Relationships are at the heart of religion

I talk about religion a lot, often because I am asked to or I am asked questions about religion. For a number of years, even after my conversion and after I became serious about practicing the faith, I hesitated to call myself religious. It seemed to have so many negative connotations for others and even […]

via Define “Religious” — Theo-Logical


Listen to the roar

I’ve seen much political debate on social media over the past three weeks. You see, we are in a Presidential election year, and for some reason, this ignites the country, oftentimes to division. This person or that. This party or that. Bipartisan stuff sure to keep nothing from being done. A lot said, but seemingly […]

via and then there’s the guns — lesismore408

balancing act

And the beat goes on …

Picturing Metaphor

new peace symbol - April 17, 2014pm

I designed the image above because I wanted a new peace symbol…

My idea was to give some balance to the now-familiar peace symbol created by Gerald Holtom in 1958.

I’ve “doubled” the old symbol, so that the top half is equal to the bottom half…

Also, for balance, I’ve alternated black with white.

As I see it, if we’re going to have peace, we first need to balance the opposing forces within ourselves, within our world.

2014, Michael R. Patton

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