Category Archives: General

Beyond Christmas, Compassion in Short Supply for Republicans Lawmakers

Christmas time always brings a spirit of giving from most of us. The Salvation Army buckets gather donations, the homeless are given more attention than they usually get and needy families with

Those Who Are Offended Easy Will Find Happiness Hard to Come By

I am preaching to myself here when I say that if you are easily and often offended, you are only robbing yourself of happiness. The longer we stay offended, the longer we

Cause of Homelessness in America is Diverse

As someone, who was worked for a homeless shelter for over five years and whose job description sometimes meant signing in walk-ins and staffing the phones for referrals, I have met many

The Future of Robotics: Imagine a World without Workers

If any of us choose to look far enough into the future, they might see a day coming when no one will work, unless they just want to.  Though the common worker

A Personal Note to My Readers

I want my readers to know the reason I haven’t been posting that much lately. I do want to assure everyone that it isn’t because I have lost any interest whatsoever. My

The Smile on a Mother’s Face and My Heart is Envious

Today I’m feeling a little envious of someone. That someone is Michael Phelps. It has nothing to do with his gold medals, his good looks or how much more money he probably

Maryland; My Maryland: Shame Is Your Lot ; Weakness Your Only Sad Excuse.

Maryland; my home for all of my fifty-three years. As States go; I thought Maryland to be better than some. Worse than others; but a State generally inclined toward the Democratic Party;

The True Parent Helps Us Understand Integrating Character Traits

Re-post from valrfederoff.wordpress.com: This morning, like many others when I was in the privacy of my shower or enjoying nature in solitude, my thoughts turned to prayer to conversation. But it really

I Still Wiggle When They Kick Me So……..

I Still Wiggle When They Kick Me So…….. I must be OK! Greetings Readers. It has been a few weeks since I last wrote anything. I have been fighting the Federal Government

Trayvon Martin: Another Victim of “Stand Your Ground” Law

Outrage is the best way to describe the feelings of African-Americans and anyone who has a sense that something went really wrong when a man named George Zimmerman; a Neighborhood Watch captain