Posts Tagged ‘ invading Syria ’

PURSUING PEACE, A SENIOR’S DESIRE

Sep 9th, 2013 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

When one has reached the post 70 years, finding that so much is happening in the world over which there seems to be little one can do to change the face of things, pursuing peace is a well considered option.

Excuse the long paragraph, but getting at almost anything these days takes considered clarification. Pursuing peace is no small undertaking, even if it involves only you and your immediate circumstances.

Living in a community of mostly retired folk, I have found that almost everyone I encounter has a whole series of desires worth uncovering. The difficulty is getting past the complaints and negative influences that surface



WILL SYRIA BE ANOTHER WATERLOO?

Sep 5th, 2013 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Senior Americans have awakened to our right to disagree. For too long, leadership in America has presumed to manipulate public opinion. The proverbial Humpty Dumpty has taken a great fall and there is some considerable indication that putting him/her back together again may not resonate.

The startlingly low opinion that Americans hold of their leaders suggests that confidence has virtually evaporated. There is little in the body politic that seems to stir the American public to a sense of honest commitment and a willingness to be supportive.

Too many have died in the vain effort at America’s imperialistic drive to shape the world in our image. Too