My Granddaughter’s Future

Thursday, 25 December 2014 by

Since 9/11 there have been hundreds of people attempting to understand exactly who was responsible for the events of that day. As I sift through the information and attempt to piece together a version of the story, which makes sense to me, I can honestly say I have no idea exactly what the truth is.

The Simplicity of Peace

Friday, 22 August 2014 by

Mankind is really barely on the first rung of the ladder; we have not yet solved even such primitive problems as world hunger. The accomplishments of mankind, in fact, thus far are most impressive for having been achieved – almost blindly – through trial and error. While this random search for solutions has resulted in

Israel is Addicted To War!

Thursday, 31 July 2014 by

9/11 was used as an excuse to invade Iraq and today there are many unanswered questions regarding exactly who is responsible. But what we do know for sure is the Halliburton and several other companies close to the Bush administration reaped huge profits while hundreds of thousands of Iraqis died by the thousands and Americans

Another senseless school shooting! There have been 74 school shootings in America since Sandy Hook on December 14, 2012. SEVENTY-FOUR! Human beings are not born violent; it is a learned behavior. While every culture has its rare, insane acts, no other society embraces violence to the same degree as America. What is in the water

In the late afternoon of December 4, 1980, an unmarked grave was found in a field in El Salvador. When it was opened in the presence of the U.S. ambassador, it revealed the bodies of four women: Maryknoll Sisters Mara Clark and Eda Ford, Ursaline Sister Dorothy Kazel, and lay missionary Jean Donovan. Of the

Addicted To War? – Ask A Veteran

Saturday, 24 May 2014 by

The greatest peace organization in the country has to be Veterans For Peace. After all, who would know the value of peace more than those who have been at the front line of the insanity of war. I am not a vet. But I have spent years in Yemen, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Kuwait, and Colombia.

“I don’t understand,” she said, “why don’t you just stop after two beers?” A look of familiarity crossed his face and you could tell he’d been asked that question before. “Do you know that feeling that you get when you’ve had enough to drink?” he asked her. “Yes, of course,” she replied. He smiled at

Out for a stroll one evening, a young woman named Judy came across a drunk named Harry who was relentlessly searching the ground under a street light. “Did you lose something?” Judy inquired. “My keys,” Harry mumbled. Judy, being a kind spirited sort, began to assist in the search. As others came across the scene

12 Step programs are recognized as the world’s most effective tools in dealing with addictions. Why would  the Steps not work for man’s addiction to war? Well meaning peace organizations and anti-war groups don’t often talk of America’s obvious addiction to war. Perhaps it is because they don’t understand the realm of addiction or perhaps

  Peace organizations and an anti-war philosophy must have existed, at least to a degree, in Germany during the build up to WW II. Within the population there had to be those who saw the spiritual malady – the presence of the raw,  insane, ego-driven madness, which gave birth to one of the most horrendous