Keep Going

Yesterday’s post generated many personal responses that encourage me to offer a bit of clarification … I am disappointed in society and the direction that dualism has taken us as a race.  My disappointment is exacerbated by the abominable condition of politics in America.  While every country on the planet faces its own issues, the […]

Victory for America

I do not look forward to victory for Republicans or victory for Democrats.  Partisan politics be damned.  Either/or politics is unproductive and counter-productive. During my business travels in Latin America two and three decades ago, a wise Mexican once told me, “I do not have problems.  I face situations.  If I do not attend to […]

No Value in Complaining

I discovered Etty Hillesum years ago as I researched my Holocaust novel The Hamsa.  My cousin Mary Ann from Indiana suggested I read the diary Ms. Hillesum wrote prior to her incarceration and subsequent murder in Auschwitz in November 1943.  Titled An Interrupted Life, her complete diary was not published until 1986.  In it, she […]