free hit counters
  • The Trouble With Happiness

    I was walking down the street the other day when I was assailed by two Mormon missionaries. “What makes you happy?” one of the young women asked. The question was posed as an introduction to what I...

    • Posted May 5, 2017
    • 0
  • The Most Perplexing Reason For Being Dumped

    It was she who cracked that first invitingly flirtatious smile at you. All that occurred afterward appeared to be standard dating stuff: a first text for coffee or lunch, a few electrifying dates, a few frisky text...

    • Posted May 4, 2017
    • 0
  • Is She Pretending To Be A Virgin?

    Given the liberality of sexual mores nowadays, you would think a girl’s virginal status (or non-virginal status as the case may be) a non-issue. Oddly enough, however, some girls actually fake being a virgin. There arose in...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
    • 0
  • How To Face A World That Has No Boogeymen

    While on the patio of a favorite restaurant, having my wine and enjoying the rare sunshine that comes to these parts, I overheard a conversation among a group of three middle-aged men seated next to me. One...

    • Posted April 21, 2017
    • 0
  • Brexit Update—The Snap General Election

    Most political observers were surprised by British Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement last Tuesday that the country would go to the polls once again for a snap general election—to be held June 8th. Mrs. May has repeatedly...

    • Posted April 20, 2017
    • 0
  • How To Socialize As A Non-Believing Couple

    One of the most irritating things about people of faith is their presumption. They assume that nearly everyone they encounter believes as they do. While in conversation with a religious next door neighbor or colleague at work,...

    • Posted April 13, 2017
    • 0
  • Your Life—Not The Lives Of Others

    One of the worse illusions perpetrated by social media is that everyone is living a great life—except you. Posts announcing engagements, job promotions, and book contracts; selfies depicting exotic vacations, great parties, and joyful nights out; other...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
    • 0
  • How To Avoid Hypocrisy

    I find it nearly impossible nowadays to go more than two weeks without touching on some matter related to politics. Politics has always been a product of culture; but until recently the former has been mundane and...

    • Posted April 7, 2017
    • 0
  • Is She Really A Lesbian?

    What is sex? It is an instinct, an impulse, a drive, a raw, irrational energy that flows through all animals. It is the means by which different species survive. In human beings, it assumes rather complex forms....

    • Posted April 6, 2017
    • 0
  • Leadership Lessons From President Tom Kirkman

    Designated Survivor is one of the newest political dramas on Netflix. The show is a big hit, having sustained a five-star rating since its September 2016 premiere. At the center of the story is President Tom Kirkman...

    • Posted March 31, 2017
    • 0
  • How To Be A Tough-Minded Idealist

    The idealist is mocked and scorned, ignored and dismissed, called a dreamer, a silly-heart, an unrealistic, self-righteous ignoramus. He is, in short, not well-liked and not at all trusted. Ours is a cynical age. We live in...

    • Posted March 30, 2017
    • 0