Category Archives: Life leadership and spirituality

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

Quote | Posted on by | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Quote | Posted on by | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Quote | Posted on by | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Opinion | The Fourth Great Awakening – by David Brooks – NYT

“There are certain melodies that waft through history. One is the cultural contrast between Athens and Jerusalem. This contrast has many meanings, but the most germane one for our day is the contrast between the competitive virtues and the compassionate … Continue reading

Posted in David Brooks, Life leadership and spirituality, Religions of the World | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Opinion | Sounding Code Red: Electing the Trump Resistance – by Thomas Friedman – NYT

With the primary season winding down and the midterms soon upon us, it’s time to point out that this election is not about what you may think it’s about. It is not a choice between the particular basket of policies … Continue reading

Posted in David Lindsay, Donald Trump, Life leadership and spirituality, Thomas Friedman, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

What Drove a Man to Set Himself on Fire in Brooklyn? – By Annie Correal -NYT

It is impossible to know all the reasons a person commits suicide. Mr. Buckel suggested one: He was trying to call attention to pollution and global warming. “My early death by fossil fuel reflects what we are doing to ourselves,” … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change Politics, Climate Change Remediation, Life leadership and spirituality | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Why I am still grateful” op-ed by Peter Wehner – NYT

I am grateful for my family, friends, community, our country, and this wonderful world. I pray every day that we practice good stewardship, as part of our celebration and gratitude for life. “Why I am still grateful,” the op-ed below, … Continue reading

Posted in David Lindsay, Life leadership and spirituality, Peter Wehner, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

When the Cat’s Away … – by Thomas Friedman – NYT

“When the cat’s away those mice sure do play, don’t they? One need look only at the decision Sunday by China’s Communist Party to abolish the country’s presidential term limit, which will enable Xi Jinping to remain in power indefinitely, … Continue reading

Posted in Bullies and Scoundrels, Life leadership and spirituality, Thomas Friedman | Tagged | Leave a comment

Living Abroad Taught Me to Love America – Janine di Giovanni – NYT

“In France, only the very bright can enter programs to prepare them for the graduate schools that act as iron gateways to the elite. In America, we draw our political and economic leadership from everywhere. Yes, there are loans. But … Continue reading

Posted in European Issues, Foreign Affairs and U.S.ForeignPolicy, Journalism Media and Social Media, Life leadership and spirituality | Tagged | Leave a comment

Erick Erickson: How to Find Common Ground – The New York Times

“. . . The truth, though, is that our Facebook friends are probably not going to water our flowers while we are on vacation and our Twitter followers will not bring us a meal if we are sick. But the … Continue reading

Posted in Community Development, Journalism Media and Social Media, Life leadership and spirituality | Tagged | Leave a comment