I started doing hospice volunteering over thirty years ago.I wrote an essay to use for training of new volunteers (attached)Like me, I knew they had to be prepared to deal with folks with widely…Continue
"This is just one mention of him from Percy others also mention the phrase.
How wonderful is Death,
Death and his brother Sleep
One, pale as yonder waning moon,
With lips of lurid blue
The other,rosy as the morn,
When, throned on ocean’s…"
"And, as she looked around, she saw how Death, the consoler,
Laying his hand upon many a heart, had healed it forever.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow—Evangeline. – Pt. II.Fingered Moon I personally I found that it was informative in relation…"
"Ah yes, the search for Truth.
And with the search for Truth comes the search for certainty.
Unfortunately, certainty is inversely proportional to tolerance.
The more certain we are we have found the truth,
the less tolerant we are of others who…"
I started doing hospice volunteering over thirty years ago.I wrote an essay to use for training of new volunteers (attached)Like me, I knew they had to be prepared to deal with folks with widely varying belief systems. If they had only one thing in common, they would all die.When we were born, it was as if we entered this life through the open outer door of a flying airplane. We have no parachute. This metaphor can be expanded in numerous ways but for now, we will focus only on this life and…See More
"Is it true that many call themselves atheists because they have become frustrated with the hypocrisy of "traditional" religions?
To me, the biggest hypocrisy is for a given religion to claim it is the "one and only"…"