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U R what U believe U R

In 2011, Ipsos conducted a poll for Reuters News in twenty-four countries. The issue was about the belief. Reuters wanted to know what humans believe about the origins of human beings. Respondents were prompted with the statement, “There has been some… Continue Reading →

Driving in the Dark

I live outside a small town of 7,000  in the Blue Ridge mountains of SW Virginia. The town goes asleep at 9:30, so when it is dark; it is dark. The road I live on is an old cow path,… Continue Reading →

In GOD we Trust … Really?

“In God We Trust” was adopted as the nation’s motto in 1956  as an alternative to the unofficial motto of E pluribus unum (“One of many”). Traditionally, the meaning of the phrase was that out of many states (or colonies) emerges… Continue Reading →

Got Faith?

What makes good character? Funny you should ask. There are four traits or virtues  that seem to form good character; know what they are? Click  on Virtue 101. At a parenting workshop I was asked, “What is the one thing we [parents]… Continue Reading →

An IDIOPATHIC Life

I know? Interesting title. Since I write about things I know, you can bet I know something about Idiopathic. Specifically, Idiopathic Cerebellar Degeneration. Try saying that three times fast. If you read it middle name first, followed by last and… Continue Reading →

FAITH -vs- TRUST

As you can imagine, when a Marriage and Family Therapist tackles the issue of faith and trust it most often involves infidelity. What happens is, before they call me, the couple tries to weather the storm of thought and emotion…. Continue Reading →

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