Too long a sacrifice
Can make a stone of the heart.
O when may it suffice?
That is Heaven's part, our part
To murmur name upon name,
As a mother names her child
When sleep at last has ...
If you're reading this post, it's quite possible that you know who the author is. You may have actually seen my face, or met me in person. Maybe you've heard me speak, or even sing before.
Yesterday was a typical blustery and cold March day in Chicago. I was riding home on the El and watching the city flash by. A man sits down next to me. A stop or two down the line, he taps me on the ...
President Obama gave a very good speech in Israel today . Within the speech he provided both words of support, words of adulation, words of criticism, but mostly words of encouragement. All issues ...
Voyager 1 has officially crossed the heliosphere, left our solar system and entered interstellar space. 35 years in the making!!!
More here and here and ...
A road rager pulled a gun and fired two shots at my car this afternoon--one went through the back of my trunk, the other missed. The other driver then pulled up next to me in the right lane (all ...
President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela died today, and although I make no claim to expertise on the man or his country, his career and accomplishments deserve appreciation by those of us on the broad ...
In the aftermath of Thursday’s blockbuster account by the Italian newspaper La Repubblica of a gay sex lobby in the Vatican “being blackmailed by a network of male prostitutes who worked at a ...
Aaron Swartz was an internet leader and free-speech advocate. He helped organize the worldwide movement to keep the internet free from censorship and corporate control. After Aaron downloaded a ...
GMB02 is being put in a hospice situation. His identical twin brother and I will crawl into bed with him as he makes his transition. His priest--also an identical twin--will also be there. It might ...