Archive for April, 2015

 
  • Shifting Power Back to the People

    Shifting Power Back to the People

    by Alan F. Zundel U.S. politics has always been a tug-of-war between the power of organized money and the power of organized people. Clearly money is now winning. I am imagining a scene from that old movie, “Mighty Joe Young,” […]

     
  • Paperback version of my memoir now available!

    Paperback version of my memoir now available!

    A paperback print version of my memoir, Sunshine and Troubled Sea: How I Stumbled My Way Into Adulthood, More or Less, is now available online at the CreateSpace e-store and at Amazon.com. Sunshine and Troubled Sea is the story of […]

     
  • The Shifting Balance Between Security and Growth

    The Shifting Balance Between Security and Growth

    © 2015 Alan F. Zundel We humans have a drive for security and a drive for growth. Sometimes they work together and sometimes not. I have found that personal happiness is largely rooted in honoring the shifting inner balance between […]

     
  • Invisible Political Facts

    Invisible Political Facts

    © 2015 Alan F. Zundel When you ignore relevant facts, they become invisible. Invisible facts can lead to disaster. A dark basement might make lighting a match seem like a good idea, but if you ignore the sound of a […]

     
  • I Ain’t Crazy; I’m a Writer

    I Ain’t Crazy; I’m a Writer

    © 2015 Alan F. Zundel The hardest thing about being a writer is the (usually) subtle messages your friends and family convey without necessarily meaning to. Their facial expression, the tone of voice, the cautious questions while trying not to […]

     
  • My Quest for the Historical Jesus, Final Part of 3

    My Quest for the Historical Jesus, Final Part of 3

    © 2015 Alan F. Zundel (Part 3 of 3. Starts with Part 1.) By the year 2002 as I approached age 50, I was discouraged with my career and disillusioned with my church. My spiritual life felt stagnant, like it […]

     
  • My Adventure in Joining the Green Party

    My Adventure in Joining the Green Party

    © 2015 Alan F. Zundel I want nothing to do with the anger and personal attacks that poison our political life. But I do want to be involved. You know the litany of big problems we face: • the gradual […]