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Mike Pence — So Help Me God

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Summary In So Help Me God by Mike Pence, we get an unfiltered candid look at the former Vice President from one of his greatest critics — himself. This page offers some of the information found on the book’s Amazon page. At the bottom of this document is the review and commentary I posted to… Continue reading Mike Pence — So Help Me God

Religion Report 2022

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Summary This document provides some commentary and news about the state of world religions. A better understanding of diverse views helps promote more effective interactions between people. Four Major Religions When measured by the number of adherents, there are only four major religions in the world: Christianity (31%), Islam (24%), Hinduism (15%), and Buddhism (7%).  Minor… Continue reading Religion Report 2022

Book Report 2022

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Summary This page offers some commentary on books for those interested in reading as an alternative to social media and source for a way to stimulate the mind. These entries are in chronological order with source and date as a heading. Some commentary is provided at the top of the page. Commentary TIME TRAVEL —… Continue reading Book Report 2022

Thich Nhat Hanh Reference 2022

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Summary This document offers some recent video documentaries and other resources relating to the life and teachings of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. (11 Oct 1926 – 22 Jan 2022) Books For readers of eBooks, books by Thich Nhat Hanh available for instant delivery are available on Amazon. [View] A list of popular titles from… Continue reading Thich Nhat Hanh Reference 2022

PBS DOCUMENTARY — “From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians”

This is four-hour series on the rise of Christianity examines how Judaism and the Roman empire shaped Jesus’ life and traces the beginnings of the “Jesus Movement” in those early years before it was called Christianity. (PBS FRONTLINE, 22 Dec 2020) PART 1 (1h 49m) PART 2 (1h 51m) [Video Date: 22 Dec 2020. Posted:… Continue reading PBS DOCUMENTARY — “From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians”

VALUES: Why monkeys (and humans) are wired for fairness

About “Fairness matters … to both people and primates. Sharing priceless footage of capuchin monkeys responding to perceived injustice, primatologist Sarah Brosnan explores why humans and monkeys evolved to care about equality — and emphasizes the connection between a healthy, cooperative society and everyone getting their fair share.” (TED, 21 Dec 2020) Video [Video Date:… Continue reading VALUES: Why monkeys (and humans) are wired for fairness

“Peace” – 1896 Painting by William Strutt – Depicting Isaiah 11:6-7 Lion and the Lamb

Lifeways Summary. The 1896 painting “Peace” by William Strutt shown here depicts the lion and lamb described in the Bible scriptures Isaiah 11:6-7 and Isaiah 65:25. The painting is featured on the ResourcesForLife.com Calendar page. Below is the full text of the scriptures that were the inspiration behind the painting. The wolf will live with the… Continue reading “Peace” – 1896 Painting by William Strutt – Depicting Isaiah 11:6-7 Lion and the Lamb

Christine Porath – The Economic Value of Civility, Respect, Decency, and Kindness

The videos below are various presentations by Christine Porath on the topic of civility and how the lack of civility in the workplace creates a toxic workplace and has a great economic cost. Respect, gratitude, kindness, empathy — these are not just proper ways to behave but they are the most effective ways to interact… Continue reading Christine Porath – The Economic Value of Civility, Respect, Decency, and Kindness

“Days of Elijah” by Robin Mark – Music Videos Performed by Various Artists

The song “Days of Elijah” is a worship song popularized by Robin Mark. It was included on his album Room for Grace [Live] released in 1997. The songwriters are Edgardo Santiago, Jose Luis Abreu, and Orlando Mendez. The copyright for the original song is held by Integrity Music. It’s been subsequently performed by many other… Continue reading “Days of Elijah” by Robin Mark – Music Videos Performed by Various Artists

President George W. Bush Speech at John Lewis Memorial (30 Jul 2020)

Speech Transcript Good morning. Distinguished guests, John-Miles, Lewis’ family and friends, Lord I thank you for inviting us for being here today. John’s story began on a tiny farm in Troy, Alabama, a place so small he said you can barely find it on a map. Dr. Warnock talked about the chickens. I did a… Continue reading President George W. Bush Speech at John Lewis Memorial (30 Jul 2020)

Humans are apex predators who consume entire habitats, and we have reached peak growth.

When hiking through a forest, it’s common to see a fallen tree that is being consumed by a combination of fungus, ants, and decomposition. The circle of life will eventually allow the tree to rot and turn into soil again. Xylophagy is a term used in ecology to describe the habits of an herbivorous animal… Continue reading Humans are apex predators who consume entire habitats, and we have reached peak growth.