Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Golden Thread

Earlier in life, I felt very alone and separate from everyone else, even from nature, and the universe. Then I discovered the golden thread, and life is SO much better. First, I know there is a thread which has – … Continue reading

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Oscar Romero Beatified

Thousands of Catholic faithful from various nationalities participate in the ceremony celebrating the beatification of martyr archbishop Oscar Romero at Las Americas square in San Salvador, on May 23, 2015. Thousands gathered in San Salvador Saturday to celebrate the beatification … Continue reading

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The Cave

Recently, I’ve had to review some coursework in Intro to Philosophy. There it is: “The Allegory of the Cave.” Men are stuck in a cave, unable to see anything but what’s right in front of them, and this is what life means … Continue reading

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Learning Ethics on the Playing Field of Life

Making ethical decisions is complicated. Nearly every large hospital now has an ethics board to deal with “cases” which are fraught with emotion. For example, a teenage girl, diagnosed with a rare type of blood cancer needs a bone marrow … Continue reading

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War & Peace / Philosophy & Religion

My good friend @neuroticblog has a great website, in which she discusses literature – classical and contemporary.  She invites discussion, which has led me to a spend hours trying to learn something new about War & Peace. No, I have … Continue reading

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