Archives for September 2011

Jamey's Suicide

Jamey Rodemeyer committed suicide this month.  The 14 year old was bullied for being gay.  In May he posted a personal video on telling the world that since coming out he had received much support from friends, family, and strangers.  He had an upbeat view on life.  Sadly, the hope, faith, and optimism turned [Read More…]

Man Sets Himself On Fire

In northern Greece this week a man deep in debt set himself on fire in front of his bank.  It was a bold, dramatic statement that reflects the stress, despair, and hopelessness an increasing number of people now feel throughout the world.  It is the second time he’s tried to kill himself because of the [Read More…]

Secularizing God on 9/11

… you shall not be like the hypocrites.  For they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men … when you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret [Read More…]

Satan and Chocolate

Dreams fascinate me.  With each passing day they absorb more of my time.  Carl Jung and I are now very acquainted.  We may become good friends.  I even invested a small fortune to acquire Jung’s The Red Book.  Dreams often keep me up at night because I analyze them on the spot when I rouse from [Read More…]