Damnatio Memoriae…Again!

I wrote the original post some five years ago, trying to place within context the desecration of memory I saw taking place. Many Americans were judging historical figures based upon our modern ethos and condemning them for not acceding to our modern expectations. Now five years later, I see the renewed and continuing desire ofContinue reading “Damnatio Memoriae…Again!”

A Quick Thought…

Silence often speaks volumes. The world is filled with words, but consider the powerful calming effect of listening to the breaking of waves on a beach or enjoying the still expectation of the sun rising over the horizon. Sometimes the best thing to say is nothing at all. So…I’ll let others speak. “The right wordContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”

A Quick Thought…

I was reading through the news feed this morning and saw the latest headlines of violence, mistrust, and hatred that permeate our world today. I don’t know about you, my fellow writers, but I want my writing to help end these problems and not just call attention to them.  The world is full of problems.Continue reading “A Quick Thought…”

A Quick Thought…

Sometimes we say and/or do things before considering all the consequences. Though we may not mean to, our words and acts can become stumbling blocks to others. As a Christian, one of the greatest shames and what keeps me awake at night is the thought of causing anyone to stumble in their faith or doubtContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”

A Kind Word…

When life seems unfair, when we feel misused, when every day becomes a burden, our focus tends to shift from others to ourselves. We are beset on all sides by evil, whether we see it or not. I’m not talking about people, but evil spirits tempting us and telling us there is no hope. Don’tContinue reading “A Kind Word…”

A Quick Thought…

Attitude is everything.  The way we decide to view any situation can change its impact and meaning. Bad circumstances can be viewed as a testing ground for our faith and character. Keep this in mind as you travel life’s journey. You attitude, in many ways, will determine what you get out of the lessons alongContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”