where is the peaceful majority

Where Is The Peaceful Majority?

The Thoughts Warrior Random Thoughts

In 2014. The Heritage Foundation hosted a Benghazi panel to discuss is the American Government had failed to protect the Ambassador and Americans in Benghazi. A young female Muslim student stood up to speak and said “how can we fight an ideological war with weapons”. Bridgette Gabriel spoke and said “There are 1.2 billion Muslims in the world, 180-300 million are dedicated to the …

Alone Vs Loneliness

Alone Vs Loneliness

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What is the difference between being alone and being lonely? Alone is a state of being. It often means no one else is present around you. One can seek to be alone or finding solitude. As parents, we often crave and cherish those moments when we can be alone with our thoughts, a good book, and a quiet soak in the tub. John Muir …

I Am an Empath

I Am An Empath

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I am an Empath. For people who don’t know, an Empath is someone who is highly aware of the emotions of those around them, to the point of feeling these emotions themselves. Empaths see the world differently than other people; they’re keenly aware of others, their pain points, and what they need emotionally. So what exactly does his mean? I am still learning. I …

A Daughter’s Love For Her Dad

A Daughter’s Love For Her Dad

The Thoughts Warrior Life's Lessons

I am a day late for Father’s Day. The day slipped by me. Spent Saturday with dad while he was in town. Yesterday hiking and reflecting. My psychic, yes psychic, as I believe in all things spiritual, said that I will be guided by the wisdom of an older man. Well, I have been guided by not only his wisdom but his love and …

Do We Need To Grow Up

Do We Need To Grow Up?

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I used to think that. Damn, I’m an adult now. However, in the last few years, I have learned that growing up isn’t about becoming an adult, a certain age where you suddenly are expected to put away your childhood dreams and desires. Growing up is a continual journey. For example, People who think Martial Arts is about becoming a black belt don’t comprehend …

Borrowed Stages Of Love

Borrowed Stages Of Love

The Thoughts Warrior Life's Lessons

I am borrowing this one, do not know the author. Saw it on Facebook, but will expand with my own thoughts. We only fall in love with 3 people in our lifetime-each one is for a specific reason. Often our first is when we are young. In high school even. It’s the idealistic life-like the fairytales re-read as children. This is the love that …

cherish the moments

Cherish The Moments

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A lot has happened in the past 3 days. I have had several topics swirling in my head but have not had the time to put things down. I will start with this past Friday. The day started gloriously. Bright, sunny I was driving North in New Hampshire which I love. Growing up in Vermont, I have a special affinity for mountains. Friday they …

There Is A Stronger Force Than You In The Universe

There Is A Stronger Force Than You In The Universe

The Thoughts Warrior Life's Lessons

As I start this post I don’t really have a title for it. But hey, random thoughts dont always need one. The other night before bed, after a crap day, I was reading thru Facebook posts of friends. One of my friends in Texas is a Marathon runner, who has run all over the world. She has also beaten breast cancer and since we …

Simple Relationship Rules

Simple Relationship Rules

The Thoughts Warrior Life's Lessons

Many years ago a wise man gave me several tips on how to make a relationship last. They sadly did not work out for my marriage. However, now that I am older I fully understand how couples tend to overlook the simple rules while they get caught up in the day-to-day routines or mourn the loss of a fantasy romance and happily ever. Communication. …

fear

Fear

The Thoughts Warrior Random Thoughts

Fear is defined as an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain or a threat. A feeling of anxiety concerning the outcome of something or the safety and well-being of someone. Or a mixed feeling of dread and reverence. It triggers our Flight or Fight reactions. Is fear rational? How can it both motivated us …

Hope - Don't Lose Yourself

Hope – Don’t Lose Yourself

The Thoughts Warrior Life's Lessons

On May 7th my boss sent me an invite to join in a zoom meeting with Frank DeAngelis. Mr. DeAngelis was the principal of Columbine High School 21 years ago, during the Columbine shooting. He was guest speaking at a meeting for our Long Term Care providers. I was stressed with the workload of converting our office to operating remotely and being a calming …

Reflections of the Past

Reflection On The Past

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I am sitting in one of the most beautiful spots I’ve ever known. With a majestic view of Mt. Kearsarge and memories that have lasted a lifetime. I packed my bike on the car’s rack this evening and rode thru the streets of New London. Then came on to the campus I love so much. 36 years ago I entered Colby Sawyer as a …

I Don't See Color, I see You

I Don’t See Color, I see You

The Thoughts Warrior Life's Lessons

A year ago I took a class on Cultural Diversity. The class was separated into groups and given cards with different scenarios. One of the cards read a coworker stated to another coworker: “I don’t see your color, I see you”. I was amazed the entire class thought that this was an incredibly racist thing to say. I asked the class and instructors and …