Monthly Archives: September 2007

Gettin deep..

There’s an expression in my part of the world, “gettin’ deep” which literally means the baloney is on overload. Today in a story reported on Huffington Post, John McCain says he’d prefer a Christian president since this nation was founded … Continue reading

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The old shell game

Be sure to read Sy Hersh’s latest on the growing threat of war with Iran. The Bush administration has been ramping up the threat and just last week the Senate gave its tacit approval to an encounter with Iran. In … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Jelaluddin Rumi

Today while visiting Brother David’s website that this is the birthday of Jelaluddin Rumi. Rumi was a mystic and I first learned of him a few years ago watching Dr. Wayne Dyer on Public Television. The Guest House This being … Continue reading

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Mathetes tag

Recently Jeff tagged me for a Mathetes award. I’m honored to be so highly regarded by a fellow blogger. That tagging carries with it some responsibility to tag others too.

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Scarlet and black

This is one of my favorite movies and one of the final scenes from the movie. The movie is based on the real story of Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty.

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Stranger than fiction

This video from 1992 is very telling. Back then AIPAC did not have the hold on our government and our foreign policy that it enjoys today. A different scenario played out then in Iraq and Kuwait and this very telling … Continue reading

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What’s going on..?

As we ramp up to yet another war. Here is one of my favorite ballads by one of the greatest voices in Motown history. Suppose they gave a war and no one came. Imagine the day when universal health care … Continue reading

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Merton and morality

It sometimes happens that the men who preach most vehemently about evil and the punishment of evil, so that they seem to have practically nothing else on their minds except sin, are really unconcious haters of other men. They think … Continue reading

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Counter to God’s law?

“We need to be very precise then, about what I said wearing my stars and being very conscious of it,” he added. “And that is, very simply, that we should respect those who want to serve the nation but not … Continue reading

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Trapped in the nest?

I think that all of us are like eagles who have forgotten that we know how to fly. The teachings are reminding us who we are and what we can do. They help us notice that we’re in a nest … Continue reading

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