Icarus, Compassion and Forgiveness

Icarus, Compassion and Forgiveness. [ thepersianflaw.wordpress.com ] ICARUS Daedalus fashioned two pairs of wings out of wax and feathers for himself and his son. Daedalus tried his wings first, but before taking off from the island, warned his son not to fly too close to the sun, nor too close to the sea, but to follow his path of flight. Overcome by the giddiness that … Continue reading Icarus, Compassion and Forgiveness


…I truly believe we are all doomed. Yet, inside me is this positive spirit that always works its damnedest to persuade me otherwise. Just this morning I learned my camera is gone forever. Silly me accidentally left it in the cab that took me home from a visit back to Dodge over the weekend. Dad and MsB are up for a visit, and we all … Continue reading Sometimes

More Thoughts from the Front Porch

I’ve always been a life-long learner, off on some tangent, seeking knowledge. Whether it be Geometry, Philosophy, Ancient Cultures or Psychology, I seek out bits and pieces in fits and starts; I’ve been on this quest for almost twenty-five years now. It began in my early twenties, and continues to this day. This quest is not just for the sheer pleasure it gives me though, … Continue reading More Thoughts from the Front Porch

Which Way To Peace?

How is Peace achieved? There are no easy answers nor is there one direction that leads towards that elusive thing called peace, and this song recognizes the incongruity that exists even to this day. Yet once that goal is set, once we recognize that differences in opinion are but small things when taken within the context of thousands upon thousands of individuals looking towards the … Continue reading Which Way To Peace?

The spirits are talking silliness thru the wires

According to Jung, at around the age of six or seven we separate and then hide away the parts of ourselves that don’t seem acceptable, that don’t fit in the world around us. [first line from ‘Spirits in the Wires’, by Charles DeLint] I carry a wisp of that little girl still inside. I remember I was not feeling well that day, it was late … Continue reading The spirits are talking silliness thru the wires