Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Love, the expanded concept

The dictionary usually provide a definition of love that goes something like this; strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties or attraction based on sexual desire : affection and tenderness felt by lovers

I want to explore love from the Hebraic perspective of love. Love is more than the emotion, love generate the emotions - thus, there is more to love than a set of emotions.

A friend of mine once said, "People should have the freedom to love. Obviously there are situations in which the power imbalance can be abused. A moral society should have safeguards to protect the vulnerable."

I agree that people should have the freedom to love. In order for us to help instill that freedom, we need to improve our concepts of love, then increase our conversations on the subject of love. For example: love is more than an emotion.

True love is about the genuine concern for a person's physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well-being. When we see and experience such in ourselves and in others, it should, and often does, create an emotional sense of pleasure. And while there are situations that can diminish that joy and well-being - the intelligence (knowledge of the situation and how to bring things into balance) can and will, empower the human being with the ability cause love to be overt and an acceptable norm of society. These are the bases for a moral society. These are also the safeguards that protect the citizens of this planet and make them to be less vulnerable to situations that would, otherwise, diminish the peace that love brings to humanity.

Another friend shared this with me, {Here's a short acknowledgement from an onlne app titled 'Bible'. Did you know that the word love is used 413 times in what is falsely labelled as the Old Testament? Otoh , it's used in the NT New Testament 223 times." ... "Seems like that "Love" , when focused on another human being (regardless of age or gender)" and that other human has the same feelings of "love'" toward you, then that "Love" controls all of the 'conditions' numbered by the previous posting (included below)....and "Love" brooks no opposition from all the reaches of the intellect.}

Often times when people think that they love each other, they feel as though they are not on the same page. The most common reason for this is a lack of proper communication. A relationship is about showing that you care. Everyone experiences love differently, usually because of how we conceptualize love. I believe that we all can learn to identify the roots of love, give and receive love in more meaningful ways, and grow closer to others than ever before. Your Language of Love, knowing what love is, and how to explain it, can help you use love to connect to others.

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Monday, July 5, 2021

Spiritual tolerance

Spiritual tolerance, basically, is the practice of loving and accepting people as they are.

Often times people can, inaccurately, believe that others should believe the same way as they do, or follow the same spiritual path that they are following.

In actuality, we all need to follow our own spiritual path. No two paths are exactually the same. Some may join a spiritual comunity, some call it a religion, but, within that community, no one is following the exact same spiritual path because we all have to walk our own unique path to enlightenment.

We may have a favorite color, lets say blue. Another person may like red. One day we may have on a blue shirt and another person may have on a red shirt - we do not say anything that would cause them to become down in spirit. In most cases, we do not critize the other person for wearing a different color shirt than we do. If we see a person wearing our favorite color, we might compliment them on their color choice and uplift their spirit.

The same should be with any other spiritual practice. Always be found uplifting the spirit of others. We just may find that we have a lot in common to share along our spiritual journey.

Sherwood Lummus

Friday, March 18, 2016

Freedom: unbridled

As a 19 year old, flying a million dollar war bird in Vietnam - (101st Airborne Division ("Screaming Eagles")) attributed to the American Bald Eagle - a bird that does not group in packs, I had unbridled Freedom to do whatever my mind lead me to do, as I patrolled the skies, usually a single ship, hunting any thing that wasn't suppose to be in my area of operations - I was a free spirit, governed by my own desires.

I was aware of my freedom then, and, while I don't miss war nor Vietnam, that same sense of freedom don't exist in everyday life.

 Freedom is only seen as limited when one is in a situation that is outside their comfort zone.

Sherwood Lummus

Huey pilot - Vietnam: My Aviation Story

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Advantage of being a SFI Affiliate

There is an advantage to being an affiliate in a well established company.

This type of business is called affiliate marketing.

Affiliate marketing provide many benefits for both the affiliate and the
parent company. Today, we will deal mostly with the benefits of being an

For the parent company, affiliate marketing has become one of the most
effective ways to market on line. For the affiliate, it is one of the easiest
ways to get into business and make money online.

Affiliate marketing is a win-win situation; the parent company, i.e. SFI in
this case, gets a larger advertising base, and you as an affiliate gets the
benefit of a well established company's products and marketing materials.

For the affiliate, it is fairly easy to get links to banners and text ads, post
them in various advertising media and receive a commission. There is little or
no product cost and joining is free. You can work at home to increase your
income, either as a sideline business or as a full time income.

If you would like to know more about the benefits of affiliate marketing
just respond to this message with questions and or comments. I will answer
your questions in an email as well as posting more information on the subject
in the next newsletter.

SFI stands for Strong Future International, it is a top-rated Affiliate Program
with SFI Marketing Group

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Mothers Day reflections

Honoring Women on Mothers' Day

Anna Jarvis, the founder of Mothers' Day, did not like the commercialism of Mothers' Day.

"Mother's Day is a personal, family and memorial day. It’s a celebration for sons and daughters; a thanks and offering for the blessings of good homes." - Anna Jarvis, Miami Daily News interview 1924.

Mothers' Day: although its a special day to honor mothers, I would like to point out that its a great time to reflect upon the great things that all women do to make life worth living.

Begin each day with a special thought for the millions of women, mothers or not, who may be starting their days in very different ways - keep them in your hopes and prayers - and do whatever you can to ensure that young girls are able to grow into great women.

Thanks for reading this, I know its off the usual path of business, but I have always had a great love for the well-being of women and children world-wide. I pray you don't mind me taking this time, to promote well wishes for women all around the global communities.

I have been away from home, in my country and in other countries, and there were always some women there who nurtured me with a mother's love and made me feel taken care of - showing me how to do things to take care of myself --

Happy Mother's day to my mother and all the wonderful women around this planet.

Friday, November 1, 2013

Success vs Failure

Success is the achievement of something desired, planned, or attempted.

Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective.

Mistake is an error or fault resulting from defective judgment, deficient knowledge, or carelessness.

Continued study, learning and working will eliminate mistakes and guarantee success instead of failure.

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Sherwood Lummus

Friday, June 21, 2013

Keyword or long tail keywords

When looking at "keywords", you may wish to consider that one little letter at the end, the letter 's'. Getting on the first page is not about 'keyword' but 'keywords'!

Take for example, 'marketing', that is too vast a subject to get quality visitors to your site. A person using just the one word 'marketing' in their search, may have no idea what they are actually looking for or are just wandering what the term means - using the internet as a dictionary.

If you have a site on marketing, in order to stand out (B unique), your content must address some specific aspect of marketing that other sites do not address and also fill a need for a large number of people that are interesting in marketing.

Thus, your content will have a lot of words on your unique subject - a few of those words will be "Key" to people finding your information. Thus, the term - "keywords" (plural).

Long tail keywords are defined as keyword phrases that consist of between two and five words, usually used when searching for a rather specific item. Therefore, long-tail keywords have less competition and when your site have the correct keywords within its content and that content is unique - you will rank on or close to the first page of the search engine.

Plus, when the person that reach your site is actually looking for the unique content they find on your site, they will interact more with your site. The person doing a general search, say for 'marketing', may not find anything they think is useful on your site. They wont stay long which is bad for your page rank and if your site is set to produce income, they wont be there long enough to buy anything.

The trick is to make sure your content (the 'words' on your site) are 'key' to what you want people to search for in the first place.

Also see: Keywords for making money