Mining for Meaning

I have been reading “Grace and Grit” by Ken Wilber.   Ken is a philosopher, author, teacher and much more. He is often referred to as “the Einstein of consciousness,”  I have learned so much by reading /studying just two of his books, “ A Brief History of Everything” and “Integral Psychology”.  But this book is… Continue reading Mining for Meaning

Suffering: Three things I know

For the past few weeks the idea of human suffering has been in the fore front of my mind.  It started when I heard  a talk given by Ken Overberg, SJ at the beginning of Lent on human suffering and our interpretation of it.  Fr. Overberg made it clear that suffering is not God’s punishment… Continue reading Suffering: Three things I know

I Voted Pro Life

I voted for Pro Life candidates in this last election, following my conscious and the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth and the social justice stance of the Catholic Church.  Being Pro Life means we should respect and support human life from “womb to tomb,” to quote the term used in Great Britain after WW II… Continue reading I Voted Pro Life

Alternate Realities

A certain person with whom we had dinner a few days ago said something that almost caused my head to explode in regards to President Trump’s  77 minute  press conference held on Thursday Feb. 16th  at the White House. Here’s the exact words he spoke, “I was so tickled when Trump spanked the press the… Continue reading Alternate Realities

Topple the Mighty from their Thrones

“He has put down the mighty from their thrones, and exalted those of lowly esteem.” –  Mary of Nazareth [circa  2,000 years ago] I cannot seem to come up with anything snarky or witty to write regarding  the “carnage”  that is taking place in Washington since Trump has assumed office and went into a maniacal… Continue reading Topple the Mighty from their Thrones

Bizarro World and Coverage for Everybody

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane. ”  — Martin Luther King, Jr. I have already accepted that we are now living in Bizarro World, but the latest news from the Washington Post interview of Donald Trump by By Robert Costa and Amy Goldstein  January 15th has everyone’s head’s… Continue reading Bizarro World and Coverage for Everybody

Clowns & Jokers

Well I think I’m in a better place since my last post.  And  I have decided on two courses of action for the next four years of a Trump Presidency.  First and foremost I will laugh. I will watch every SNL skit, every irreverent video lambasting Washington politics that I can find and listen to… Continue reading Clowns & Jokers