Monthly Archives: January 2016

A Thought on Friendship

o Alice Bailey and Lessons on Friendship Mom and dad were social people and our home was a focal point of all sorts of gatherings and get-togethers.  These were the days of no locked doors, where everyone shared one long back yard.  Every neighbor was a teacher and parenting was a pooled activity.  It was a world where children were NOT the center of attention and very often NOT … Continue reading A Thought on Friendship »

Soul Sickness and Soul Healing (Marsha)

Today’s post comes from my wife, Marsha.  If you would like to submit a post for Just A Thought, please contact Marsha, editor of this site, at In the quirky 1990 romantic comedy, “Joe Versus the Volcano,” one of Meg Ryan’s characters tells Joe (played by Tom Hanks), “My sister is soul sick.”  Actually, everyone in this movie is soul sick, and the plot, of course, … Continue reading Soul Sickness and Soul Healing (Marsha) »

The Broken Souls Club

How many of us were OUTSIDERS growing up? Just a little different Not an in-crowder Nobody’s BFF The price for admission into an “in crowd” is often tragically steep. I remember in my own neighborhood how the initiation rites to the “Lorentz Place Lynx” required a climbing feat that was positively terrifying.  There were two bridges that bordered our dead end street, the bridges spanning deep … Continue reading The Broken Souls Club »