Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures

Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures

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A Loving Letter to Those Feeling Overwhelmed

My friend wrote me today that she has simply been crying, in a state of being overwhelmed.  So many people I know are telling me they feel close to the “end of their rope.”  For that reason I’ve decided to […]

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Upset About the Hobby Lobby / Supreme Court Decision
Or, are you celebratory of the decision?  In any event, people often inquire what can one person do about such large matters? I offer a sixty word summary first and then in 1051 words I explore more deeply.  My perspective is one of chagrin at the Constitutional compromise that the decision repres

posted 2:31:51pm Jul. 02, 2014 | read full post »

Is There Such A Thing as an Ordinary Day?
I found myself looking about the tasks of my day and I casually assessed, "Well, this is just an ordinary day." I immediately countered that observation.  June 25, 2014.  Unrepeatable.  Never to be seen again. These seconds,as they sweep past, will never whooosh in precisely the same configura

posted 1:25:23pm Jun. 25, 2014 | read full post »

What Can You Do to Stop Gun Violence?
Pay attention to what the Brady Bill people are doing on June 21: ASK the question.  Share with your neighbors, family and school.  And then, ask the question and DO something about the answer.  

posted 1:26:49pm Jun. 10, 2014 | read full post »

Mass Shootings
   

posted 1:23:17pm Jun. 10, 2014 | read full post »

Seattle Pacific University
When the sirens went off we were always startled, we wee ones,  just first, second and third graders  in our wing of the old school (it was old even then, decades ago). I knew I didn’t fully grasp the nature of what we called a drill. The only context for air raid exercises was the can of in

posted 8:55:16pm Jun. 05, 2014 | read full post »


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