My Heavy Heart

I am retired and no longer have to work So why am I so sad? I am in good health as is my husband So why am I so sad? We have enough money to not worry about the future So why am I so sad? Is the pandemic taking the joy out of living? … Continue reading My Heavy Heart

US leaving “Graveyard of Empires.”

Lesleigh Coyer in front of the grave of her brother, Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Coyer, at Virginia's Arlington National Cemetery in March 2013. He died of complications from an injury sustained in Afghanistan. Afghanistan has been called the "graveyard of Empires." The British tried to take over the country twice and failed. The Russians also … Continue reading US leaving “Graveyard of Empires.”

For the Three Million and for Those Who Remain

“More than three million people have died from Covid-19 since the first cases surfaced more than 14 months ago and upended life for people across the globe.” —NY Times The silent killer continues its work. First it stalked the old and infirm and people with underlying conditions. Now it has come on strong to snatch … Continue reading For the Three Million and for Those Who Remain

Covid cases stress US healthcare system

At the rate the Covid-19 cases are going up in the US, it's possible that pretty soon people who are sick will not be able to get medical care in any hospital or healthcare facility. Currently, more than 11 million cases have been identified there, with one-quarter million deaths. As of today, 251,268 people have … Continue reading Covid cases stress US healthcare system

Lesson 11: Be Open to Signs from the Spirit World

“And now here is my secret, a very simple secret; it is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.”– Antoine de Saint-Exupery Some people say that a spiritual world doesn’t exist because they can see no evidence of that. I say they aren’t paying attention … Continue reading Lesson 11: Be Open to Signs from the Spirit World

Lesson Five: Some Questions Don’t Have Answers

"Zen wants us to acquire a new point of view to look into the mysteries of life. This is because Zen has come to the conclusion that the logical process of reasoning is powerless to give satisfaction to our deepest spiritual needs." ~ D.T. Suzuki Are you an orphan? Are both your parents gone now? … Continue reading Lesson Five: Some Questions Don’t Have Answers