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IT’S REALLY OKAY TO FEEL OPTIMISTIC

Jan 22nd, 2013 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Yesterday opened an invigorating moment for seniors who are ready for optimism. The crowds, exceeding estimates, at the Washington Mall signaled a new energy, a refreshing readiness, an enthusiasm for a new day.

A shift, definite and wide spread, has begun taking place in America. While some may not have picked up on it quite yet, there is a positive mood beginning to sweep the country. It’s really okay to be optimistic. We’ve had enough of the down side. It’s time to look up, to see the sun shining, to hear laughter, to feel a sense of pride in America, to be a part of a new dynamic, to be caught up by a new determination.

Indicators have been increasing in showing us how that shift is occurring. The mood of America is moving



Seniors, There are Islands of Hope

Aug 6th, 2010 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

If you are one of those seniors who grew up with a sense of integrity, saw hope in the future, nurtured the principles of fair play, then you are likely looking for Islands of Hope in our time. They are there. They are evidenced in good people like Shirley Sherrod, whose name and witness have now, gratefully, become house hold words. We need more Shirleys. We need persons who stand up for what is right and evidence a frame of reference that says “I can make a difference.” There are islands of hope.

Those who have worked hard in their professions and jobs, those who have reared their families with lessons of sensitivity are the persons who are helping keep the fabric of good sewn together in our times. There must be genuine satisfaction among those who took the time and demonstrated the courage to teach their children the principles of good and bad, right and wrong. That is one of the reasons that the millenia generation has less prejudice, demonstrates no interest in