Monthly Archives: January 2015

Where Is Lonely?

Many people commonly associate it with old age, during a time in life when friends and companions have passed on and family members seem to have forgotten them. Developmental psychologists contend that it’s most common among adolescents who are attempting … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage: Depart to Arrive

Pilgrimage. The Merriam-Webster dictionary provides these two definitions of pilgrimage: • a journey to a holy place • a journey to a special or unusual place The heart of pilgrimage is a journey. Typically, the journey of a pilgrim is … Continue reading

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Satire. Freedom of Expression. Prejudice. Charlie Hebdo.

Like many others, I was stunned by the news of the violent attack at the offices of the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, on the morning of January 7, 2014. Two masked gunmen armed with assault weapons and a rocket … Continue reading

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