Category Archives: Life leadership and spirituality

Opinion | Thank God for Canada! – By Nicholas Kristof – The New York Times

By Nicholas Kristof Opinion Columnist Feb. 6, 2019,   367 Jessie Thomson, left, and Amany Alhadka, right, were among the countless Canadians who helped Syrian refugees acclimate to their new country.CreditCreditJustin Tang for The New York Times “After the Canadian foreign minister, … Continue reading

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Overlooked No More: Mabel Grammer- Whose Brown Baby Plan Found Homes for Hundreds – The New York Times

By Alexis Clark “They were called “brown babies,” or “mischlingskinder,” a derogatory German term for mixed-race children. And sometimes they were just referred to as mutts. They were born during the occupation years in Germany after World War II, the … Continue reading

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John Donne. Meditation 17. [No man is an island… For whom the bell tolls, etc.]

No man is an island,  entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory … Continue reading

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Opinion | The Gift of Shared Grief – By Margaret Renkl – The New York Times

By Margaret Renkl Contributing Opinion Writer Feb. 4, 2019,  87 Credit William DeShazer for The New York Times Image CreditCreditWilliam DeShazer for The New York Times NASHVILLE — When my mother died in 2012, she left behind a huge collection … Continue reading

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Opinion | Kindness Is a Skill – By David Brooks – The New York Times

By David Brooks Opinion Columnist Jan. 28, 2019,  419 c CreditCreditNick Shepherd/Ikon Images, via Getty Images I went into journalism to cover politics, but now I find myself in national marriage therapy. Covering American life is like covering one of … Continue reading

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Opinion | You Should Meditate Every Day – By Farhad Manjoo – NYT- David Lindsay on Aikido

By Farhad Manjoo Opinion Columnist, usually Covers Tech, NYT “Because I live in Northern California, where this sort of thing is required by local ordinance, I spent New Year’s Day at a meditation center, surrounded by hundreds of wealthy, well-meaning, … Continue reading

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Opinion | My Biggest Duds – By Nicholas Kristof – The New York Times

A roundup of the columns that no one, except maybe my mom, read. By Nicholas Kristof Opinion Columnist Dec. 19, 2018,  330 Photo:   Suffering in Yemen. “Good thing my mother is a loyal Times subscriber. She was just about the … Continue reading

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George Bush- 41st President- Dies at 94 – By Adam Nagourney – The New York Times

David Lindsay 13 mins ·  The New York Times  ·  A good friend of my father’s has just passed away. They lived in the same house together in New Haven, as Dad attended Yale Law School. My mother and Barbara became … Continue reading

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How to Be a More Patient Person – The New York Times

By Anna Goldfarb Nov. 5, 2018 My jaw clenches when Hulu videos buffer. I huff and puff when stuck in a sluggish line at a coffee shop. Slow cars in the fast lane send me into a curse-filled tizzy. I’m … Continue reading

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How Vilification of George Soros Moved From the Fringes to the Mainstream – The New York Times

By Kenneth P. Vogel  Scott Shane and Patrick Kingsley Oct. 31, 2018           149 comments WASHINGTON — Hours after he was informed last week that an explosive device had been delivered to his suburban New York home, … Continue reading

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