What Do We Do About the Gun Problem in America?

What Do We Do About the Gun Problem in America?

Mass Shootings on the Rise  Although there is no agreed upon definition of a “mass shooting,” most experts do agree that a mass shooting is one which results in the deaths of four or more victims. Some mass shootings happen in schools, causing fear and panic among...
Adding Life to One’s Remaining Days

Adding Life to One’s Remaining Days

The Story of My First Cousin Let me tell you about my first cousin, Howard. He loved mini-bikes, dirt bikes, and motorcycles. When I was just a kid, he introduced me to James Brown’s music – “Papa’s Got a Brand-New Bag.” “Get Up Offa That Thing.” “I Feel Good.”...
The Mountain That Everyone Must Climb

The Mountain That Everyone Must Climb

Summary There is no way to avoid bereavement (loss). If we love or value anyone or anything and have lost him/her/it due to death or other circumstances, we grieve. Therefore, we are all survivors of loss! Every single one of us is a survivor of loss. It does not...
Why We Should Talk About Politics

Why We Should Talk About Politics

Summary Politics determine one’s world view, priorities, and funding. Politics and health are intertwined. The health of the U.S. public has always been political. Therefore, we who care about health and quality of life should be talking about politics. Politics...