Tag: community

Quality vs Quantity

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I have never really quite been one with the rest of my peers (as may be obvious from the name of the blog). I am not going to assign blame. It is no more specifically society’s fault than it is my own. I see the world in a certain way, as do each of us. […]

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Ignore them, they will just go away (a.k.a. stick your head in the sand)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I am Jewish. I have no interest in religion. I personally think it is one of the worse inventions that came out of the mind of man. But I was raised in the Jewish tradition, and it is part of my history, a history of which I am NOT ashamed. Because of this simple fact, […]

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Sanctuary

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/12″ css=”.vc_custom_1595123840209{background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”10/12″ css=”.vc_custom_1595125734149{background-color: rgba(227,239,242,0.85) !important;*background-color: rgb(227,239,242) !important;}”][vc_custom_heading source=”post_title” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]I had a dream, and I started working towards it. This is pretty much how ANY idea becomes a reality. Such is life, though, that sometimes, even as we pursue them, our dreams change. Maybe the change is a […]

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Be a candle! Chase away the darkness …

[vc_row 0=””][vc_column width=”1/12″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”10/12″][vc_custom_heading source=”post_title” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_empty_space 0=””][vc_message 0=””] POTENTIAL adjective: having or showing the capacity to become or develop into something in the future. noun: latent qualities or abilities that may be developed and lead to future success or usefulness. In physics, potential refers to the amount of work necessary to bring something from A to […]

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Even on the darkest day, the sun still rises

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Today, when my dog woke me for her morning walk, it was dark. The sun had not yet risen, and the clouds were heavy. But the darkness also emanated from within; a shadow on my very spirit. Yesterday was 11/8/2016, Election Day in the US. It was the culmination of a bitter battle … one […]

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Challenging myself … challenging YOU!

My last post was about how changing the little things in the daily routine may be significant in producing a healthy lifestyle. Healthy habits are the key to positive growth. This applies to improving ourselves, physically, emotionally AND spiritually. However, as important as creating these small habitual changes may be, we still have to take […]

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A few things needed by PAX Nation

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/12″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”10/12″][vc_custom_heading source=”post_title” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/12″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/12″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”10/12″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_message]Considering the recent explosion in activity and exposure in the last few days, it seemed a good time to share this request for help. At the moment, PAX Nation NEEDS more resources than it offers. This WILL change, but any growing community will need resources that […]

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Unexpected, but very welcome, progress!

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/12″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”10/12″][vc_custom_heading source=”post_title” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”WELCOME NEW CITIZENS!!” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:center|color:%23dd9933″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Apparently signing The Charter for Compassion was the snowflake I needed to start an avalanche. In the last four days, there have literally been as many visits to PAX Nation as in the ENTIRE YEAR until this point. Enough people have registered (and hopefully will continue […]

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Standing up for what is right

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I have never voted before. I never even registered to vote. Many people say this means I have no right to complain  about what goes on in our society, since I don’t participate in the decision-making process. I wholeheartedly disagree. Not voting IS a vote. It is a vote for non of the above. But […]

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