Tag Archives: Morality

Musings on the News

Hello out there.  I haven’t written much lately, and I will admit it is because the news has been overwhelming. You have probably noticed that countless people are upset. And rightly so. One reaction is that the public seems to … Continue reading

Posted in General Musings, Media Thoughts, Politics, Society and Civilization | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Announcing “The Heart of the Elder”

Hello dear readers, I have been away from here for a few months, but there is an exciting reason. I am thrilled to announce The Heart of the Elder: Good Elders and Their Influences, written with the nationally-known and wonderful teacher, … Continue reading

Posted in General Musings, Publications, Society and Civilization, Spirituality & Religion | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Current Immigration Policy: A Few Words

And now Jags will prosecute immigrants… It was horrific that President Trump implemented a program to remove children from immigrant families and from families seeking asylum. Rightfully, US citizens have been appalled. The latest news from Trump’s government modifies this … Continue reading

Posted in Media Thoughts, Politics, Society and Civilization | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Religion, Morals, and Kindness

What does Christianity have to do with kindness? Continue reading

Posted in Conversations, Philosophy, Society and Civilization, Spirituality & Religion | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Lessons of the Trickster: Coyote

Indigenous stories do not have obvious heroes. Beings are not easily divided into “bad guy” or “good guy.” The moral is often obscure. In fact, many of the stories are not for children.  Some of the scenarios deal with the … Continue reading

Posted in Shamanic Posts, Society and Civilization, Spirituality & Religion, Stories from long ago | Tagged , | Leave a comment

What Does Charlottesville Mean?

With the horrid events of the rally in Charlottesville, VA and the mystifying and disturbing comments made by the president, I cannot keep silent.  There are many things I could say (and  I won’t get to them all at this … Continue reading

Posted in Media Thoughts, Politics, Society and Civilization | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Becoming Human (a Rant)

Today I am frustrated. I’ve heard too many whining hypocrites and unfounded emotional diatribes.  I’ve listened to dueling newscasters and politicians, read facebook posts and heard angry rants on the radio. I’m sick of rich people who think they are … Continue reading

Posted in General Musings, Healing, Media Thoughts, Philosophy, Politics, Shamanic Posts, Society and Civilization, Spirituality & Religion | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Modern Christian Preconceptions

Preconceived ideas about historical Christianity seem to fall into two groups. The first group believes that any changes in Christian concepts have arisen from the evolution of people and society over the centuries. Most likely this bias is based on … Continue reading

Posted in Philosophy, Society and Civilization, Spirituality & Religion | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

May it be so.

It’s been a hard time for many people, and yes, for me too. I have been less affected by the financial problems of the country than many others. Countless people have lost their pensions, jobs, homes and hope. Laws permitted … Continue reading

Posted in Healing, Media Thoughts, Politics, Shamanic Posts, Society and Civilization, Spirituality & Religion | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Homelessness and Responsibility

Today, we are creating the future with everything we do. Dear Reader, I don’t expect you to solve global climate change or the problems of a consumer economy by yourself. In fact, I don’t know how to solve those problems. … Continue reading

Posted in General Musings, Media Thoughts, Philosophy, Politics, Society and Civilization | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments