What Happens When A Puzzle Piece Is Missing

What Happens When A Puzzle Piece Is Missing

Years ago, I thought it would be fun to give my sister a puzzle made from her high school graduation picture. To add to the fun, I gave the pieces to a group of friends. Over the course of the evening they were to give her the pieces with no explanation. At the end of...
The Danger Of Attempting To Control Evil

The Danger Of Attempting To Control Evil

The jailbreak was quick and unexpected, at least from the perspective of Ivan Vanko in Iron Man 2. Justin Hammer claimed to be a fan of Vanko’s work and facilitated the escape in order to put Vanko’s knowledge and ability to work. (Click here for a clip of the scene.)...
These Commands Actually Lead To More Joy

These Commands Actually Lead To More Joy

Road closed. Detour. I watched as bold drivers completely ignored the signs and drove around the barrier, only to be pulled over100 yards later by a police officer just around the curve and out of sight. I don’t know if he was issuing tickets, but I did observe the...
Here Is The Danger Of Hidden Assumptions

Here Is The Danger Of Hidden Assumptions

We humans regularly make assumptions. I would venture to guess none of us go through a day without making at least one assumption. The Oxford Dictionary defines an assumptions as, “a thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof.”     Danger of...
How To Change A Negative Outlook to Positive

How To Change A Negative Outlook to Positive

With reports of the latest terrorist attack, volcano eruptions, tornados and other violent storms, global warming, a political system that seems caught in an endless impasse and drug addiction on the increase, life can seem filled with negativity.   Our society can be...
But Still … Two Ways To Surrender Disappointment

But Still … Two Ways To Surrender Disappointment

After living in my house for 30 years, my 60-year-old kitchen finally got the update it desperately needed. The knotty pine cabinets and custom linoleum floor were in style at least seven styles ago!   As one of the final steps in the kitchen renovation, we replaced...