Last week I started a discussion (You can read it in my post A Dream of Heaven). I asked a question: "Is it really possible, do I really believe, that peace can overcome all the violent evil I see in the world around me?" Another headline has gripped the world's attention. Another tragedy has ripped … Continue reading Can True Compassion Change the World?
Someone once said that we, as a society, choose to work through charities and organizations rather than engage the poor around us. Now, if you've followed by blog for any amount of time, you will know that I don't agree with that. Not completely. I even wrote on how we hurt those in need more … Continue reading Can Compassion Exist Outside of Relationships?
I'm sorry that I didn't post this past Story Monday. Our favorite Oracle Aimee will return next week. Just an off week, I suppose. For this Compassion Wednesday, I leave you only with the following video. I don't want to ruin it with a lot of babble on my end. Watch this video, and then … Continue reading A Little Video Interlude
My kids love getting the mail. I don't mean that they just love getting letters or magazines addressed to them, but they love to literally run out to our mailbox and get the mail. Even if it's junk. What really makes their day, though, is when we get a letter from one of the children … Continue reading A Family Affair
As I drove to work friday morning, I could not help but notice the sunrise unfolding right in front of me. Pinks, oranges, and yellows charged in from the east and worked together to effectively push the purples and blues that held dominion further and further west. And I thought: I had nothing to do … Continue reading Control