Do all the goodness you can

“Do all the good you can” is the first line in these words of wisdom that align well with LRN LAF LUV LIV for LYF and the Philosophy for LYF: Do all the good you can, By all the means … Read More

Goodness is more than an ideal

Most people know of Albert Einstein as a physicist who developed the theory of relativity. Most people do not know that he also spoke and wrote philosophical ideas on a wide variety of topics, including thought and language, faith and … Read More

Don’t evolve…elevate!

It’s time we all up our game so that we can experience a better level of living.  Let Homo Elevatus be our guide: the heart is much bigger, the smile is much broader, the mind is more open, and the whole … Read More

Goodness is within you

Bubble up your goodness for your better life!The Philosophy for LYF begins with three truths: your life will end, your life matters, and your life can be better. These three truths are motivations for you to start living your life better, … Read More

Flower Power Goodness

In the Philosophy for LYF, goodness is a core value that you live by every day. It is not something you just hold and hide. It is something that you expose and infuse in every action you take.And when you … Read More

Knowledge is harmful without goodness

Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.” ~ Michel de Montaigne (The Complete Essays of Montaigne, Of Pedantry) Written by Montaigne in the negative form (paraphrasing, “knowledge is harmful without goodness”), this profound … Read More

Goodness brings wealth

Picture Socrates in 399 BCE. He is on trial, charged by the state for corrupting the youth of Athens by teaching them to challenge the status quo. He is in front of the jury making a speech in his own … Read More

What Good may I do is a noble question

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) printed these wonderful words of wisdom in the 1737 edition of his Poor Richard’s Almanack.These were more than words to Franklin. They were etched as questions into a little book he created for self-examination and to improve the … Read More