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Me here, A spiritual and/or charitable life is the cornerstone of living. It is more important than simply enjoying all the progress and great benefits which the physical sciences have bestowed on mankind. In general, mankind has a longer more comfortable life, a life freer from physical pain, and a life filled with interesting pastimes and educational experiences. However, there is no evidence that individuals are happier, families are more united, political bodies are wiser, or that disease and wars are less likely than in the past. With the onset of the corona-virus, the truth is we all need an inward sense of well-being, a purpose for living, a feeling of connection to our community and faith in our leaders.
First of all, a charitable connection to a religious institution or charity, whether online or not, best fills that need.
Also important is to support your favorite local leaders, to blog or otherwise communicate with and support your Officials. Make your opinion count with your voice. Your country needs at least that much from you . Bob

I voted for Trump and Republicans but my wife voted for Biden and the Democrats and she won. Our votes cancelled each other's out, but we both agree that since we each voted our State looks better because more citizens voted.

For a personal goal, I want to:
Be a person who understands and forgives;
Be a person who has a nurturing heart;
Be a person who listens instead of judge's;
Be a person other people can count on, and most importantly by your example, are inspired to leave still other people better off.

I will Start...
with a vision of a community that becomes more nurturing and stable as a result of many following your example;
with a vision of communities where the opportunity for all citizens to grow and prosper is not denied by the actions or non-action of the unwise;
with a positive vision of communities that will provide an educated and confident citizenship that respects the teachings of Jesus and that has faith in the well being of of their children and grandchildren, and future generations to come.

I will act upon this vision by...
reading stories of virtuous people who you admire, including stories by Christians, and note that their strengths and values that make them admirable can be made your own;
by ignoring the worldly impression that you as an individual are powerless to effect a positive change in your community or country, and act with faith that participation in the election of politicians (Local and National) who best share your views works to the benefit of all, and with faith that your example will inspire other good citizens to do their part also.
by improving your strengths so that your efforts will bless others and so that everyone following your example can prosper.

NOTE: I develop my own view of right and wrong and now consider myself an Independent, but I know that others can disagree with my idea of what is virtuous, so do what you feel is right based on your own feelings of what is right. It is your choice, I only ask that you be willing to challenge your own opinions by giving weight to opposing view points before you make the final decision when the time is ripe. I consider views expressed on both CNN and FOX for the well being of my self education and feel this world will be a better place if others follow my example.

"I Think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, The conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right."
- Albert Einstein

I wish all a success, a happy year in 2021 and I hope you enjoyed my sharing these thoughts. Thank you for reading


Member Since: 5/15/2013

Fitness Minutes: 10,838

My Goals:
Help my 4 daughters and their families grow,
Exhibit a caring heart
Keep in touch with my brothers, sister and their families.
Be a mentor to others including family members.
Keep fit physically and mentally.


My Program:
Spend at least 650 minutes a month exercising.
Eat wholesome foods in proper proportions
Spend at least 10 minutes daily keeping a journal
And make an effort to bless others
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Set time on my calendar to achieve my goals



Personal Information:
Going on 75 and loving life.
Working on making the world a better place to live. Currently live in Spotsylvania, Virginia
Grew up in Washington, DC and attended night school at George Washington University
Retired US Primary Patent Examiner. I started as a GS2 file clerk in the Patent Office at age 18 and retired after 37 years at my fiance's (now my wife) insistence.
Have 1 sister, 3 brothers, 4 daughters (all from a prior marriage, but who I keep in touch with), 9 grandchildren, and 2 great grandsons


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