Monthly Archives: May 2013

Suicide

    “To be, or not to be, that is the question:” ~ Prince Hamlet     Newsweek magazine recently did a cover story on the suicide epidemic haunting our contemporary western culture like a plague–a Black Death for the 21st Century. Some points … Continue reading

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Angels and Memorial Day

    “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”         John 15:13     No, this isn’t about those incorporeal beings–God’s messengers, who when they show up are so frightening that their first … Continue reading

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Well, Anyway. . .

    It was 25 yrs ago today that a seemingly innocuous event happened that established the course of the rest of my life– a TGIF happy hour. There are no accidents in God’s economy. The 24th wasn’t the date, but it was this Friday in … Continue reading

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Cultish Abuses of Family, Power and Sex

    “There are difficult times ahead. As the end approaches, people are going to be self-absorbed, money hungry, self-promoting. . .addicted to lust. . .They’ll make a show of religion, but behind the scenes they’re animals. Stay clear of these … Continue reading

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Recuerdos de Nuevo Mexico

    Well, I was thinking that’s “Memories of New Mexico” but being insecure about using Spanish I had to have that confirmed by my friend Marcela.  I lived in New Mexico for the better part of eight years.  I went to one year of high … Continue reading

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Rise of the Nones

. . . as in those who check “none of the above” to queries about their religious affiliation.  Like Europe, the USA is fast becoming post-christian.  I read in a Michael Gerson op-ed piece that half of all Europeans have never … Continue reading

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The OCD Cure

    Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is one of the anxiety disorders along with phobias, generalized anxiety and panic disorder.  Today, OCD folks are often referred to as “anal”–but I suspect that few really know where that term originates. The anal stage is one of Freud’s … Continue reading

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