Uncle Thor's Lessons, Anecdotes and Humor

Archive for December, 2011

28
Dec

The Good Life

There is a white, blue eyed cat with a calico tail named Isa who has taken residence under our porch. She is the sister of our housecat Penny. Cricket, the large fluffy calico who eventually came into the house and stayed, is the mother of both. We found homes for two of Cricket’s kittens. The […]

18
Dec

Good Use

You honor the Gods when you use the good things of this world. The Gods are spiritual beings. This world is as spiritual as any other. The separation of the world into material and spiritual is a misunderstanding. Spirit coexists with matter. The laws governing the physical universe have spiritual equivalents. In fact, natural laws […]

15
Dec

Bankruptcy: The Present Economy’s Fallout

In these troubled times, many people are declaring bankruptcy. It is a fact of life. Most of them are adults in between 40 and 60. Most are stable individuals who would thrive in a normal economy. The reasons for their financial woes range from job loss to credit card companies jacking their rates. Without those […]

09
Dec

Ocean Grove Train Show – Saturday Dec 10 and Sunday Dec. 11

Ocean Grove Train Show I will be at Ocean Grove, NJ tomorrow and Sunday in the Communtiy room on Pilgrim’s Pathway participating in the annual train show. Hours are 11 to 430 Saturday and 12 to 330 Sunday. Please stop by. The sign at the door will read “Christmas and trains.” ( Of course, for […]

09
Dec

Ocean Grove Train Show

I will be at Ocean Grove tomorrow and Sunday in the Communtiy room on Pilgrim’s Pathway patrticipating in the annual train show. Hours are 11 to 430 Saturday and 12 to 330 Sunday. Please stop by. The sign at the door will read “Christmas and trains.” (Of course, for me it is Yule) This is […]

09
Dec

Empowering Traits, Part 3

Here are skills that empower: Concentration: if you can briefly focus on something regardless of distractions, you have a powerful tool. Building that mental focus is easy. Use a clock with a sweep second hand. Focus on the second hand as long as you can without having another thought. Your mind has to be fixed […]

08
Dec

Empowering Traits, Part 2

Here are a few traits that will make a difference: Patience: What with the instant nature of so many things in this era, impatience and the resulting frustration are rampant. A person can get a fully prepared meal in minutes. He can make a cell phone call anywhere in the world instantly. Anything he wants […]

07
Dec

Empowering Traits, Part 1

This is based on my experience drawn from the past 40 years. If you want to know my experience, read the back articles from Uncle Thor’s Magazine on my Artillery Park site. What follows is insight based on facts that have proven themselves time and time again. There are three things you need to know […]

06
Dec

No Kings Here

I do not understand why people would want a king when they are free. I cannot fathom why people would cede their will to that of a ruler. Likewise, in a universe where the Gods are immediate, why would someone want a priest, minister or rabbi to tell them how to worship? Why would people […]

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