Category Archives: religion

To Seek

While hunkered down during a recent Nebraska winter storm, I decided to leaf through a few books that have been gathering dust on the shelves over the years. There were the old standards like the Christian Bible, The Holy Quran, … Continue reading

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Charlatanism

“This one simple trick will burn 75% of calories.” We scroll through pages on the Internet and roll our eyes at such obvious scams. Unfortunately, many desperate people cast aside their skepticism and order the book, pills, or webinar with … Continue reading

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Have Respect

Placing people onto mental pedestals is a common habit amongst us human beings. It comes about, in part, due to society’s hierarchical structure. In a better world, every person would be respected as an individual and nobody would be idolized. … Continue reading

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Live Freely

“Some trails are happy ones,Others are blue.It’s the way you ride the trail that counts,Here’s a happy one for you.Happy trails to you,Until we meet again.Happy trails to you,Keep smiling until then.Who cares about the clouds when we’re together?Just sing … Continue reading

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To Seek Common Ground

The paradox of patriot culture is the love of America coupled with hating over half of its inhabitants. This was the gist of a radio commentator’s remarks I overheard on a customer’s phone speaker, while I waited in a queue … Continue reading

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Humility Has Been Undervalued

Somehow Jonathan and I went down the rabbit hole of humility earlier this week. My pal had been grousing about the boastful politicians who claim that only they can fix what’s wrong with America and the world. He also complained … Continue reading

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On Human Rights Day 2022

“Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.”–William Pitt the Younger The abridgement of civil and human rights is an ages-old problem. History notes its presence … Continue reading

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