Belief Should Lead To Action

As mortal beings, we frequently define "living" in terms of death or infirmity. We too often measure our progress, position or condition based on what we don't have or what we've lost. I have little doubt at this point in my life that part of my journey here on earth is to come to grips … Continue reading Belief Should Lead To Action

An Open Challenge for 2016

For this new year, I'm posting an open challenge to family and friends. It will likely take you out of your comfort zone but I'm going to throw it out there anyway. My feelings will not be hurt, I will not be forever scarred, nor will our friendship suffer in any way if you disregard … Continue reading An Open Challenge for 2016

Tolerance, Compassion and Offense

Tolerance is not the same thing as acceptance, and acceptance is not the same thing as an endorsement. -¬†Larry Alex Taunton, The Atlantic Such a simple truth... In this country do we not have the simple right to be offended? Isn't it okay? Isn't it enough? Can't we simply be offended by something someone says … Continue reading Tolerance, Compassion and Offense