Unifying America

Generally, those who have reviewed my novels on terrorism and peacemaking have been encouraging if not enthusiastic. However, I was recently blessed by a brutally honest reviewer who objected to some aspects of my newest book, A VIOLENT LIGHT. This reviewer drew conclusions that because some characters in the book acted the way they did,Continue reading “Unifying America”

Imagination, Hope, Prayer and Societal Change

Societal change does not come by accident; it occurs because someone first imagined it. This imagination can sneak into your life anytime, anywhere.  For Mother Teresa, it started the first time she walked by a dying person on the street and wondered why no one was doing anything about it.  For a young Martin LutherContinue reading “Imagination, Hope, Prayer and Societal Change”

Healing the Wounds of a Nation — South Africa

As we work toward reconciliation between religions, we have to recognize that often other factors of difference, such as ethnicity, culture, language, control of wealth, control of power, etc., are also contributing to, if not driving, the conflict. On the surface, these contributing factors may make the peacemaking effort seem impossibly complex. But at theContinue reading “Healing the Wounds of a Nation — South Africa”