Category Archives: opinion

Memorial Day Post: We The People Owe Veterans a Double Responsibility

Thought of the Day “You are the leaven which binds together the entire fabric of our national system of defense. From your ranks come the great captains who hold the nation’s destiny in their hands the moment the war tocsin … Continue reading

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The Financial Crisis and What We Can Do About It – The Affirmation Spot for Thursday September 18, 2008

Even in the face of great difficulty we have within us an ability cope, overcome, and succeed. I’ve written a number of articles recently about going beyond positive thinking and happy thoughts on to empowered thinking. Empowered thinking includes being … Continue reading

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Time for Humanity to Remove Our “Training Wheels”

Our society needs to be about developing better people not better laws. As long as we ignore the former, the latter will not matter. Laws and the governments that write them are training wheels for the development of people. When … Continue reading

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What Does God Look Like? – The Affirmation Spot for Saturday March 8, 2008

What Ray’s reading right now:April and I are reading A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose. This is the latest Oprah’s Book Club selection. Oprah and the author Eckhart Tolle are hosting a 10-week online course covering this book. … Continue reading

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Giving Barack Obama His Due – The Affirmation Spot for Tuesday February 26, 2008

Thank you for visiting The Affirmation Spot. Your comments on the blog or this article are always welcome. Please click here to comment on today’s blog. What Ray’s reading right now:A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose (Oprah’s Book … Continue reading

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What is Wisdom? – Saturday Survey Question for February 22, 2008

What Ray’s reading right now:The Power of Kindness: The Unexpected Benefits of Leading a Compassionate Life Today’s affirmation is: “I cultivate the wisdom gained through my experiences and share it to benefit the world.” The Saturday Positive Thinking Survey gives … Continue reading

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Positive Political Poll Update – The Affirmation Spot

About four weeks ago, I began taking an unscientific poll asking readers a political question not being posed in the myriad of professional political polls being conducted right now. The question was: Which major presidential candidate do you believe has the most … Continue reading

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