TGIF: Gratitude for Modern Travel

I was out of town last week.  This is a pretty normal statement for someone to make.  But for me, last week represented a wealth of travel to be grateful for.  You see my Mom is very sick and in the hospital.  I wasn’t going to be able to go see her because of several…

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Monotheism And Seeing-Eye Dogs

****************************************************************** I had originally planned to observe a moratorium in “Skeptics Collection” posts until after the conclusion of the current e-course The Great Divide on religion and the US Constitution. What prompted me to change my mind was the President’s speech at the National Prayer Breakfast on international terrorism. Critics of the President’s speech have…

Prayerful Consideration

This weeks Prayerful Tuesday is on forgiveness and a forgiveness that heals and releases shame and anger. This article is an important one and I would like to offer it as a prayer to be meditated over. My Challenge to each of you is: How do we serve both the victims and their families and…

Cry Out in Your Weakness

Since I didn’t share my  #1000voices post with all of you last week, I thought I would this Sunday. It’s never too late to add your voice to those who speak up for compassion. It’s never too late to be compassionate. Hear others’ voices and reach out when you can. I wanted to take part in today’s 1000 Voices for Compassion,…