Questions of Force and Faith


The death of 15-year-old Jaime Gonzalez has shaken this neighborhood along the U.S.-Mexico border, where parents already burdened by economic woes and street gangs are now faced with explaining the tragedy to their children. Making it especially hard: It remains unclear to his parents and investigators why Jaime — a drum major who danced in … Continue reading Questions of Force and Faith

The evil one and his works


The past week offered up some  shock and dismay, with the mess in Oslo. The more I hear about it on the news the more one has to consider what evil is going on in this world. I know many do not believe in a active devil, one that plays a part in our daily … Continue reading The evil one and his works

The Family Dynamic


Image by littledan77 via Flickr The family dynamic is a very complex thing, it offers great joy and great sorrow. People have write songs and preformed plays concerning the family. Most TV shows are based on the family dynamic and certainly we have read many many books on the topic. My family is no different, … Continue reading The Family Dynamic

'Liar in Your Life' Author Feldman: Why We Lie So Much


This is take from an online article in Time magazine…..   By EBEN HARRELL Eben Harrell – 29 mins ago A professor of psychology at the University of Massachusetts, Robert Feldman has spent most of his career studying the role deception plays in human relationships. His most recent book, The Liar in Your Life: How … Continue reading 'Liar in Your Life' Author Feldman: Why We Lie So Much

Reading list…


I just finished “Gross National Happiness” a book by Arthur C Brooks who also wrote “Who Really Cares” (also a great book to read). But back to the new book, Gross Domestic Happiness, this book looks at the national happiness of our country, what makes us happy and what doesn’t. It is a fascinating look at … Continue reading Reading list…