Monthly Archives: February 2016

A Thoughtful Heart

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn    L “A heart weary of hate cannot learn to love.” I came upon this quote, credited to a Russian poet, in a New York Times article written by Mikhail Shishkin, “How Russians Lost the War.”  He was decrying the manner in which the Russian authorities were ratcheting up old animosities toward fascism and love of the motherland to fire up … Continue reading A Thoughtful Heart »

The Virtuous Life (plus 300)

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn “The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.”  – Aristotle Words tend to lose their meaning over time.  When Donald Trump describes himself as “hugely successful,” I walk away shaking my head muttering, “not by my definition.” So I’ve been reminded that the word virtue has been redefined for me in sobriety.  There was a sobriety meeting at the … Continue reading The Virtuous Life (plus 300) »

How to comment on a post

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Friends, Several of you have asked how to comment on a blog post. It’s very easy.  When you receive an email of the post, click on the post Title.  This will link you to the website and you can read the post from there.  At the bottom of the post will be a “Comments” section, and you can type what you … Continue reading How to comment on a post »

Mother India Claims A Son

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn   For Mothers, wherever we find them. “Nothing in the world is permanent, and we’re foolish when we ask anything to last, but surely we’re still more foolish not to take delight in it while we have it. If change is the essence of existence one would have thought it only sensible to make it the premise of our philosophy. We … Continue reading Mother India Claims A Son »