Layers, Upon Layers, Upon Layers

“I am a human being, with feelings and emotions and scars and flaws, just like anyone else.” ~ Josh Gordon I’m back! Wow, lots has happened since I said I was going to take a break and I’ve got some comments about it all that I hope will make sense. My dad taught me somethingContinue reading “Layers, Upon Layers, Upon Layers”

Humans and Change

“Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.” ~ Rumi “Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.” ~ Rumi “There are no victims, only volunteers.” ~ John Berger I wasContinue reading “Humans and Change”

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”

Cancer of Our Society

“I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.” – Mahatma Gandhi “Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence.” – Pervez Musharraf “Prejudice of any kind implies that you are identified with the thinking mind. ItContinue reading “Cancer of Our Society”

Do We Want to Live in a Society Like Nazi Germany?

“If we desire a society of peace, then we cannot achieve such a society through violence. If we desire a society without discrimination, then we must not discriminate against anyone in the process of building this society. If we desire a society that is democratic, then democracy must become a means as well as anContinue reading “Do We Want to Live in a Society Like Nazi Germany?”