Tag Archives: morals

The Problem with Monuments

Today is the traditional Columbus Day holiday, which in many places is now being celebrated as Indigenous People’s Day or Native American Day, among other names. For years, Christopher Columbus was celebrated as the person who “discovered” America. The reality … Continue reading

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Virus of the Soul

Sitting at home reading about tens of thousands of people in my country dying of Covid-19 is hard enough. Knowing that countless more will die in the coming months is even more difficult. But reading about ignorant and hateful acts … Continue reading

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Letter to Mitt Romney

Dear Senator Romney, Thank you. Thank you for taking a moral stand and voting to convict Donald Trump in the impeachment trial. Because it was clear he would be acquitted, it would have been easy to fall in line with … Continue reading

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Chance Given

  On election night I was devastated by the Presidential results. Though I voted for her I wasn’t as devastated by Hillary Clinton’s loss as I was by Donald Trump’s win. It made no sense to me. Every election people … Continue reading

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Thanks and Love

Today I pause to give thanks, though I realize that each day lived is a gift for which I can be thankful. When you survive a major life-threatening heart attack then each day after that brings new wonder and beauty … Continue reading

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The Last of Us

The trailer for a new video game, “The Last of Us”, starts with the following: “The world’s been hard on us, hard on him. Joel’s done some terrible things. He tells me that on this journey you either hang on … Continue reading

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Choices

Maybe I’m naïve, but I honestly believe that people are essentially good. All of us have the capacity for good or evil actions, but I believe that at the core our essential beings are goodness. This does not mean that … Continue reading

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