“This Christmas mend a quarrel. Seek out a forgotten friend. Dismiss suspicion and replace it with trust. Write a letter. Give a soft answer. Encourage youth. Manifest your loyalty in word and deed. Keep a promise. Forgo a grudge. Forgive an enemy. Apologize. Try to understand. Examine your demands on others. Think first of someone else. Be kind. Be gentle. Laugh a little more. Express … Continue reading

A Tribute to the Fearless Father of Freedom


A Tribute to the Fearless Father of Freedom   There was a time when his people weren’t allowed to say his name Today they all sing and praise him in a glorious refrain In every church, synagogue and mosque His beloved people sing and call out For all the world to hear Madiba!  Tata! 446664!   He was born to lead From the moment of … Continue reading A Tribute to the Fearless Father of Freedom

Fireworks in the Morning


The fourth of July is characterized by patriotic parades, picnics and the Macy’s Fireworks Fantasia. I took this photo this morning. As I looked at the flower through the lenses I thought about how nature has its own way of celebrating the 4th of July. Happy 4th of July everyone.   Related articles July Fourth (goodoldmodern.com) Fourth of July fireworks to be staged in downtown … Continue reading Fireworks in the Morning

what happened to good?


What happened to good? I would like to know. All  you hear lately is negativity our economy: no good our hope: not there our respect: gone that’s not good. our patience:non-existent  That’s not good either. our dignity: not present not good at all! our ability to care for one another going, going gone This cannot be good. What happened to for the good of the order? What happened to … Continue reading what happened to good?