Pierced to the Heart

Freedom of religion should never be compromised because the sword of fear and overreaction can cut two ways.

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The Modulus of Elasticity

The California Highway Patrol says that it is investigating footage posted on YouTube that shows a policeman repeatedly punching the face and head of a prostrate woman. Video shows him straddling the woman and hitting her at least 11 times. Police say that the woman needed to be restrained and was endangering herself and motorists … Continue reading

A Nation Divided?

Originally posted on accord1:
  In a nation divided among imaginary lines of Ideology, class, gender, ethnicity, skin color, etc., the temptation exists to run away with any one of the many sound bites. These sound bites outline a season of politics that stands as nothing more than a dog and pony show to see…

The Fierce Urgency of Now: Is There Not A Cause? Part1

“If we are not vigilant; politics, ideologies and philosophies become our idols of worship.  This becomes the perfect place to slip into racism and do it under the cover of Just plain Politics. The saying that “all is fair in Love and Politics” becomes true to the detriment of race relations. Love can never be compared to political Ideology.” … Continue reading

Synergy II: “Oz”

“Reluctantly drawn into the epic problems facing the Land of Oz and its inhabitants, Oscar must find out who is good and who is evil before it is too late. Putting his magical arts to use through illusion, ingenuity, and even a bit of wizardry, Oscar transforms himself not only into the great and powerful … Continue reading

Divided we Fall: Where is The Love?

Yo’, whatever happened to the values of humanity. Whatever happened to the fairness in equality Instead of spreading love we’re spreading animosity.  Lack of understanding, leading us away from unity “Where is the love” The Black Eyed Peas 2006 17th stanza In a nation divided among imaginary lines of Ideology, class, gender, ethnicity, skin color, … Continue reading

In God We Trust?

“My counsel is this: Live freely, animated and motivated by God’s Spirit. Then you won’t feed the compulsions of selfishness. For there is a root of sinful self-interest in us that is at odds with a free spirit, just as the free spirit is incompatible with selfishness. These two ways of life are antithetical, so … Continue reading