Ever wondered about evil?

In case you have ever wondered about the nature of evil in a world created by a perfect God, here is an excerpt from a book by Augustine of Hippo: What is Called Evil in the Universe is But the Absence of Good. And in the universe, even that which is called evil, when it […]

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Volunteer

Volunteer week is over for this year.  Remember, however, that the need continues throughout the year. Your life and assets have their greatest value when used for the benefit of others.

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For all the SPAM non-believers!

I like SPAM. Not many do.  For all those unbelievers, here is an informative video.

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The Plight of Education

I received a link to this video in an email today. Unfortunately, though somewhat hyperbolic, it does show what I think education and our society are coming to. Enjoy!

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Thank you

brian

2015.Nov.11

Musings

Thank you for your sacrifice.

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New Year’s Day 2014

Happy New Year, Everyone! I truly hope that everyone has had a great year and that any events have been positive. If you are able to read this message, you have been blessed with the wherewithal to participate in a world of relative plenty. In this new year, let’s all do our best to help […]

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What have I achieved?

brian

2013.Sep.01

Musings

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I turn sixty today. I never would have thought I’d reach this point. It’s not something we think of a lot when we’re young. Nonetheless, I’m here. Perhaps it’s time to wax philosophical. What have I achieved in 60 years? Have I done anything worthwhile? Who will determine that; can I or must that task […]

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2013

It’s January, 2013.  It’s time once again to look at what is happening in our world – to do what we can to make it better.  Look at the plight of those oppressed by violence around the world.  Look at how our societies are becoming more and more unequal as the rich become richer, and […]

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We have to think about what we cheer

Osama Bin Laden is dead. It is great that such a man will no longer be able to terrorize the world.  Perhaps killing him was the only valid solution.  However, he and his like have already won to a great extent.  The world, and particularly the U.S.  live in continual fear.  Many of the people […]

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Random Quote

The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.

— Oscar Wilde