Do you have lots of friends?

Every so often, someone says something to me that demands my contemplation. Sometimes it’s the most innocent of questions in passing conversation and sometimes it’s a direct criticism. Most of the time these quips are simply seen as growing opportunities. Then there are those remarks that nag at you — Jonathan Haidt’s “elephant”. They stir […]

God and Donald Trump

Last night, I received an email from a friend with the subject title, “God and Donald Trump”, and I cringed as I slowly clicked to open. The email read as follows: Description book — “God and Donald Trump”: With pundits asking, “How did he win?” this book explores whether there was a supernatural element involved. […]

I wonder – Easter Poem

I wonder if when He was young, He dreamed of things to come. I wonder if when He played, He pondered His fate, no longer delayed I wonder if when in school, He told others, He made all the rules. I wonder if when rabbis read, He mouthed the words the prophets said. I wonder […]

The U.S. is running out of room!

Really?  I was talking to some friends this morning who has a son that might consider going to India. Which got us talking about clean water issues, population, and a whole bunch of other stuff. I knew India has a massive population, but for some reason hearing it today in light of all the recent […]

I [don’t] deserve that

I try and limit my time on Facebook these days and put more effort into face-to-face time with those around me. This week I’m taking a little vacation in Montana and have found myself browsing facebook in the downtime. There’s a bit of a shock factor in the postings I read. I guess over the […]

Captcha Me This

We’ve all had to complete those “captchas” when filling out an online form. You know, those things with the blurry, distorted text that asks you to type what you see. Well, last night I had a dream that I was filling out this online form and I got to the captcha at the end. To […]