Category Archives: Hunger

Bread as the face of God

How many times in your life have you been truly hungry? I don’t mean normal hunger that comes from skipping a meal or two, I mean the kind of hunger that causes a literal pain and gnawing in your belly. … Continue reading

Posted in Famine, Food, Food For Thought, Giving, Human Rights, Hunger, Life, Past Present and Future, Poverty | 2 Comments

Remembrance and Gratitude

November is a month of both remembrance and gratitude. Here in the United States we have Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving, but how often have you thought about them in the same context? What I mean is, how often have you … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Food, Food For Thought, Giving, Gratitude, Holidays, Homelessness, Hunger, Inspiration, Life, Politics, Poverty, Present, Thanksgiving, Veterans, War | 2 Comments

Willful Ignorance and Food For Thought

“The more you can escape from how horrible things really are, the less it’s going to bother you…and then, the worse things get.” ― Frank Zappa   Rational Wiki defines “Willful Ignorance” (bolding is mine) as: “…the state and practice … Continue reading

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May 28th is Amnesty International Day

If you’re reading this right now, chances are good that you have heard the phrase, “First-World Problem”.  I find myself thinking this phrase more than I would like, but I count myself damned lucky that I’m even aware of what … Continue reading

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Warm Hearts Make the Cold More Bearable

The recent bitterly cold weather has gotten me thinking more lately about those stuck out in the elements, without a warm place to go. I wonder, as I am driving home from work at two o’clock in the morning, “How … Continue reading

Posted in Food For Thought, Frustration, Homelessness, Human Rights, Hunger, Life, Poverty, Sympathy, Uncategorized | 8 Comments

Cultivating Gratitude…

Yesterday was Thanksgiving here in the United States. That makes today “Black Friday”.  According to Wikipedia, “The day’s name originated in Philadelphia, where it originally was used to describe the heavy and disruptive pedestrian and vehicle traffic which would occur … Continue reading

Posted in Black Friday, Family, Food For Thought, Frustration, Future, Gratitude, Holidays, Homelessness, Human Rights, Hunger, Inspiration, Life, Philosophical Ponderings, Poverty, Present, Sympathy, Thanksgiving | 3 Comments