Optimism Rules…(or at least it should)

I thank the editors of Reasons for Optimism  for their wonderful little corner they’ve created on the web. And I fully agree, with their statement: “It’s easy to forget that in today’s not-so-optimistic world real progress continues, beauty appears, brave new worlds are explored, and creativity flows. We keep seeing–and occasionally finding–our best selves. There are,… Read more »

Shining out of Darkness – a poem by William Cowper

Sometimes the words of others speak to me and I thought this was beautiful… Writer and poet William Cowper (1732-1800) discovered comfort in God’s providence, and protective custody when backward-looking on the difficult times in his life, which led him to write the following poem Shining out of Darkness God moves in mysterious way, His… Read more »