The wasted pursuit of vanity

Image depicting selfish man putting his interests above others.

If one story I write or a podcast I produce can inspire just one person to help others, then I know their influence will become a legacy that outlives them for generations.

Mixed feelings on my 62nd birthday

Photo of candles spelling out Happy Birthday taken by Annie Spratt on Unsplash.

Some years, birthdays are a sad affair in that they remind me how little I accomplished in the previous year. Yet, there is still a lot left for me to accomplish and experience in the days I’ve been allotted.

America remains the Land of Opportunity

Older Americans carrying a flag at sunset.

So, this Independence Day, pause and give thanks to the fact that whether by birth or by choice, you find yourself living in unarguably the greatest country ever conceived in all of world history.