Monthly Archives: February 2010

Despite acts of evil, goodness still endures

Eighteenth century philosopher Edmund Burke said, “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.”  Anyone who follows the news can see that there is evil and cruelty in this world. But I believe that average people with good intentions and strong convictions will stand-up for what they believe and sacrifice or endure hardship… (more…)

Interview of my straw bale building construction project

Kind words go a long way

I have often wondered why it is harder to say something kind than something cruel, why it takes effort on our part to praise when it is so effortless to criticize? Even when we really feel compelled, it is easier to set compliments aside or allow ourselves to become distracted and never tell someone how proud we are of them… (more…)