Passions ignited and burst into flame; As the man spoke, The crowd became Wilder, more frenzied; Joining in the game With fervor for him and his cause. Mindless insanity grew in the heat; As the man spoke, They would repeat Parts of his phrases, Chanted to a beat With fervor for him and hisContinue reading “The Demagog”
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WHAT DID HIPPOCRATES KNOW!
Hippocrates was born c. 460 bc , island of Cos, Greece. He died c. 375 , Larissa, Thessaly. He was the most famous ancient Greek physician who lived during Greece’s Classical period and is traditionally regarded as the father of medicin. Here are some quotes from him. Given our current knowledge, how would you sayContinue reading “WHAT DID HIPPOCRATES KNOW!”
THINKING ABOUT CHANGE
I have been in a season of change. I find myself pondering how this aspect of life becomes so important. It is interesting to consider, for example, how we can resist it and want it, all at the same time. Then there are matters of foolishness and wisdom, such as wanting change so much, weContinue reading “THINKING ABOUT CHANGE”
Here’s to the peacemakers, who don’t just smooth things over or try to pretend that wrong things are okay. Instead, they speak truth, call people to a higher place, negotiate compromise that works, often standing up for vulnerable ones. They bring reconciliation among people who have not been able to resolve differences on their own.Continue reading “PEACEMAKERS”