And a Little Child Shall Lead Them

“I speak not for myself but for those without voice … those who have fought for their rights … their right to live in peace, their right to be treated with dignity, their right to equality of opportunity, their right to be educated.” ~ Malala Yousafzai I grew up in a relatively obscure church withContinue reading “And a Little Child Shall Lead Them”

Topsy Turvy

“War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.” ~ George Orwell “Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.” ~ John F. Kennedy “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” ~ Albert Einstein “The universe as we know it is a jointContinue reading “Topsy Turvy”

It’s An Opportunity

Like many people I thought that once the elections were over, we would have some peace from the political insanity. Nope. Not gonna to happen. But maybe that’s a good thing. Like many of you, I’m exhausted. But I just keep thinking that I have to continue plugging along trying in my small way toContinue reading “It’s An Opportunity”

Fall Cocoon

“How beautiful it is to do nothing at all and then rest afterwards.” –Spanish Proverb “I make no secret of the fact that I would rather lie on a sofa than sweep beneath it.” –Shirley Conran “There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither.” –Alan cohen EveryContinue reading “Fall Cocoon”

Another Golden Opportunity

“Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.” – J.K. Rowling “It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.” – Chuck Palahniuk It’s happened again. Another school shooting. As I wroteContinue reading “Another Golden Opportunity”