Water is life giving! And today is World Water Day. Water is nourishing, sustaining our survival and keeping us from thirst. A person can last a long time without food but water is essential and necessary all the time. When the Samaritan Woman argued with Jesus that He had nothing to draw water with, He [...]
The idle tramps always felt sure they could get a copper from Seth; they scarcely ever spoke to Adam. Adam Bede by George Eliot. Reading those words I was mesmerized by the strength of the description. The showing instead of the telling of how forboding Adam’s character and looks were. I read this to my [...]
“People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.” — Søren Kierkegaard Kierkegaard is by far one of our most brilliant philosophers of this time. His writings all stem from his education by a father who was well to do. His devotion and his writings centered around [...]
I never interfere in politics but this is ridiculous. Here in America! This is not Egypt or Libya! This is the United States of FREE America. Jeff Cox, Deputy Attorney General of Indiana tweeted advocating that the police should use deadly force against the protesters of Wisconsin. Now, it is really hard to believe that [...]
Since I immigrated to the States the legendary truthful or fictitious story during this day has been about Washington as a boy being truthful when asked if he chopped down the cherry tree. Truth. A relative word or an absolute description. When we talk about the Truth are we talking subjectively or objectively.
Happy Birthday Charles Darwin I love Darwin. But, my take on it is always regarding the Darwin Awards. Survival of the Fittest, meaning mentally in this case, takes on a whole different meaning, when you think of it in those terms. There is nothing you can do, to stop some idiot, from killing themselves, by [...]