Five Essential Tips For Every Activist

Five Essential Tips For Every Activist

No matter how noble your cause there will always be a group of people who will vehemently stand against you for no particular reason. Countless stories from history and the present day conclusively paint a picture of polar opposites when it comes to doing good. Jesus, Moses, Muhammad, Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King Jr., Buddha and others are everyday examples of noble people who faced severe opposition for advocating the ever elusive subject of peace. If people as popular as the above were confronted with groups who not only opposed, but took action to physically stop them from spreading their message, who are we to feel we won’t receive and shouldn’t receive any opposition? It is truly humbling to read about what they went through simply to spread...

How To Place Your Life In A Bottle

How To Place Your Life In A Bottle

I have several ‘everything boxes’ in the attic, in the office, and in my bedroom. Since I can remember, I have hoarded small things here and there from my life. Movie tickets, gifts from my sisters, comics, homework assignments, art work, small toys and gadgets, and anything else I feel I would treasure in 10-15 years. Last week, 15 of my ‘everything boxes’ were tossed from the attic into the hallway, the office, and the game room to force me to clean the house and get rid of excess clutter. This wasn’t my choice, and it was all done while I was sleeping early Saturday morning. I wasn’t pleased. I admit, I have a small issue with hoarding things, but it’s not because I’m a pack rat, it’s just because, I treasure some memories. I liken my...