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Bob here, Support your favorite local candidate for office in this years election.Put your money where your heart is. Also give to charity. A spiritual and/or charitable life is the cornerstone of living. It is more important than simply enjoying all the progress and great benefits which the physical sciences have bestowed on mankind. Even through, in general, mankind has a longer more comfortable life, a life freer from physical pain, and a life filled with interesting pastimes and educational experiences; there is no evidence that individuals are happier, families are more united, political bodies are wiser, or that disease and wars are less likely. With the onset of the corona-virus, the truth is we all need an inward sense of well-being, a purpose for living, a feeling of connection to our community and faith in our leaders. A charitable connection to a religious institution or charity, whether online or not, best fills that need. Bob

For a personal goal, I want to:
Be a person who understands and forgives;
Be a person who has a nurturing heart;
Be a person who listens instead of judge's;
Be a person people can count on, and most importantly by your example, are inspired to leave still other people better off.

I will Start...
with a vision of a community that becomes more nurturing and stable as a result of many following your example;
with a vision of communities where the opportunity for all citizens to grow and prosper is not denied by the actions or non-action of the unwise;
with a positive vision of communities that will provide an educated and confident citizenship that has faith in the well being of of their children and grandchildren, and future generations to come.

I will act upon this vision by...
reading stories of virtuous people who you admire, and note that their strengths and values that make them admirable can be made your own;
by ignoring the worldly impression that you as an individual are powerless to effect a positive change in your community or country, and act with faith that participation in the election of politicians who best share your views works to the benefit of all, and with faith that your example will inspire other good citizens to do their part also.
by improving your strengths so that your efforts will bless others and so that everyone following your example can prosper.

NOTE: I develop my own view of right and wrong and now consider myself an Independent, but I know that others can disagree with my idea of what is virtuous, so do what you feel is right based on your own feelings of what is right. It is your choice, I only ask that you be willing to challenge your own opinions by giving weight to opposing view points before you make the final decision when the time is ripe. I consider views expressed on both CNN and FOX for the well being of my self education and feel this world will be a better place if others follow my example.

I wish all a success and hope you enjoyed my sharing these thoughts. Thank you for reading


Member Since: 5/15/2013

Fitness Minutes: 10,838

My Goals:
Help my children and their families grow,
Exhibit a caring heart
Keep in touch with my brothers, sister and their families.
Be a mentor to others including family members.
Keep fit physically and mentally.


My Program:
Spend at least 650 minutes a month exercising.
Eat wholesome foods in proper proportions
Spend at least 5 minutes daily keeping a journal
And make an effort to bless others
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Set time on my calendar to achieve my goals



Personal Information:
Currently live in Spotsylvania, Virginia
Grew up in Washington, DC and attended George Washington University
Retired US Patent examiner
Have 1 sister, 3 brothers, 4 daughters, 9 grandchildren, and 2 great grandsons


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  • v LYNMEINDERS
    Woohoo...go you with your 5k goal in December,.....you can so do it....
    I have walked our annual half marathon for the last 6 years....love it and don't care about my time as long as I finish....
    You can do this
    2421 days ago
  • v JAZZID
    Hi there... Week 7 starts tomorrow!... how's it going?

    I got through the week. Missed a couple of exercises because of scheduling, etc. I substituted the P90X bicep/back on Wednesday, and did Cathes, Gym Style Biceps on Thursday and Legs/back (P90X) on Friday. Got a great workout in. Still did only the first half of legs/back (P90X) and still feel the soreness today!

    Well, I got Cathes Pure Strength dvd and I am previewing her Shoulders, chest,triceps for tomorrows workout.

    Stop by and let me know how you are doing... Enjoy your day! ~ Dee
    2449 days ago
  • v JAZZID
    Hi there, thanks for stopping my blog. Of course we can buddy up. I have one other person that I am doing the challenge with, but she like myself is mixing P90X with other workouts as well.

    We can check in with each other on our Spark pages as well as our blogs if you like. I may not stop by every day because I don't have time to always update my blog and check in with other Spark friends too, but I will definitely stop during the week. Is this ok for you?

    Well, I am about to start work now, talk to you later.

    ~ Dee emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2454 days ago

    Comment edited on: 10/15/2013 7:57:25 AM
  • v NICKJAROSH
    Hey hoped you don't mind I stopped over to your page! Noticed you are doing P90X and just wanted to say keep it up! Week 5-6 now?
    2460 days ago
  • v DOGSTARDADDY
    Glad to have another dude with us on the Home and Garden and DIY Team :) Come on over and make some noise!
    2525 days ago
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