Tag Archives: opinions

The peer in pressure

Two lawyer neighbors of mine invited me to lunch today. Let’s call them “lawyer #1” and “lawyer #2”. This purpose of this lunch was to gauge my reaction to a guy that lives in our neighborhood who also happens to … Continue reading

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Speak and spoken too

“Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” – Jalal ad–Din Muhammad Rumi I am not a yeller, I can be a loud talker, at least according to my children, but I don’t like to … Continue reading

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Whose toes am I stepping on now

Apparently I have been stepping on a few toes lately. Trump supporters, those are easy ones. They have such big ultra sensitive feet. Christians or maybe just religion in general, well since I consider myself a Christian Universalist with a Buddhist … Continue reading

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Picking our battles

“Be selective in your battles, sometimes peace is better than being right”. – Unknown My Mother was a first grade teacher for almost thirty years. If you do the math, considering a class size of twenty or so kids each … Continue reading

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The holiday loudmouth, yes I have one too

“Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts.” – E. B. White Oh the holiday’s are upon us. Time to eat, drink and listen to your loudmouth relative tell you everything that is … Continue reading

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Living life at your own pace

I was listening to a mental health professional in Sunday school who was talking about her work with the homeless. She made the comment that in her 20 years of work she had found that the best results she had … Continue reading

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