I Will Speak No Evil. Well, Maybe.

The First Amendment of the Constitution reads: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” Many people, myself […]

The Lost Art Of Communication – Safety Screens

I actually started this a while back from a different angle.  I may add those parts in as serial installments at some time as I feel this is an ongoing subject that needs some serious pondering.  So, aside from that little introduction, on with the piece. Communication has become a misnomer in our society anymore.  […]

April 2 – How I spent my day

How I spent my day today. Washed linen Made bed Made weeks worth of fruity/veggie cups for morning shakes Played with Cassie Cleaned kitchen Played with Cassie Cleaned laundry room and took bags of clothes out to garage to go to thrift store Played with Cassie (she thinks everytime I get done with something, its […]

Plain Red Wrappings

Sometimes ridiculous just hits levels that cause you to give yourself whiplash from how sharply you jerk your head to the side in disbelief.  The latest such case is the one about the new Starbucks Holiday cup.  And it is being condemned by the religious community at large all the way up to presidential candidates […]

The Inquisition of Cecile

It was very hard to watch and listen to the Congressional Hearing with Cecile Richards.  The whole thing was reminiscent of the videos I have seen of the McCarthy Hollywood communist trials.  Ms. Richards was badgered, derided, accused and verbally assaulted for five hours.  Granted, there were many who came to her defense, to the […]

Sin

Sin – According to the dictionary a sin is: 1.  transgression of divine law:  the sin of Adam. 2.  any act regarded as such a transgression, especially a willful or deliberate violation of some religious or moral principle. 3.  any reprehensible or regrettable action, behavior, lapse, etc.; great fault or offense We are living in a […]

The Common Thread

Watching the news feed nowadays, it seems like the stream of legislated hate, sermonized intolerance, surveillance and just downright abuse from those in power never ends.  And it becomes overwhelmingly accepted due to a highly organized onslaught of carefully wrought ad campaigns to make the infringements seem “reasonable”.  Or by identifying one group or another […]