Thinking about Trump

Easy speak There is an old saying that different languages are good for different occasions and for one to be understood properly, many languages are required. Therefore, when you are speaking to God, use La... Read More...

The post-truth era

The word of the year                                                                                   The editors of Oxford Dictionaries at the middle of this month (November, 2016) declared “post-truth” a... Read More...

Teaching with tears

Though the quote of Nelson Mandela that education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world is often touted among us, there is nothing to suggest that due regard is paid to that all-important ... Read More...

The spectacle of death

In preparing a booklet I called Let’s Talk about Death published in 2003, one source I found useful is Khawalaja Muhammad Islam’s The Spectacle of Death, the adopted title of this column. A first reading of the... Read More...

Be word-wise, communicate peacefully

Today, we live in the world of words. More than any other time in history, we communicate more.  As I once wrote, “…everywhere one goes, words are there blasting over radio and television sets, jarring ear-drum... Read More...