoluble problems — the devastation of the world wars, particularly the Second Read More
Where Do You Find Beauty?
Sometimes we hear the remark: “Easy on the eyes”, applied to a beautiful woman. And, indeed, there is some truth in the observation. Such a woman is easy to notice Read More
Three Everyday Stories for Those Who Have Eyes to See and Ears to Hear.
I keep listening to TED Talks expecting to run out of inspiring stories of visionary people. I’ve been going there quite awhile and that hasn’t yet happened. TED, I believe has Read More
Some Say Yes–Some Say No
Is an exaggeration a lie? YES, say some. It is an untruth and a deception. It misinforms the listener and may lead him or her into a relationship with another Read More
Learning How to Live
Elizabeth Kübler-Ross, a pioneer in the development of hospice care in the United States, wrote the book, Life Lessons, with David Kessler when she was dying. It’s a fascinating book, one I Read More
What’s Your Place?
We periodically hear the phrase about knowing one’s place. It’s a phrase out of the past, with some history attached to it. It seems we don’t hear it as much Read More
You and I Make We
I am man number 446,450 of 500,000. That doesn’t sound so impressive until you realize that Matt Damon, President Barack Obama, and Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the UN are Read More
Are You a Long or Short Term Investor?
We sometimes hear veterans of life’s battles saying something comparable to the remark: You win some, you lose some. In a way this sounds admirable. It presents someone who has Read More
He Sent Us…
Shimon Schocken, author and founding dean of Efi Arazi School of Computer Science in Israel, rides his bicycle every week in the mountains and deserts surrounding Tel Aviv. That’s kind of Read More