The Rolling Stones catapulted to mega-stardom when the rock band came out with their hit song back in 1965, “I Can’t get No Satisfaction”. On the more philosophical level, the Stones were rebelling against the media’s suffocating advertising, going on a virtual anti-Capitalistic rant. But on the more visceral and obvious level, Mick Jagger was … [Read more…]
I’ve always been fascinated by a particular sculpture that sits – literally sits – along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia. Auguste Rodin fashioned “The Thinker” in order to conjure up images of deep philosophical or reflective thought. Originally it was a piece designed to represent the very pensive Dante Alighieri as he contemplated writing … [Read more…]
My late Finnish mother-in-law, sturdy and strong, though petite, grew up during the days of the Russian incursion into her homeland. She lost her only sibling, a brother, during one of the battles. So she was never able to laser off all the emotional scars that were tattooed onto her life. Thus, when in her … [Read more…]
Come this Sunday to hear guest speaker, Rev. Glenn Davis, preach from Psalm 1 in a sermon entitled “God Bless You”. It’s sure to be a message that’s nothing to sneeze about!