A couple of years ago I took a seasonal job in Berkeley, California. Like most things, I love diving right into the adventure without sorting out all the details ahead of time. In this case, I arrived with the job lined up, but not the housing. Being only a summer gig, I felt that if … Continue reading The Radiance of Giving
I'm concerned. I'm concerned because I'm one that gets all sorts of feels for the general well-being of others. It genuinely bothers me when I look around and I see folks who are struggling beyond measure. People who feel like no matter what they do, they can never get ahead; never "retire". Struggle and hardship … Continue reading A Brighter Future Through Us.
As I'm sitting there filling out my paperwork for a newly attained job, my new boss (a white male in his 50's) asked me where I lived in the area. Living not far from a prison, I decided to proceed with asking if he knew the road the prison was on. He responded "of course", … Continue reading Life In Prison – Not So Bad?
You're powerful. Don't let this year convince you otherwise. If you predicted the rollercoaster of chaos upon entering this year, then congratulations! I hope you used your foresight to help others along the way. On the other hand, a vast majority of us were clearly surprised/shocked by the unfolding events throughout this battleground we've endured. … Continue reading Certainty During The Uncertain
Let's get real. Many cultures and religions have taught the golden rule, so you have probably learned it at some point in your life. For those that haven't, it is a principle of treating others as you want to be treated. Seems quite simple right? So simple, that it seems like it could be hard … Continue reading The Real Golden Rule
Angels come in many forms
A path towards financial wellness is a path to embark on today
I haven't posted on here in awhile, but today seems fitting for me because it's my biggest reflection day of the year. Today happens to be the start of my 27th chapter on this planet! This time instead of just reflecting one year back as usual, I decided to go back almost a decade. So … Continue reading Get Out
I type these words as I sit here with an upset stomach. We (anyone who researches actions needed for financial security) tend to see articles or books stating the steps needed to attain/earn one million dollars. You need to save this much each year.. You need to put your money in ______.. You have to … Continue reading Do You Want A Million Dollars?
Is there something missing in your life? Do you feel (un)fulfilled or have you checked in with yourself recently? Sometimes the questions we avoid asking ourselves, are the most important. Why? It's because they're scary. We're afraid of our own answers. Will what I say make me realize that I'm unhappy? Do I want to … Continue reading The Missing Piece