Do we have the capacity to prevent war

Today the real test of power is not the capacity to make war but the capacity to prevent it. Wars are fought on two fronts. Macro wars which involve governments and power brokers and micro wars which involve you and me. We have limited ability, other than our voice and democratic vote, to frustrate powerContinue reading “Do we have the capacity to prevent war”

Back in the saddle again.

I last blogged December 3,2019. We were preparing for Christmas, the lights were up, anticipation was high and families were meeting and greeting from all parts of the country. Fast forward and to-day we’re living in a different world, a world of COVID-19, a virus that spreads rapidly, causing side effects of social distancing, economicContinue reading “Back in the saddle again.”

Helen and Irene

St.Michael’s was a modern church, its minimalist design appealing to a more youthful generation of church goers. Thin slices of onyx, replaced the more traditional stain glass windows. Colorful and airy paper sculptures floated from the church ceiling giving the illusion of angels floating through the sky. An illuminated cross dominated the front of theContinue reading “Helen and Irene”

Out of the Darkness

It is in the darkest hour that reason dawns, that hour of self doubt and confusion before enlightenment. Intuitively we stumble towards the truth, but become conflicted with the world’s unreasoning hysterical chatter. So we wrestle with our insecurities and try to separate the wheat from the chaff. The unexamined life is not worth living.Continue reading “Out of the Darkness”