I’m looking out my office window as the sun rises.  Later each day, promising winter and then spring.  The colours are beautiful – fall is upon us and the leaves are changing. I remember yesterday like it was today – oops, a senior’s thing of stringing all of life into one day! I prayed for […]

Plato’s Republic– What is truth?

I’m in the midst of reading Plato’s Republic.  My wife had a copy hanging around and since I had never read the original – although I have read summaries – I thought is was time to digest Socrates’ thoughts as given through Plato. My first impression was that words and precise meanings are essential for […]

On homelessness, hopelessness, and the culture we live in

I’ve had opportunity this past while to hone in on homelessness.  My definition has needed sharpening.  I once asked what we could do for homeless people.  The reply was – “Put them in a home.”  Simple but true.  Then there would be no homelessness! . . . Not so simple! The homeless find shelter on […]