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Verna Moeller, saint in light
We can change history.
My daily prayer time begins with prayer for various chronic health conditions. The last one on the list is my right ear: for years, I’ve had significant hearing loss in that ear resulting from a patulous eustachian tube. I believe my youngest brother, my mother, and her mother all have or had the same thing in the same ear also.
One morning, I came to that point in my prayers, and stopped. I noted that I have prayed for that condition every day for many years, and there has never been any change. I said, maybe this is no more likely to be healed in this life, than Verna Moeller’s disfigurement was likely to be healed in this life. She is beyond the veil, now, but at that moment I devoted significant time and energy to her healing.
Insight as to who spreads fake news
Again, there is no truth without love.
Frames of reference
Empathy is the ability to see another person’s point of view.
The party line can change a thousand times.
The believers still believe.
First steps toward silence
A Friend posted this on FaceBook:
Someone commented, “I don’t know how to stop thinking. Not until I lay down at night. Brain is always busy with something. Wish I could turn it off.”
Here I will seek to meet that person’s need.
Here’s a new word: Equanimity.
I can’t even pronounce it.
Purging: A first peek
Laughter is the best medicine.
Science and the left wing and the right
“These key psychological differences can determine whether you’re liberal or conservative”
Some months back, I linked to this article and said I would need to devote more time to it at a later date. A later date has come. It lists fifteen physiological and psychological differences between liberals and conservatives. Some interest me more than others. Let me begin with a fairly bare-bones presentation of the list. Continue reading Science and the left wing and the right
Podcast – Meet the new boss
The political implications of charity.
Meet the new boss
Related blog post: The great questions of our time
Related article: “Race is being used to wreck the middle class”: The silent bigotry of America’s poverty politics
Wikipedia: Reign of Terror
Wikipedia: Great Purge
Music: The Who, “We won’t get fooled again”