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June 29, 2018

Whether you are on the left or the right of the political spectrum--you feel it:  Tension.  Anger. Frustration. Social fatigue. Animosity. Hostility. Name calling. Blaming. Helplessness.  So many of my friends on both sides are exhibiting symptoms of a country in crisi...

May 22, 2018

It has been an exciting journey reading my own work.  As a matter of fact, more like an out-of-the-body experience reading my own words out loud and reliving those experiences as the writer, the narrator and the editor.  This new version of Chiseled has taken twice the...

June 19, 2016

I believe we grow in thousands of small steps seen best at a distance, a decade at a time.  And although I have yet to achieve all ten decades (but have every intention of doing so!) here is my time machine in 10 year glimpses of how we change to become ultimately, who...

March 7, 2016

 

In the heat of this year's Republican primary contest, I was asked by one of my followers, Robert, "How did we get here?" While it would be impossible to detail all the complex reasons in one short blog, here is my overview:

I believe it started when Jesus Joined the G...

January 17, 2016

It was the house my grandfather built, the house where my father was born, and which stood in the center of the village like a beacon of hope. It survived the Nazis who stole all the furnishings, and the food, and then the Russians who took everything else, the plumbin...

October 31, 2015

 

If you read my memoir, Chiseled, you were introduced to my brave-hearted mother, Patricia.  She was a lover of plants and animals and all things living and non-living including rocks, beautiful stones, fallen autumn leaves, and wind-swept wood washed up on beaches. Sh...

August 22, 2015

It's not hard to see why Donald Trump is a hero to some people.  He is stirring up the muck from this country's sense of malaise.  People are sick of ineffectual government, a growing oligarchy of the rich dominating political decisions in favor of the rich, promises m...

July 29, 2015

Recently, I was asked by a devout Christian if I still held the same views about gay marriage as I did when I wrote my book, Dear Danuta while working at the Christian Broadcast Network.  In that book of advice I warned that the Bible was "filled with warnings" against...

July 24, 2015

We learned in the last blog five ways to take control of who you want to be.  The best part?  You can change your identity as often as you like!  YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE STUCK.  If you don't like the life you're living, change it.  If you don't like your body--fix it.  C...

July 22, 2015

Everyone is Chiseled. We emerge as the people we are by the sharp-edged tools of a sculpted life --the close calls, the sharp pains, the tricks and cheats that make life  unfair, the highs and lows--we become formed by these inevitable forces.  But that does not mean w...

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