One of the first steps in your journey to Holistic Happiness and Health (h3) is becoming spiritually and emotionally healthy. I thought I would share a recent experience I had that might help you along your journeys.
A few weeks ago I was walking the Farmers Market in Long Beach with my friends from the Los Angeles Lifestyle Bloggers Club.
Out of nowhere , we were accosted by a street preacher. This man held his holy book tightly in his hands and raised it to the sky, pleading with his god to deliver me and the rest of the people on the street from both evil and sin.
At that moment, as I heard the waves crashing on the shore, I began to ask myself many questions.
A different type of nagging question…
The type of questions that we usually ignore.
The types of questions that we often dismiss as unnecessary fussing:
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Growth and change is scary. Klingon Chancellor Gorkon called the future “The Undiscovered Country” – a place where anything can and will happen.
Over the last few years, Buffalo and the people of Western New York have walked swiftly into that undiscovered country.
Of course there have been hiccups along the way. Buffalo is known for its nostalgic views and historical admiration.
In spite of that, the better angels of the community have made a lot of progress in the last 5 years to join the rest of the world in the 21st Century.
In discussions with Tom Dolina, he was concerned that the progress Buffalo has experienced in the past few years was too swift.
A gleaming medical campus now stands where there were once throngs of angry pro-choice and pro-life protesters. No longer do we cope with the decrepit Commercial Slip sewer pit, with a vacant Memorial Auditorium idly surrounded by vast surface parking lots. Now we embrace the bustle of Canalside, with a vacant One Seneca Tower idly surrounded by vast manicured lawns.
Many cities in the west have experienced similar rapid progress and growth… shedding their old identities and adopting new ones.
In successful cases, the communities and people adopt California-like values. Portland, Oregon is where the 90s are alive! Austin, Texas keeps it weird! Boise, Idaho is building a long delayed hotel next to their Whole Foods.
That’s why I’m platonically partnering with The Tommunist and launching Boov, a lifestyle blog dedicated to transforming West-ern New York into West-Coast NY.
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