Thursday Thoughts – obedience

I’ve been goign through the 12 points of the scout law, and today we hit point #7, a scout is obedient. Taking this out of context is one of the more controversial points that not everyone will agree upon. Remember that the scout law was written with teenaged boys in… Continue reading

Thursday Thoughts – Kindness

I kicked off the Thursday Thoughts meme by going through the 12 points of the scout law. Today, we hit point number 6, a scout is kind. Kindness. Some people are naturally inclined toward it, others have to work at it. But when you get right down to it, most… Continue reading

Thursday Thoughts – Courtesy

I’ve started this Thursday thoughts series with the 12 points of the scout law, which for the most part are good rules by which to live. Today, we hit the 5th point, a scout is courteous. Courtesy is something sorely lacking in society, at least in the U.S. This is… Continue reading

Thursday Thoughts – Helpful

I started the Thursday thoughts meme by going through the 12 points of the scout law. Today’s thought takes the form of the third point, a scout is helpful. Trying to bring this into every day living is the part where people struggle. Sometimes, we get wrapped up in our… Continue reading

Thursday Thoughts – Loyalty

I started the Thursday Thoughts theme last week with first point of the Scout Law. This week, we take the second point, a scout is loyal. Loyalty can be nuanced in meaning. Sure, most people are loyal to country, school, and family. One of the things we teach the boys… Continue reading

Thursday Thoughts – Trustworthy

New Series of Posts On Thursdays, I will be discussing traits and ways to be a better person. My son has been in scouts for a number of years, so I thought for the first twelve weeks, I would hit the 12 points of the scout law. Now, I know… Continue reading

Blog Revamp

One thing I have been pondering is how to get more visits to the blog. To that end, I decided I need to be a bit more structured than I am right now. To that end, I’ll be posting certain types of content on different days of the week. I… Continue reading