Category Archives: The TOL Movement

The New Science of Love and the Pie of Knowledge

There are those things we know that we know, and those we know we don’t know.  There are other things we don’t even know we don’t know.   This has been beautifully illustrated in  The Pie of Knowledge.  The New Science of Love that is being discussed and explained here at TGconnection is from that huge blue…

Small Town, Big Love

I grew up in a small mountain town where no one was a stranger. Gracie, with coal-black hair and fire-red nail polish, was the cashier at the grocery store.  Sammy was the butcher.  His smiling brown face greeted my Mother, as he held up 2 pounds of fresh, lean ground beef for her approval, before wrapping…

The TOL Movement…what is it?

What is The TOL Movement? In order to answer that question, it helps to know what the TOL Movement is not. It is not a New Age philosophy, positive thinking, or “dream your own reality.” It has nothing to do with religion or politics, although it should have everything to do with them. Ignited by…

Get Real, Get Love, Get Rolling!

Cath’s take: “Get real, Cathy.  We do enough for these people…”  This challenge came to me from a reader commenting on my suggestion that “loving one another” is our only hope. The news story about people stealing iron fences from New York neighborhoods spawned outrage and dozens of comments.  Plenty of readers thought these crimes…

Bullying, Mayhem and Murder: Something Stinks

Elaine’s take: Is it just my imagination or do you, also, detect the distinct aroma of something that stinks to high heaven? I’ve nosed around a little. No, I’ve nosed around a lot! Have you noticed that something is fouling our precious air? It stinks when, a 4 yr old is tormented and bullied on a school…

Go for Love; Liking is for Cowards

In his New York Times op-ed piece, “Liking is for Cowards; Go for What Hurts,” Jonathon Franzen puts an interesting spin on technology and the resultant isolation from real life. He points out that technology has become an extension of our selves; that the admiration we feel for, and the attention we give to, all…

Category Archives: The TOL Movement

The New Science of Love and the Pie of Knowledge

There are those things we know that we know, and those we know we don’t know.  There are other things we don’t even know we don’t know.   This has been beautifully illustrated in  The Pie of Knowledge.  The New Science of Love that is being discussed and explained here at TGconnection is from that huge blue…

Small Town, Big Love

I grew up in a small mountain town where no one was a stranger. Gracie, with coal-black hair and fire-red nail polish, was the cashier at the grocery store.  Sammy was the butcher.  His smiling brown face greeted my Mother, as he held up 2 pounds of fresh, lean ground beef for her approval, before wrapping…

The TOL Movement…what is it?

What is The TOL Movement? In order to answer that question, it helps to know what the TOL Movement is not. It is not a New Age philosophy, positive thinking, or “dream your own reality.” It has nothing to do with religion or politics, although it should have everything to do with them. Ignited by…

Get Real, Get Love, Get Rolling!

Cath’s take: “Get real, Cathy.  We do enough for these people…”  This challenge came to me from a reader commenting on my suggestion that “loving one another” is our only hope. The news story about people stealing iron fences from New York neighborhoods spawned outrage and dozens of comments.  Plenty of readers thought these crimes…

Bullying, Mayhem and Murder: Something Stinks

Elaine’s take: Is it just my imagination or do you, also, detect the distinct aroma of something that stinks to high heaven? I’ve nosed around a little. No, I’ve nosed around a lot! Have you noticed that something is fouling our precious air? It stinks when, a 4 yr old is tormented and bullied on a school…

Go for Love; Liking is for Cowards

In his New York Times op-ed piece, “Liking is for Cowards; Go for What Hurts,” Jonathon Franzen puts an interesting spin on technology and the resultant isolation from real life. He points out that technology has become an extension of our selves; that the admiration we feel for, and the attention we give to, all…

Category Archives: The TOL Movement

The New Science of Love and the Pie of Knowledge

There are those things we know that we know, and those we know we don’t know.  There are other things we don’t even know we don’t know.   This has been beautifully illustrated in  The Pie of Knowledge.  The New Science of Love that is being discussed and explained here at TGconnection is from that huge blue…

Small Town, Big Love

I grew up in a small mountain town where no one was a stranger. Gracie, with coal-black hair and fire-red nail polish, was the cashier at the grocery store.  Sammy was the butcher.  His smiling brown face greeted my Mother, as he held up 2 pounds of fresh, lean ground beef for her approval, before wrapping…

The TOL Movement…what is it?

What is The TOL Movement? In order to answer that question, it helps to know what the TOL Movement is not. It is not a New Age philosophy, positive thinking, or “dream your own reality.” It has nothing to do with religion or politics, although it should have everything to do with them. Ignited by…

Get Real, Get Love, Get Rolling!

Cath’s take: “Get real, Cathy.  We do enough for these people…”  This challenge came to me from a reader commenting on my suggestion that “loving one another” is our only hope. The news story about people stealing iron fences from New York neighborhoods spawned outrage and dozens of comments.  Plenty of readers thought these crimes…

Bullying, Mayhem and Murder: Something Stinks

Elaine’s take: Is it just my imagination or do you, also, detect the distinct aroma of something that stinks to high heaven? I’ve nosed around a little. No, I’ve nosed around a lot! Have you noticed that something is fouling our precious air? It stinks when, a 4 yr old is tormented and bullied on a school…

Go for Love; Liking is for Cowards

In his New York Times op-ed piece, “Liking is for Cowards; Go for What Hurts,” Jonathon Franzen puts an interesting spin on technology and the resultant isolation from real life. He points out that technology has become an extension of our selves; that the admiration we feel for, and the attention we give to, all…

Category Archives: The TOL Movement

The New Science of Love and the Pie of Knowledge

There are those things we know that we know, and those we know we don’t know.  There are other things we don’t even know we don’t know.   This has been beautifully illustrated in  The Pie of Knowledge.  The New Science of Love that is being discussed and explained here at TGconnection is from that huge blue…

Small Town, Big Love

I grew up in a small mountain town where no one was a stranger. Gracie, with coal-black hair and fire-red nail polish, was the cashier at the grocery store.  Sammy was the butcher.  His smiling brown face greeted my Mother, as he held up 2 pounds of fresh, lean ground beef for her approval, before wrapping…

The TOL Movement…what is it?

What is The TOL Movement? In order to answer that question, it helps to know what the TOL Movement is not. It is not a New Age philosophy, positive thinking, or “dream your own reality.” It has nothing to do with religion or politics, although it should have everything to do with them. Ignited by…

Get Real, Get Love, Get Rolling!

Cath’s take: “Get real, Cathy.  We do enough for these people…”  This challenge came to me from a reader commenting on my suggestion that “loving one another” is our only hope. The news story about people stealing iron fences from New York neighborhoods spawned outrage and dozens of comments.  Plenty of readers thought these crimes…

Bullying, Mayhem and Murder: Something Stinks

Elaine’s take: Is it just my imagination or do you, also, detect the distinct aroma of something that stinks to high heaven? I’ve nosed around a little. No, I’ve nosed around a lot! Have you noticed that something is fouling our precious air? It stinks when, a 4 yr old is tormented and bullied on a school…

Go for Love; Liking is for Cowards

In his New York Times op-ed piece, “Liking is for Cowards; Go for What Hurts,” Jonathon Franzen puts an interesting spin on technology and the resultant isolation from real life. He points out that technology has become an extension of our selves; that the admiration we feel for, and the attention we give to, all…