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A Society in Transition
By June Stepansky · 1 week ago
We all are aware that change in our personal lives is difficult, constant, and inevitable. We notice it when we look in the mirror or see our children grow. What is not so noticeable, however, ...
The Inevitability of Change
By June Stepansky · 2 weeks ago
“Everything changes. Nothing remains without change” –Buddha Change is Inevitable. Whether we suffer a painful loss, endure the breakup of a relationship or lose a job, we can never escape the consequences of change. Although ...
The Assault on Science
By June Stepansky · 1 month ago
When I was a young girl, there was a great respect for people of science (doctors, scientists etc.). We trusted them and felt that the contributions of all of our world scientists had made our ...
The Many Faces of Anger
By June Stepansky · 1 month ago
Recently we saw the expression of long held anger by large numbers of people of different races and ethnicities explode in our country. When anger is suppressed for long periods of time, the lack of ...
Democracy in the Crosshairs
By June Stepansky · 1 month ago
I have been a witness to the democratic process for many, many years. I have participated in numerous elections that have brought to office Democrats and Republicans of various philosophies and styles, but I have ...
Change your Day--Change your Life
By June Stepansky · 2 months ago
If you belong to that happy, lucky group of people in the world that like their lives just as they are than this article is not for you, but if you unfortunately belong to the ...
The Continuing Fight for Equality
By June Stepansky · 2 months ago
“We hold these truths to be self-evident. That all men are created equal. That they are endowed, by their Creator with certain unalienable rights. That among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness."-- ...
The Search for Meaning
By June Stepansky · 2 months ago
I recently read an article about Viktor Frankl 1905-1997 the Austrian psychiatrist and best selling author of the “Man's Search for Meaning.” He was an Auschwitz survivor who wrote this book after the war in ...
A Question of Survival
By June Stepansky · 2 months ago
Recently I was watching the movie Conquest of Paradise with Gerard Depardieu, a movie about Columbus and his discovery of the new world. As I was watching the cruelty that occurred in those days (1492)– ...
Do Something
By June Stepansky · 2 years ago
I have been waiting for many years for the Republicans in Congress to act to make our country safer from mass shootings I thought they would do something when 20 children and 6 adults were ...
Aging--Challenges and Options
By June Stepansky · 2 years ago
Aging-- Challenges and Options To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living. --Henri Frederic Ameil We are all ...
Examining our Thoughts and Decisions
By June Stepansky · 2 years ago
My thoughts move me in a multiplicity of directions. I think I shall. I thought I should. I won’t. I will. My thoughts, the harbingers of my future, propel me somewhere. Our thoughts and decisions ...
Balance and Planning
By June Stepansky · 2 years ago
A juggler knows the importance of balance. A tight-rope walker understands the necessity of balance. I, too, try to balance the days, the weeks, the years, into a kind of symmetry. A life that has ...
Love and Dependency
By June Stepansky · 2 years ago
They will love me, if I speak what they want to hear. They will love me, if I become their vision of me. They will love me if they can be my Pygmalion, and I ...
A Vision of Utopia
By June Stepansky · 2 years ago
Utopia--- a place in which human society, natural conditions, etc., are so ideally perfect that there is complete contentment Before we can hope to shape the future, we must first examine the past, because we ...
Guidelines for all Religions and for all People of Goodwill for a Loving and Peaceful World
By June Stepansky · 2 years ago
People of different views and different lifestyles share many similar values and ideals. These guidelines are about our shared similarities that emphasize how alike we all really are. Here are some of the values on ...
Success, Happiness and a More Meaningful Life
By June Stepansky · 2 years ago
Achieving Personal Success What is an important key to achieving personal success? Before this question can be answered, we must define what we mean by personal success. Many of us equate personal success with power ...
An Open Letter to Young People
By June Stepansky · 2 years ago
Youth is a wonderful time for growth and opportunity, although for many young people it is also a time of extra stress and difficult decisions. Many of you are trying to decide where you will ...
Personal Responsibility
By June Stepansky · 2 years ago
As a society, our books, movies and our national sympathies seem to admire those individuals who are risk takers and live the adventurous life--those who risk all for fame and fortune. This makes for very ...
An Open Letter to People in Power
By June Stepansky · 2 years ago
"Any man’s death diminishes me because I am involved in Mankind." John Donne From the beginning of time when the first group of humans walked on the earth so many millions of years ago, the ...