Philosophy

Weather ’tis Nobler in The Mind

Ten years ago, when Al Gore first published his book on the environment, Earth in the Balance, some of his Senate colleagues believed it was so radical it would ruin his career. President George H.W. Bush called him “ozone man,” and claimed,…

SELF IMPOSED PRISONS

For most of us, when we think of prisons we picture large concrete buildings, barbed wire, electric fences, and steel bars. We envision criminals being held there for crimes against society. There is also a different kind of prison. This…

Perseverance

When the veil of darkness has draped itself around your life and concealed the tears of your pain and despair, when you stand alone in your hour of adversity and need and no-one is willing to stand beside you, when…

The Crucifixion of Christ, American Style

“For God so loved the world…” he returned his only begotten son to the land where he shed his grace on thee. Vindication for the faithful, rejoicing for the true believers, it was the second coming of Christ—and he was…

Dethroning the Gods of the Religions

When the body-mind is indivisibly unified in consciousness man is continuous with the universe of life forces. The threads of unity, the lines of force that connect the body-mind to the cosmos and to the universal are in that case…

The Art of Giving

Throughout the ages, we have been told that generosity is the wellspring of happiness and that, “as we give, so shall we receive.” Generosity unfolds in the art of giving, and giving comes from the heart. Life is short and…

An Open Letter To Women Everywhere

Dear Sisters, I am moved to write to you as a result of my participation in the March For Women’s Lives. Speaker after speaker at the rally immediately prior to the April 25th March admonished the gathering throngs on the…

The Importance of the Personal Touch

Publishers and editors are human and as in need of recognition, human contact, and praise as are writers, artists, and all of us.  Some writers, having suffered too many rejections, develop a negative image of the professional women and men…

THE LEGACY

Shortly after my father’s death, my mother and brothers decided that I should assume ownership of his car. Because it was larger and heavier than the one I’d owned for several years and would ostensibly secure my personal safety to…