The End

If the world was to end tomorrow, what would you do and how would you spend your last twenty-four hours? Hopefully, I would spend it with my wonderful family members  . . . all of them together. During the last half-hour of those twenty-four I would eat fried shrimp! Other things I’d enjoy doing, given […]

Viruses

The coronavirus is all over the news today. It is important and it is wreaking havoc in China, but I wonder why it is of more interest in this country than plain old flu. Many people refuse to be vaccinated against the flu for various personal reasons. I think seasonal flu needs more respect in […]

Peace

A while back I read a blog post by Brandon Knoll which resonated with me. Knoll questioned why we talk about people being at peace after death rather than during life. The question was raised by this sign (taken from his blog post): Life can be so challenging we forget to live in peace or feel […]

Victims

In Remembrance Yesterday these eleven people left their homes to attend a religious ceremony at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburg, PA. Today they lie in a Medical Examiner’s office on a slab.   Joyce Fineberg, 75, of Oakland, City of Pittsburgh Richard Gottfried, 65, of Ross Township Rose Mallinger, 97, of Squirrel Hill, […]

Soul 5

  Questions? Questions! More questions than answers, perhaps nowhere is this more the case than in discussing the soul. We speculate, imagine, believe, or believe in, a certain idea but we have no facts to back up that concept. One may have had experiences that reinforce personal beliefs, but is that proof? No. Or perhaps you […]