Contrarian

           How often is it that what one does whether meaning or not ends up contributing to something that is contrary to what is good or within the guidance of God.  We end up with a feeling of deserving of consequences or punishment.        ...

the Challenge

While the clamors all around, shouts of: Spat, Trouble, Rivalry, Irritation, Feud, Enmity! Setback, Tiff, Revenge, Ill-will, Fight, Estrangement!   The healing whispers in the heart for: Agree, Concur, Confer, Opt, Refer, Defer? ...

A provoking poem

         This poem was written at the end of the first World War and at the end of the first truly Progressive administration in America.    THE SECOND COMING by William Butler Yeats (1919)       Turning and turning in the widening gyre...

I would be happy just to follow the reasoning.

Situation:  in an area of conflict a UN chartered organization is running a school they discover some armaments secreted upon their property. Conundrum: in this area one of the combantant groups are in position of authority in government including...

Tuesday Love

You scent my memory Fidelity, constancy Forever my heart  

Sunday Encouragement

To face the unknown The coming week of challenges See it with bravura!    Courage perseveres through preparations have all made Don't talk yourself down.  

A few Lincoln quotes

Two presidents when confronted with resistence to their personal preferences for the direction of the country had totally different responses.  Yet the second one likes to use the first as a point of comparison. Lincoln on slavery: "I am...

Scribbles & Bits 101: Somewhere along the way

  Once people were considered to be the 'children' of the ruling structure.  It mattered not whether that ruling structure be concentrated in one or a group it was given to that structure to provide for all the needs of those dependent on the...

Kleenex Alert! Caring individuals

Where the government in the guise of the VA couldn't or wouldn't, private citizens could, would and did! GRANITEVILLE, N.Y. (WABC) -- Michael Solsona of Graniteville, Staten Island, is a veteran who lost his legs above the knee after stepping...

What is it?

     We've all come to the internet for as many reasons as there are people, so why do some of us get our knickers all knotted up and in a bunch when another does not conform to our own idea of the purpose and use of this site?  I've noted some just...