Giving Power to Perps

Perpetrators of inappropriate or illegal behavior get away with it because too many victims don’t come forward and make a credible and loud fuss.  And when they do, the rest of us often tend to dismiss their allegations and defend the perp, who often holds a position...

Religions: What Needs to Change

History has proven that whenever any religion gets too big an ego trouble ensues.  A prime example in Christianity is that of the Roman Catholic Church.  Unfortunately each era brings about a new opportunity for one religion or another to overplay its influence and...

Essay: Helping our Spiritually-Starved Children

I’m departing from my usual short blog posts to post a longer essay entitled: Helping our Spiritually-Starved Children.  This is a topic that requires a bit more explanation than can fit into a typical blog post of 400 or so words.  Hopefully it will be a...

Responsibility and Blame

A therapist friend mentioned to me that an awful lot of his male clients have a hard time taking responsibility for their words and actions that often lead to relationship breakdowns.  The clueless men involved just seem to walk away from situations and people who...