Can You See Me?

Modern Life is so diverse. At a Wine and Waltz event last week, I noticed that as the winery representative introduced the wines, the intimate group of 28 sipped their glasses. She explained the terrain where the vineyard grew the grapes, the various methods for...

Justice

Justice should be a straightforward word, but in a culture of insane contradictions and evil atrocities, we have to clarify what we actually mean by it. The simple definition, beyond fair treatment, is administering deserved punishment or reward. This requires a standard of behavior; a set...

The Historical Records

One of the silly movies I watch with my client is Galaxy Quest.  The Characters are supposed to be a sci-fi cast that had an actual encounter with extraterrestrials.  The aliens believe that the TV Shows that they received were actual historical records from earth.You...

Effective Dehumanization

Dehumanization is the psychological process of demonizing others, making them seem less than human and hence not worthy of humane treatment. This can lead to increased violence, human rights violations, war crimes, and genocide.This is the basic strategy of the devil. In the Scriptures, we...

One Way to Educate

One of the ways anyone can educate the public and those in positions of power is to write a letter exposing the facts, mingling them with real people’s stories and putting out very specific actions that you want the educated to take.  This can take...

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Treating Symptoms vs Curing Disease

My doctor wants to treat the disease, I just want to address the symptoms.I have  written before about the struggles I have with chronic fatigue and pain.  I have been told by doctors for years that there isn’t anything wrong with me physically.  It’s emotional...

Backbiting is for Dogs

I have three Labrador Retrievers living in my home. They are not normal, rambunctious, sport-dogs though.  These are unusually docile, preferring to gently nudge each other for affection. In some homes, having three large breed dogs would be chaos.  Most sport dogs have so much...

Let’s Have a Conversation

I really hate politics.  The whole idea of manipulating people to achieve a goal is nauseating to me.  Playing people like chess, politicians use misinformation and disinformation far too often.Lest you think ProLife advocates are pure and undiluted, let’s look at HR36.Congress put forth a...