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The internet shows that nothing can be hidden. It means that the people who hurt others can’t hide and will be called to justice; it means that the people who quietly help others, will be rewarded. Before the internet, it […]

Building mutually useful relationships between religions and their societies, involves the best use of language and good public relations. PR may not yet be possible between hyper-antagonistic individuals and groups however good public relations is possible between people holding informal […]

I get a kick out of visiting Niagara Falls in New York and Ontario, Canada. The Falls represent indescribable power. The Falls is actually a set of three waterfalls along the Niagara River: the American Falls, the Bridal Veil Falls, […]

Since year 2000, the International Space Station has been orbiting Earth. Astronauts switch-out living there. The station is used as a science lab for many countries. Currently, there are six astronauts living in the station, studying and performing maintenance. October […]

I just finished a 4-mile walk outside. Colorful leaves fell from oak and maple trees. Clouds moved away and there was the sunshine. No matter how hard I tried, I could not stop the sunshine, I could not stop the […]

From 21st Century Science and Health: Divine Science raises the standard of freedom and says: “Follow me! Escape from the control of sick, sinful, and dying knowledge!” Jesus designated the way. Citizens of the world, accept the “glorious freedom of […]

Last weekend, I interviewed music students parading at the Pageant of Bands in Sherburne, NY. More than 20 bands, from 20 different school districts came to perform at the event. Music brought them together. “It’s interesting visiting new places and […]

At a local art show in Cooperstown, New York, last evening, I observed the displayed artwork. Everyone did. However, human nature also took time muse, to ponder. Many of the windows were open due to welcomed and friendly weather. I […]

Two young mothers, from two different churches, came together to co-organize a Refugee Relief event. They aligned themselves with already established organizations, the Mennonite Central Committee, which sends relief kits around the world to help displaced people, and the American […]

Plans get upset. Families are upset. Businesses and politics get upset, however, we have a spiritual order and government to go to. “And now, isn’t it wonderful all the ways in which this distress has goaded you closer to God? […]