Category Archives: religion

Social Justice

During the past few years the subject of social justice has come up for debate in several nations. Often there is a wide discrepency between talk and reality. For instance, in 2013, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych said, “I am convinced … Continue reading

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The Beatles And India

Yesterday, the clerk at the thrift store in Wayne, Nebraska was testing an old boom box stereo unit to make sure the thing worked before putting it up for sale. He placed “Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” into the … Continue reading

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Live Honestly

I have a confession to make.  When I was still a young adult, my life was a dishonest one.  Oh, I was taught that honesty in life is the best way to live.  In real life, though, I found out … Continue reading

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Happy Imbolc

We have arrived at one of those times of the year when we can observe the blending of traditional western culture with newer western culture.  First we have the ancient Celtic practices. Secondly there are the ancient Roman aspects. Thirdly, … Continue reading

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Street Children

Do you notice children on the streets at the times they are supposed to be attending school?  Do you ever wonder why they’re where they should not be? Some of those kids are not merely truant.  They’re street children. Street children … Continue reading

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On Thomas Paine Day

Despite commonly held opinions, many people are opposed to and frightened of  actual freedom.  This has long been the case, even here in the United States of America, where freedom is highly praised. One of our founding fathers, who was … Continue reading

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Know Yourself

I had not seen Jorge for more than a month because his driving route had been temporarily changed to make up for a coworker’s vacation schedule.  So it was really good to visit him again. My friend said he has … Continue reading

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