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Change is Inevitable

Change is inevitable. Except from vending machines. We put a lot of effort into figuring out how the world works and then the dang world changes. Since I live in a retirement village, I am surrounded by folks who not only dislike change, they refuse to acknowledge it. After all, their worldview has kept them … Continue reading

You Creative Types Know What I Mean

I have about 60 pounds of papers to go through; research for my book on human nature. There I am, minding my own business, looking out the window daydreaming when suddenly “Oh, no, not another book idea!” You know how they come to you when you least expect it. And sometimes you have to stop … Continue reading

Adapt or Die-the vital need for reform

John Kennedy once said, “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” “Revolution” is a word with positive connotations in America, but not in other countries. In fact, most revolutions end with many deaths and a new government installed that is just as bad, if not worse, than the original one. Ask … Continue reading

Can’t Fight the Establishment?

The hooves of the team of horses beat a slow, steady rhythm as they pulled the wagon down the country trail. A young man and his father discussed church matters as they rode along. The young man thought some things they did at church not only did not make sense, he thought they were opposite … Continue reading

Let Your Soul Sing

I am a Christian, but alas, I find I have more in common with the dancing, laughing Sufi poet Rumi, who said, “‘My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there,”-than I have with a thin-lipped, judgmental Calvinist and her “sinners in the hand of an angry God” … Continue reading