Four Women That I Know

“Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” – Helen Keller I have been working on a post about women and the strength of our relationships for quite some time. (Seriously, like 6+ months) I’ve gone back and forth between several themes, and couldn’t settle on just one. The idea of … Continue reading Four Women That I Know

If It Ain’t About the Money… What is it?

Law Student 1: Is that a body? Law Student 2: Someone killed her? Attorney: It was an accident Law Professor: And we’re going to make it look like a bigger accident. Law Student 2: Why would we do that? We should go to the Police Law Professor: Do what I say and ask questions later? Law Student 3: No, this is insane. You’re insane ————————————————————- … Continue reading If It Ain’t About the Money… What is it?

The Right Words to Say

“We never say so much when we do not quite know what we want to say. We need few words when we have something to say, but all the words in all the dictionaries will not suffice when we have nothing to say and want to desperately to say it.”  – Eric Hoffer It has been over a month since I have written a blog … Continue reading The Right Words to Say

America’s Favorite Subject: Me (The Monday Fits)

“We must especially beware of that small group of selfish men who would clip the wings of the American Eagle in order to feather their own nests” – Franklin D. Roosevelt This post is obviously about selfishness and it has been in the works for quite a while. I actually originally wrote this blog topic to be called, “The Selfish Side of Minorities… the What … Continue reading America’s Favorite Subject: Me (The Monday Fits)

Great Expectations (The Anniversary Edition)

“Ask no questions, and you will get no lies”- Charles Dickens Today is the anniversary of the launch of my blog. This time last year, I published my  first post  here on Missing Perspective. And the rest is history. I am so thankful for my faithful readers, commentators,  and sharers of my work. Without you this wouldn’t be as interesting, engaging or fun! As I … Continue reading Great Expectations (The Anniversary Edition)

Who Am I? (The Monday Fits)

“Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never be your weakness. Armour yourself in it, and it will never be used to hurt you.” ― George R.R. Martin The first Republican debate of this primary election season is over and it was quite a treat. There have been plenty of commentary, memes, and discussion … Continue reading Who Am I? (The Monday Fits)

Value the Unknown (The Monday Fits)

I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value. – Hermann Hesse In our world, we like to validate ____ (fill in the blank) anything by how many likes, shares, or re-tweets something gets. We like to validate certain causes, initiatives, or businesses based on … Continue reading Value the Unknown (The Monday Fits)