Retaining Integrity in a Political World

The world is spinning seemingly out of control, yet it remains on its axis.  It seems to move faster and faster each day and yet it still takes 24 hours to do so.  Happenings are reported momentarily assaulting the senses as they compound, continuously attacking our ability to remain calm as we assess and valuate … Continue reading Retaining Integrity in a Political World

Have We Become the United States of Stupid?

  Recently I read a meme posted on Facebook about stupid people.  The first time I read it, I was uncomfortable that he spoke about people being stupid.  Growing up, stupid was an unacceptable word, so when I read this quote from Dietrich Bonhoeffer, an anti-Nazi theologian imprisoned in Germany in the 1940s reflecting on … Continue reading Have We Become the United States of Stupid?

If We were Having Dessert, Now is the Time We Would Have it

I do not remember thinking meals in our house were anything spectacular during childhood.  We ate chicken a lot, always vegetables and usually a salad.  Weekends were pot roast and vegetables and very occasionally a steak.  Mother was good at casseroles as well.  Dessert was rare.  After all, on shopping day a pack of Oreos … Continue reading If We were Having Dessert, Now is the Time We Would Have it