What Is the Star of Bethlehem Really About?

More than two thousand years have passed since it was first seen in the heavens, the Star of Bethlehem continues to attract the attention of those who study the stars. A popular scene of the Christmas holiday is the image of three wise men from the East who traveled and followed the direction of this … Continue reading What Is the Star of Bethlehem Really About?

Some Thoughts On Love of Country

Love of country is having faith in our ability to make its future brighter. What does the word "country" mean to each of us? It is more than the physical boundaries of seas, coasts, and mountains. It means more than a stretch of land. It is more than the proud throbbing of our hearts when … Continue reading Some Thoughts On Love of Country

What Makes A Country Great?

A country's greatness depends to a great extent on the people that make it up and on its unity and public spirit. Mahatma Ghandi once said that "the measure of a country's greatness should be based on how well it cares for its most vulnerable populations." That what makes a country great is that it … Continue reading What Makes A Country Great?

Embracing Solitude In the Midst of A Pandemic

Solitude is about being alone, but no lonely. Call it isolation, self-quarantine, or social distancing—these words may not matter much to us on normal days. But in the midst of a pandemic, like the coronavirus outbreak we are experiencing right now, these words carry a lot of weight to keep people from exposing themselves to … Continue reading Embracing Solitude In the Midst of A Pandemic