Think About This: What is the one issue you can’t ignore?

The last couple of days have been overly emotional ones for me. This practice of tolerance and trying to use my words effectively rather then emotionally has gotten away from me. Now, I have never said that I am the most tolerant person in the world, or that I have mastered the art of leaving emotion out of my conversations with […]

Samurai Versus Ninja

I asked everyone over on the Tolerant People Facebook page what they would like to see on the blog and the only suggestion so far was Samurai versus Ninja. So, let’s learn about Samurais and Ninjas… Before researching the two, my vote was for the Samurai. Mainly because of the movie “The Last Samurai” with Tom Cruise because, […]

Think About This: Holocaust Remembrance Day

On 27 January 1945, the largest Nazi death camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau, was liberated. There are people out there who believe that this atrocity never happened. While I do believe that we should always question the events and information presented to us; to deny these events that are thoroughly documented, with real survivors, real liberators  and genuine evil that was allowed to […]

The Power of Prayer

I can remember the first time I said a prayer; I was five years old and for reasons I will leave unsaid right now, I was scared for my Mother. Now, at five years old, I had not been indoctrinated into any specific religion. My Mom was a non-practicing Catholic and never shared her faith with me […]