The Final Solution

When I see deadly violence anywhere in the world acted out by hooded men, neo-nazi, common criminal pedophile priest, shooter in a theatre, I wander a time a wilderness of disbelief hearing it on the web or t.v. I once again commit myself to the asylum of Ahimsa pushing back harder on the evil in […]

Rayn is not his real name. Oh my!

I gave myself my name after my Dad complained bitterly that he didn’t like some poetry I’d published:   D: “You published THIS…..in the FAMILY name!?”    R:”We aren’t the Rockefellers or the Kennedys, Dad, nobody knows our name.”   D: “But I know.”  He said grimly. R: “Ok, Dad, what if I took a pen […]

What it takes to be a Good Dad…

Word Origin and History for Wisdom. Old English wisdom, from wise (see wise(adj.) + -dom.A common Germanic compound (cf. Old Saxon, Old Frisian wisdom, Old Norse visdomr, Old High German wistuom “wisdom,” German Weistum “judicial sentence serving as a precedent”). Greek used by Hippocrates: from sophron “prudent, self-controlled”) or when a person reaches adulthood. Word Origin and History for Courage c.1300, from Old French […]