Passion, Lost And Found

By Thursday, November 20, 2014 0 0

Passion is a key way of being rich in what matters. When we're passionate, we're connected to our life's purpose. We're on track. Most likely, we're contributing.Do you ever get separated from your passion? I do.  I've been passionate for seven years and 626 posts about writing this blog. But I've been discouraged about readership for some ...

Ten Ways To Stay Warm During Arctic Fronts

By Thursday, November 13, 2014 4 0

Streets icy as skating rinks and other Arctic front symptoms have gripped my hometown and much of the country today. How are you staying warm? How much are you spending to do it? How much is the earth spending to do it? I had considered posting today on the historic, heartening climate change agreement between the U.S. and China to reduce emissions.  But, Bill McKibben of ...

And Now, New Threads For . . .

By Tuesday, November 11, 2014 0 0

Jenny, a longtime subscriber to Diamond-Cut Life , has won a 541 Threads t-shirt, made in the U.S.  After Jenny chooses her t-shirt and DCL pays for it, 541 Threads will donate five meals to food banks that feed hungry people. They’ve fed more than 36,000 folks to date. I really love that about them. Giving makes us rich in ...

Hurt. Heal. Repeat.

By Thursday, November 6, 2014 5 0

When we’re rich in what matters, we’re engaged with life. We’re leaning into it, we’re giving and receiving, we’re connected rather than isolated. Then, we have a loved one die, and we hurt like bloody hell. It’s a universal experience that none of us can escape. Or, a loved one rejects or abandons us. We stagger around, ...

New Threads For . . . .

By Monday, November 3, 2014 0 0

Danielle, a new email subscriber,  has won a 541 Threads t-shirt, courtesy of Diamond-Cut Life. I've gathered from Danielle that she plans to give the t-shirt she's won to a friend. Sharing rocks. It makes us richer in what matters. I haven't met Danielle, but I like her. After Danielle chooses her t-shirt and DCL pays for it, 541 ...

Halloween, Elections, And The Power of Choice

By Thursday, October 30, 2014 2 0

Halloween and the elections aren't just a few days apart. They're both things in which we have free choice. But we tend to forget we have the power of choice. It is always easiest to make default choices, and follow the crowd. Default choices are the mainstream choices of consumerism and disengagement. The mainstream/default choice with Halloween is the consumerism choice. It's handing out candy ...

Announcing New Threads For . . . .

By Monday, October 27, 2014 1 0

Kim Sisto-Robinson has won a 541 Threads t-shirt, courtesy of Diamond-Cut Life. Kim has been an email subscriber to my blog for some time, and I of hers. (I highly recommend My Inner Chick) After Kim chooses her t-shirt and DCL pays for it, 541 Threads will donate five meals to food banks that feed hungry ...

Who’s Rocking Some New Threads?

By Monday, October 20, 2014 4 0

Unless we're nudists, we've got to wear clothes. And we've got lots of choices on what clothes. It really rocks to choose clothes that make us -- and others -- rich in what matters. Kris M., a new subscriber to Diamond-Cut Life, has won our first 541 Threads drawing. After she chooses her t-shirt and DCL pays for it, 541 Threads will ...

Win The Best Threads In The West

By Thursday, October 16, 2014 6 0

Fox t-shirt, made in the U.S. like all 541 Threads garments. I live in the West, and I like cool threads and helping others. So does Zack Nutter, the co-owner of  541 Threads, in Bend, Oregon. Linking passions together can make us rich in what matters. So, Zack and I are launching the Best Threads In The West campaign (Best ...