For much of my life, I have looked at each event as an isolated incident and not really pursued roots and causes, at least not aggressively. I did read a lot, and thought I was well educated, but I tended to accept the official or culturally accepted narratives for why things happen as they do. … More Questioning the mainstream narrative – and my list of favorite YouTube truth seekers
I love beginnings – mornings, new projects, puppies, babies, new years. So, every January I feel hopeful. But this new year I am feeling something more than hope – it is more like a delicious anticipation, the dawning of joy. Perhaps 2018 will be the year of truth, the year everything that is hidden is … More Could 2018 be the Year of Truth?
Epiphany: A Christian feast celebrating the manifestation of the divine nature of Jesus to the Gentiles as represented by the Magi, traditionally observed January 6th. A revelatory manifestation of a divine being. A sudden insight or intuitive understanding: “He had a painful epiphany about the absurdity of the job and quite.” (Aleksander Hernon) From thefreedictionary.com … More Epiphanies
Here I am. Keeping my new year resolution to write every day. My writing life became scattered and I lost my way because of a tragedy that happened 17 months ago. It threw my whole life off its track and all but wiped my mind clean. The tragedy was very bad, the worst possible thing … More Welcome 2018! I expect a lot from you.
We have gotten dragged into several wars this century, all of them pretty much disasters — for everyone except for those who got rich off of them. If you think the next war is going to solve our problems and rid the world of all the bad guys – well I know of a girl … More Let’s refuse to kill other people even if a bunch of war-hungry Senators tell us to
Just some preliminary notes for an essay I am working on about what it might mean to love one’s enemies. If you have thoughts on the subject or would like to share a response to the C.S. Lewis quote below, please leave a comment. If you are a Christian you want to make every possible … More On loving our enemies: Preliminary notes
I ran across this great cartoon today. It gave me a chuckle. I guess it’s old because the latest year is 2014. But as far as I can tell, in 2017 the scientific authorities are still holding the position that it’s all settled. That would make sense. Once a thing is settled there can be … More The settled doctrine of climate change