Archive for December, 2009

I was born on my way to hospital. We lived a couple of kilometers away from the nearest mission hospital, which was aid funded.  The...

I come not to bury love, but to complicate it.  There is something wrong with our concept of love.  Romantic love (just “love” hereafter) isn’t...

The Duke of Edinburgh is a dukedom associated with Edinburgh, Scotland.  There have been three creations since 1726.  The title was created a fourth time...

Women and girls have been discriminated against for too long in a twisted interpretation of the word of God. I HAVE been a practicing Christian...

It’s called the “December dilemma” – how to mix different family and cultural traditions around the holidays.  Here are some tips to manage the season....

The Rosary, a meditation on the life of Our Lord and His Blessed Mother, has been a powerful instrument of prayer down through the centuries....

The financial crisis has caused massive loss in wealth and employment.  Governments are trying to change regulation to prevent reoccurrence.  I hope these efforts are...

Ching Tor Lee Businessman Shanghai – China It would be fascinating to visit an Amish community as in Amish Not Irish. Your Autumn issue is an excellent read. In...

Israel is the country of milk and honey, tiny in size but a giant in history and world opinion.  The capital is Jerusalem – the...

Warner Brothers Studio turned 85 last year. But the “this” you must remember is that the birthday film “You Must Remember This – The Warner...

At a little past 11 a.m., on the 9th day of August, 2009, Sonia Sotomayor became the nation’s 111th justice, the first Democratic nominee in...

Ambergris Caye is Belize’s largest island and the largest of some 200 cayes that dot the coastline of Belize.  It is 25 miles long and...

 

What is the difference between leaders who are great and leaders who are GREAT! Those who study leadership have spent years asking the difficult questions:...

These guys seriously know how to pose for the camera!  Not only are they cool in front of the camera, but they live in the...

How trivial are the crimes of criminals that we incarcerate.  Those who deal in drugs, steal a car, or a diamond ring – even those...

More than 2,000 years ago Plato coined the term misologist.  It is defined as a hatred of reason and debate, particularly when it contradicts myths...