This, too, shall pass..... If the shoe fits, buy it .....
What Gives Me Hope
The assurance that Jesus loves us, has forgiven our sins and will give us eternal life in Heavenójust as He promised; The increase of green and ethical businesses; The HPV vaccine; That things could always be worse; People realizing the limits of Democracy: The rising popularity of green goods & compassionate & eco-friendly cultural values;Being vegetarian & seeing more people become vegetarian, along with the accessiblity of veggie products and the slowly growing consciousness around it; The Internet and new technology; ok, that's enough for now ;-)
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
If I were President, the first thing I'd do is get Bill Clinton as an advisor, then eliminate "No Child Left Behind."
What/who changed my life and why
Books: "God At Work" by Gene Veith ... because it helped to put things into proper perspective/boundaries as to the roles I play in life. "Lost in the Mirror" let me understand my personality a bit better, as did Oliver Sach's "Migraine."
Movies: "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," "West Side Story," "Monsoon Wedding,"