Posts made in June, 2014

Talk #6 Getting Honest (Part 2)

Talk #6 Getting Honest (Part 2)

Description: spiritual awakening, Father Joseph Martin, chalk talks, alcoholism, AA, Melody Beattie, Codependency No More, John Bradshaw, author and speaker, Bradshaw on: The Family, PBS, spiritual life, Father Anthony de Mello (a Jesuit priest from India and author of Awareness, Song of Bird, de Mello talks on YouTube, integrity, dignity, sanity, at birth, facing our problems, solving problems, organized religion, the God within, insanity, schools, teachers and coaches, direction and personal satisfaction, tests over talents, school is an escape. This sixth video was shot overlooking Mobile Bay and the Fairhope Municipal Pier, on June 26, 2014. www.tedburnett.com and www.thesageofmobile.com Copyright © 2014. All Rights Reserved. “Talk #6: Getting Honest...

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Talk #5: Getting Honest (Part 1)

Talk #5: Getting Honest (Part 1)

    Description: Getting honest, spirituality, truth, searching for the truth, drinking problem, learning disability, benefits and liabilities, unexpected relief, personal truths, source of pain, self-esteem, self-worth, self-hate, telling lies, getting caught, life experience, master and student, facing reality, stop running and start facing our problems, new problems, consciousness, denial, procrastination, emotional and spiritual development, building character, changing man, an evolving person, Madison Avenue, twenty-something, new and positive experiences, fighting reality, dropping the life’s script for reality, freedom over slavery, pursuing our dreams. This fifth video was shot overlooking Mobile Bay and the Fairhope Municipal Pier, on...

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Talk #4: more on Spirituality (Part 2)

Talk #4: more on Spirituality (Part 2)

Subject matter: Spirituality, Living in reality, letting go of the past, projecting the future, Now, Getting honest, a logical vs. illogical life, pursuing what you want, taking risks, solving problems, happiness, peace of mind.   This fourth video was shot overlooking Mobile Bay on June 19, 2014.   www.tedburnett.com and www.thesageofmobile.com   Copyright © 2014. All Rights Reserved. “Talk #4: More on Spirituality (Part 2)” by Ted Burnett My other essays can be viewed at my blog – http://wwwtedburnett.com. I can be contacted via email at –...

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Talk #3: Spirituality

Talk #3: Spirituality

  Description: Spirituality, Living in reality, Facing past and current problems and learning to solve large and small ones.  Conquering our fears with faith in God, courage and strength.  Growing up.  Being a survivor. nature vs. artificial. This third video was shot at Bayfront Park in Daphne, AL overlooking Mobile Bay on June 18, 2014. Copyright © 2014. All Rights Reserved. “Talk #3: Spirituality” by Ted Burnett My other essays can be viewed at my blog – http://www.tedburnett.com. I can be contacted via email at – tebjr1@yahoo.com.

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Ted Burnett’s second video shot overlooking Mobile Bay, on June 16, 2014.

The following 7 minute video was shot overlooking Mobile Bay on the afternoon of June 16, 2014.  Its my first video in almost a year.  I’m standing behind the camera and my voice can be heard in the background.  Look for more videos in the near future.

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USS Gabrielle Giffords — “the laying of the keel” ceremony (a moral dilemma)

USS Gabrielle Giffords — “the laying of the keel” ceremony (a moral dilemma)

Note: An email to Gabrielle Giffords’ organization, Americans for Responsible Solutions.May 29, 2014  Gabby, I live across the bay from Mobile, Alabama. I caught your recent visit to the port city for “the laying of the keel” ceremony for your new combat ship, on the local news. Given the unique qualifications for naming a Navy ship after a living person, it seems to me that a person who nearly died from an assassination attempt and who lost members of her staff and even constituents from that event might want to pass-on having an American warship named after them. Given the fact the Iraq War was a bogus war started by an American president that led to a lot of innocent Americans and Iraqis getting killed and wounded, isn’t it easy to see...

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