Category Archives: relationship

Week In Review – 12 Sep 2021

Yesterday was the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  Two decades ago, the  09.11.2001 event changed America forever and started our long war on terror.  Have we achieved justice for the near three thousand lives lost on that day?  … Continue reading

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9/11 – Twenty Years Since

  Twenty years is a long time.  But the scenes from the 9/11 attacks on the US homeland remain as vivid as yesterday.  My children were toddlers at the time. Sad to say that terrorism has morphed into a fact … Continue reading

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Where Is Political Polarization Headed?

What happens when political polarization is taking to the extremes?  That’s a question I have been contemplating lately.  Will the result be chaos? Apocalypse? Or something else? I don’t know, and frankly, I rather not find out. But if our … Continue reading

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Trying Time, Part 2

  Although the outlook for the Coronavirus is still uncertain, its impacts on our lives are readily apparent. Lives lost, stores closed, and social behaviors modified are cases in point.  But there are underlying fissures more than meets the eye.  … Continue reading

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Attachment

   “The root of suffering is attachment.”  ~ The Buddha  Human are emotional beings. We develop feelings toward others over time. Be it our friends, our pets, or our clothing. They become our favorites because we have deposited our time, … Continue reading

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A Badge Of Competency

  I watched a briefing by the White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki today. And if you haven’t seen one, I highly recommend to check it out.  Sec. Psaki was impressive in her role as the spokesperson for the President … Continue reading

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Emotional Truth In Action

  Emotional truth is subjective, personal, and deeply rooted.  A good example is President Biden’s decision to pull out American troops from the Afghanistan. Mr. Biden never believed sending in more troops was the solution. Now, we are witnessing his … Continue reading

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Here I Am

  The sense of anxiety begins to fade, as I claim my spot in this space. Truths, lies, and feelings matter only in this context. Beyond that, any worries or fears are not my concerns. Here I am.

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Predatory Capitalism

Predatory capitalism has been called “domination and exploitation [in]. . . economic practice,” or “capitalism without a conscience.” But wait, isn’t capitalism supposed to be good (at least from the US perspective)? Isn’t it supposed to bring out the best … Continue reading

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Giving In Relationship

  Here is a quote, “This world is  .  .  .  more than the beating of the single heart. It’s praising. It’s giving until the giving feels like receiving” [source]  It reminds me there is a spiritual side of giving … Continue reading

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