On the Question of Trust, Sharks, Users and Takers

So often I am reminded of a conversation I had with a long-term mentor of mine almost two years ago.  "How do you discern who you can trust?" he asked.  How indeed, I thought silently to myself. My answer then, as it remains, was that it was less important to know where others are coming [...]

How Do You Judge Thee?

According to Merriam-Webster's Dictionary, judgement is defined as:  a proposition stating something believed or asserted; a formal utterance of an authoritative opinion; or the process of forming an opinion or evaluation by discerning and comparing.  Capitalize the word and it takes on the power of Divine authority. Yes.  We judge others, just as we 'exercise' [...]