Diversity, Dignity, and Inclusion

We celebrated our daughter’s 15th birthday yesterday. Jarah is such a blessing. She displays an innate quality that is much needed today, dignity. Dignity is the state or quality of being worthy of honor and respect. Jarah treats everyone with dignity. Her name is a gender-neutral name of Arabic origin that means boldness, bravery. SheContinue reading “Diversity, Dignity, and Inclusion”

Bringing It Back to What’s Important

This week Hillsdale College granted me early access to a new free online course they are offering, “Supply-Side Economics and American Prosperity with Arthur Laffer.” I am a member of their Liberty & Learning Society, and the offer was extended to me by them in gratitude for my partnership in supporting Hillsdale’s educational mission toContinue reading “Bringing It Back to What’s Important”

Your Letter to the World

Imagine something for a second. Imagine you’re writing a letter that will be public someday. Everyone can read it. That letter is your life. Every detail. What message would the letter convey? What personality and character would the main character of that letter have? Would people see a patient, meek, loving, and compassionate person? AsContinue reading “Your Letter to the World”

Rugged Neighborhoodism

Rugged individualism is a term that indicates that an individual is self-reliant and independent from outside assistance. The term was coined by United States president Herbert Hoover in his 1928 campaign speech. In late 1921, then secretary of commerce Hoover decided to distill from his experiences a coherent understanding of the American experiment he cherished.Continue reading “Rugged Neighborhoodism”