ISIS is creating a lot of anxiety around the world and Heads of States everywhere are wringing their hands about what to do. Thousands of tons of smart bombs have been dropped on them but everyone knows that bombing will change little. It has been shown in the past that prayer does work, so I . . .
In her song “What I need,” Karen Taylor-Good sings, “You don’t always get what you want, you get what you need.”
This is a lesson that the Republican Party is having to learn right now and they don’t like it one little bit. Let me explain.
The leaders of the GOP clearly don’t want Donald Trump . . .
In the aftermath of such terrible, gut-wrenching events as we witnessed in Paris last Friday, I am, as always in such situations, somewhat loathe to weigh in with a Radical Forgiveness viewpoint lest people see it as an attempt to minimize or gloss over what was obviously a cowardly and thoroughly despicable act.
Barbaric, perverted and . . .
Right after the massacre in Charleston last week, the first TV clip I saw was the prosecutor ranting on about how she was going to make sure that boy would get the death sentence. Of course. It’s what people say after events like this. . . .
What happened in France last week shocked the world. The cold-blooded murders were bad enough, but what really pushed everyone’s buttons was that it was the direct challenge and affront to our values, especially freedom of expression.
(Note: The U.S. limits this more than most. Any American proclaiming . . .
Much as President Obama has tried to keep us out of overseas wars, he, like everyone else, has been sucked in, yet again, to the idea that violence is the answer. ISIS must be eradicated.
You have to wonder, are we addicted to war? Is it in the human DNA? Could . . .
In the wake of Robin Williams successful but tragic suicide, the topic of depression has once again come to the fore.
Unfortunately, the coverage of the death of Lauren Bacall the very next day provided a diversion and an excuse to turn away from the topic of depression and the uncomfortable . . .
I have to admit to having been a bit reluctant to wade into the swamp that is now the Gaza situation, but I feel the need to do so now.
That’s because it’s a prime example of where we can make a real difference by using one of the tools associated . . .
Michelle Knight – “It’s the Way of Life”
When some crazy guy wounded Pope Jean-Paul by taking a pot-shot at him, the Pope forgave him. Everyone thought it was wonderful.
“How could he do it?” people asked. “Well, he’s the Pope,” most people replied. “You’d expect him to, I guess.”
This was . . .