Curiosities

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Thank you Mark Manson!!!

Author Mark Manson First Impression I opened up a book called “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck” by Mark Manson a few  years and didn’t see anything impressive or noteworthy/significant.  In fact, my first impression of Mr. Manson was not a good...

“I’m Not Home”

I left the Midwest.  I spent a few nights in my hometown… only to have the realization, “I’m still not home”.  Yes, for the first time in my life I realized that I no longer have a place to call home.  That’s okay.  Because, now, really,...

My Passion is Gone

Over the past few days my mind has been racing – specifically in regards to thoughts on what I should devote my life to.  I have too many big ideas.  I know I’ve mentioned stuff like this plenty of times before.  But, I feel now my passion is gone more...

“Rich Dad, Poor Dad”

I am now officially a fan of Robert Kiyosaki.  I read one of his newer books a couple of months ago entitled “Fake”, but was a little disappointed.  However, I recently finished “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” and must say that it is the #1 Personal...

The Healing Power of The Bhagavad Gita

I very recently started reading “The Bhagavad Gita As It Is” by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada.  I wish I had started reading the Gita a long time ago.  I have been involved with the Hare Krishnas (The International Society for...

My Top 8 Heroes of All-Time (Revamped)

On Tuesday, August 10 2021, I wrote and uploaded a list of my top 8 heroes of all-time on my chess blog.  This is an updated version that I am rethinking, writing and uploading all over again. I’ve been looking back on that list lately from time to time and...

Do I Have Plans for Another Book?

Not too long ago, I was asked if I have plans for another book.  No, I don’t think so.  I’ve already shared with the World my deepest insights in Spirituality/Religion and Psychology.  There’s no more books left in me to write.  I do, however, plan...

Why I am a Christian

I’ve been studying World religions since the 1990’s.   A lot of my content revolves around them.  I’m going to be Frank here, part of my overall mission is to get people to follow Jesus Christ, specifically those who are having a hard time choosing a...

Many Saints… Who Made Tony Soprano?

The Many Saints of Newark takes place in the Newark New Jersey during the 60’s and 70’s.  All the hype about this prequel to HBO’s “The Sopranos” lead us to believe that the movie (The Many Saints of Newark) was going to be about the...