To the Guy Who Cut Me Off and Reminded Me of My Mentor’s Advice

Chuck Chapman works the magic of morphing anger into enlightenment.

My Wife Becomes A Mirror And I See Myself

Steven Lake sees himself through his wife’s eyes, and it’s not a pretty picture — it’s hysterical.

Carved in Mayhem

Carved in Mayhem is the poetic depiction of one man’s unique journey. It is the picture when the forces of nature that surround one, collide with an opposing resistance of the human spirit.

10 Reasons No One Really Believes in the Song ‘Imagine’

You may say that I’m a dreamer, but I’m not.

Contrary to Popular Belief, You Can’t Choose to Be Happy

Joy is more than happiness. It’s deeper and more complex, purer and more enduring.

The Elections and Demands of Dispossessed

Are we ready for Socialism?

The Importance of Community in Preventing Gun Violence

How a secure network of family, friends, and neighbors can stop tragedy before it starts.

Hey, Right Wing Guys: President Obama is Not the Problem. It’s Your Mindset

The fact is that since the dawn of the republic, we have always been a politically fractured nation.

How Our Differences Make Us Whole

Peace on earth or peace in your relationship, both require an appreciation for our differences.

Explore an Epic Ancient Shrine in Kyoto

Expect to have the travel bug after watching the breathtaking views in this video.

The Radical Soul: When Standing Firm for Cherished Beliefs Goes Bad

While the term “radical” is thrown around loosely these days, standing for what you think is right might be wrong.

How Has Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspired You?

A man asked his friends this simple question on social media and the responses are both eye-opening and heartwarming.

The Suffering of Seven Billion

“If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man’s life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Arab in Alabama

An Arab-American’s Take on Peace, Freedom, Sweet Tea and living in the South.

Forget Your New Year’s Resolutions … Well, Not Quite … But Give Them Time

Louise Thayer advises not to rush into resolutions too quickly, because the soul needs time to process what the mind is demanding.

Tom Petty’s Brilliant Lyrics Tell A Free Fallin’ Guy Story

Author Jay Cradeur explores themes of a man’s life with the words of poet warrior musician Tom Petty (with video links).