After watching with concerned interest and persistent care many press conferences and such since Mid March, I became aware that I had enough knowledge and irritation. While taking a break from the public media and messaging challenges, such a decision also offers reprieve from much. A wise person wrote in Proverbs 26:21 “Just as charcoal […]


Prayer for Closeness with God in the Time of Social Distancing Inspired by Jeremiah 23:23-24 God, you are the maker of heaven and earth.  You created each and every one of us.  There is nothing that you do not see.  There is not a thought or feeling that we have that we can hide from […]

The rarest? What is the rarest: bravery in battle, great intelligence, or moral courage? This is not a trick question yet answering it or living it is. Hemingway wrote in A Farewell to Arms in 1929 “Few men are willing to brave the disapproval of their fellows, the censure of their colleagues, the wrath of […]

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Pain Now When you become aware of pain in your body, instead of fighting it, ignoring it, shaming it, or numbing it, you might ask yourself, “What if I could learn to welcome what is about my body, right here and now?” Instead of seeing pain as a nuisance, we can pay attention to it, […]