christopher L myers

About the Author: My Values

I believe that in order to truly understand an individual, you must grasp their key values. I accept this as a truth because these ideals certainly (and regularly) affect a person’s decisions, even if they are unable to fully identify their own foundational concepts. In order of importance, my values are wisdom, integrity, and fellowship. …

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Values: Belief

Religion and politics… two topics of conversation that cause dismay, angst and dread. We avoid them both when we’re around family and friends, but why? Both are integral to our lives and cultures and these ideals shape who we are as people. Because these themes are so close to our hearts, we find conflict in …

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Values: Perfection

We love heroes, both historical and fictional. They give us an opportunity to strive for something greater and to affect the world in a positive way. From an early age, we observe others and latch onto certain goals, which shape our directions in life as we grow older. We strive for perfection, desiring achievement beyond …

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Values: Knowledge

Especially early on in life, knowledge is often regarded as the most respected and desired attribute. Both parents and schools, two key influencers, prioritize knowledge. Those who have the quality are well known and are sought out in reference to both career and relationship. As anyone who has played a table-top role playing game knows …

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Values: Justice

‘Right’ and ‘Wrong’ are learned as principles early on and are taken to be law as we grow to discover the reasons behind society’s codes. Human rights, contracts (individual and organizational) and governments all are combined to create the structure that we live in. We hear often on the news and in fiction, that justice …

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Values: Power

Mentioned a multitude of times throughout popular culture, power is seen as something that a person must strive for. It’s the measure of success for many businesses, people and governments, but why? The basic dictionary definition (as there are many variations) is ‘to act or produce an effect’. It is most often thought of though, …

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