Statistics and Reasons for Church Decline

This copyrighted article appeared on a site called churchleadership.org. I have no idea when it was published. I saved it for future reference as it explains some of my personal observations about organized religion. I share it with you today as an alternative to talking about money again. My proclivity to attend church, or not …

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Corporate Bailouts?

Robert Reich, the Secretary of Labor from 1993 to 1997, is a well known liberal economist and lawyer. He brought to my attention yesterday, moves being taken by the current administration in support of American industries. I’m of mixed mind about what’s being proposed. Yes, it’s true that right now the US economy is headed …

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How America’s Retirement Dream Became a Nightmare

My Comments: There is a fundamental generational change taking place in America today. It will have significant ramifications politically and economically. When I grew up years ago, it was a given that I would go to college, get married, and enjoy a life that would equal or exceed that of my parents. As it evolved, …

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The American Dream – What Does That Mean?

My Comments: I began my life in the America in 1950. I was nine years old. My parents life at the time was very different from that lived by their parents. Not better or worse, but very different. As I grew older, it was assumed I’d go to college, get a degree and make my …

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These Are The Cities Most People Will Move To From Sea-Level Rise

I’ve written before about Climate Change and Retirement.  Given that I live in Florida with over 8000 miles of shoreline, the potential for serious migration over the next decades is huge. One need only look at the following map to understand what we’re facing. If you remain alive, where will you be living? Many of …

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70 years of urban growth in 1 infographic

My Comments: The number of humans on this planet keeps growing. All of us need food and water to survive. And most of us are living longer and longer. All of this is producing profound changes in how we live our lives, our politics, where we live and how we respond to threats, both perceived …

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Have You Heard The Good News About Sea Level Rise?

My Comments: People my age tend to be less concerned about climate change than do young people. I guess it’s because by the time parts of the country become unlivable, we’ll be in our graves (they may be underwater but we’ll never know it). Since it appears changes are underway and for reasons that appear …

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