2016 Book Review #2 – The Jihad of Jesus

A must-read for everyone holding to any religious creed. In his book The Jihad of Jesus – The Sacred, Nonviolent Struggle for Justice, Dave Andrews offers the most coherent and compelling faith-based argument for nonviolence I have ever read. His dedication to detailed research of today’s dominant religions (Christianity and Islam) and the reasons for…

Birthday Water

Have you ever experienced a day without access to clean water? 3 days? A week? What about a lifetime? That is a lot to wrap your brain around isn’t it – a lifetime without clean water? What value would you place on having access to clean water? Can you imagine living without it? I can’t.…

An Award – for ME?

Kate over at Will Wally Wonder nominated me for my first Blogging Award!🙂              Merry Christmas to me! Please take a moment to wander around Kate’s delightful site! I promise I’ll be here when you get back. *thumbs twiddling* *twiddling …* *twiddling …* *twid–* Oh! You’re back! I hope you enjoyed your trip Down Under!🙂 As with…

Live Friends in a Virtual World

I have always been great at meeting people. I chat with them, get to know them and love them – easy as pie. At least, it used to feel like that. The older I become, the more difficult it seems to make meaningful connections. At almost fifty-two years of age, recently separated from my husband of twenty-eight years, and living in yet another ‘new’ area…