Category Archives: Principles

Saint Andrew Apostle

This is Saint Andrew’s Cross. Today is the Feast Day of Saint Andrew, the first apostle to be called by Jesus. He is the patron saint of Scotland, Russia and Greece, places known for rebellions and revolutions. Today is also … Continue reading

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A Happy And Blessed Thanksgiving Day

Life is the greatest gift of all. Unexpected. Undeserved. Unmerited. Given to us freely – in love, with love, for love. It is the wellspring of all the other gifts in our life. Today, I am specially thankful for the … Continue reading

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Thorny Flowers

It has been a weekend of pain and suffering, brought about by anger, violence and hatred. Las Vegas. Edmonton. Marseille. Before those, Charlottesville. London. Barcelona. How can we keep on inflicting pain and suffering on one another? We humans are … Continue reading

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One More Gift ~ PEACE!

During my younger years, one of my favorite ‘little’ books was Dag Hammarskjöld’s Markings. He died too soon and was in a plane crash on his way to the Congo to broker peace talks between rebels and their government. Almost … Continue reading

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How Many More Deaths Till The Guns Are Silenced?

I watch with great sadness the endless cycle of violence throughout the world: from open conflicts over territory and borders, to simmering low-level conflicts waged against minorities and the marginalized, to terrorist attacks meant to sow fear and terror against … Continue reading

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Some Random Acts of Kindness

Life is not easy. It is, in fact, difficult. There are enough heartaches, sorrows and pain in the world for me to add any more to the sadness and suffering. While pain and suffering may be an essential ingredient to … Continue reading

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I Believe In Serendipity

  I picked up the book, misreading its title as A Man Called Love. Being the incurable romantic that I am, I thought “I’d love to read about the story of a man called Love.” And it was a best … Continue reading

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