Tag Archives: Compassion

The reason for the season

I ate a $46.00 New York Strip steak last night, well I ate half of it and brought the other half home. My wife and I were invited to a small company holiday party at a well-known restaurant. The ambiance, as … Continue reading

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God’s favors

“God works in mysterious, inefficient, and breathtakingly cruel ways.” – Penn Jillette  I ran into a lady Saturday night at a party that I had heard had just changed jobs after working for the same company for almost 20 years. She was … Continue reading

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A Thanksgivings note to my Senators

“It wasn’t the White House, it wasn’t the State Department, it wasn’t father LaVar’s so-called people on the ground in China that got his son out of a long term prison sentence – IT WAS ME. Too bad! LaVar is … Continue reading

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38 ways you can finally stop being a D*ck

I subscribe to an online magazine called the Elephant Journal which describes itself as “it’s about a mindful life”.  This online journal is one of many, too many, that I get on a daily and weekly basis about Buddhism, liberal Christian … Continue reading

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I am sorry

“I am sorry” would seem to be three pretty simple words to say. I would suspect over my 56 years of living I have said “I am sorry” a time or 10,000. I have said it as a condolence. I have … Continue reading

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The illusion of self-importance

“Our posturings, our imagined self-importance, the delusion that we have some privileged position in the universe, are challenged by this point of pale light. Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark.” – Carl Sagan When … Continue reading

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What is a human being?

“As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last and the … Continue reading

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