We are all likely to be wronged by others more than a few times in the course of our lifetime. Living in this imperfect world we will surely find ourselves faced with the dilemma of forgiveness over and over.
Archives for February 2013
The idea of cellular memory moves from an abstract concept to concrete experience.
This week’s video cautions against having good characters turn bad just to provide an interesting plot twist.
The 70th anniversary of the World War II Kokoda Track Campaign in Papua New Guinea was an inspiring experience, a moving blend of history and humanity. Part 2
I found words like ‘man-haters’, ‘feminazis’ (a hideous term which marries the word ‘feminine’ with Nazi-ism) and ‘radicals’ (which by definition means ‘favoring or effecting fundamental or revolutionary changes in current practices, conditions, or institutions’, but which also has a distinctly negative connotation in the realm of feminism). One female blogger wrote, “feminists are trying to make us believe there is this ghastly patriarchy that is ruling the land and that women need special treatment.”
The Door to Hell is noted for its natural gas firing which has been burning continuously since 1971.
“Desperate Freedom”, takes four teens through the cycles of poverty, each stuck in their own prison looking for a way out.
The insatiable demand for ivory in China is creating a poaching frenzy in Africa that is bringing the elephants to extinction quicker than we think. Why should we care?
I woke up groggy from yesterday’s migraine. I was going to meet the group at 5:30 for a run. Didn’t happen. Opened up my computer and began to wander and wonder and watch as the time went away.
Matilda and her tread belt of doom. She is a mean and unrelenting taskmaster. But when the roads are ice-covered, or so deep with mud that the runners would be sucked right off my feet, I plug her in and turn her on.