Provoking Questions!

         The first amendment and the one with premier position in the "Bill of Rights" states rather succinctly 'Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of...

"Sins of the Fathers"?

         One of the things that bothers me are those who hold up the failures of practiononers of Christian values to perfectly at all times to demonstrate these principles are also those who talk passionately about compassion and forgiveness.   They...

Trepidation & Hope

If I were to identify a background theme music for today I think it would encompass both trepidation and hope.  It would have a sense of nostalgia and anticipation too!

Attractive?

Something that is as fascinatingly attractive, as irresistable as a magnet. COYLY COME HITHER      OPENLY HONEST            NICELY CONSIDERATE      FREE & BREEZY              INDEPENDENTLY WALKING DARING & DEAR             ...

Fun Song for Bootlady

At the risk of a nuclear explosion north of the border! the post that provoked this  

An Honor Guard is called for the Pearly Gates!

William “Wild Bill” Guarnere, one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries “Band of Brothers,” has died at the age of 90. WWII veteran William 'Wild Bill' Guarnere 1924 - 2014  

Thoughts, is it?

  Coming together                     Openly sharing                      Meeting the new                      Misunderstandings & discord   Unwanted strife                         Nudges & noodges                  ...

Gaaaaak!

What hurts more? To lose your self? or Tell one you love they cannot stay? While they choose paths you can not or will  not go? You have accommodated and tolerated but rarely got it in return! So the choice is: to continue on in the...

A few quotes - present and historical

"By the most brutal methods of terrorism, a regime sought to maintain an existence that was condemned by the overwhelming majority of its people...I have tried to persuade the responsible authorities that it is impossible for a great nation, because...

Sunday Soothing: Warmth

While cold winds swirl round In dreaming warmth can be found flies us to the sun

Entanglements?

         From our founding America has been a bit schizophrenic about our military.  Even George Washington was conflicted about a standing military.  On one hand he said; "To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving...

The Other Sue's Quotes (23)

Among creatures born into chaos, a majority will imagine an order, a minority will question the order, and the rest will be pronounced insane. ~ Robert Brault I'm thoroughly familiar with the chaos, not sure about the order but am...