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What Beautiful Eyes You Have!

by Elizabeth McLean

Six months ago when conflicts and violence were on the rise in Europe because of the huge influx of Syrian refugees and other immigrants trying to escape war, Amnesty International conducted an experiment.  Building on the work of psychologist Arthur Aron, who discovered twenty years ago that four minutes of gazing into another person’s eyes […]

Giants of the Earth

by Elizabeth McLean

A couple of weeks ago I went with my son to see the new Stephen Spielberg movie, “The BFG,” which is based upon the classic children’s book by Roald Dahl about a big, friendly giant (BFG). The BFG kidnaps a small orphaned girl named Sophie for self-protective reasons; but instead of being afraid of him, […]

“Truth or Consequences”

by Elizabeth McLean

As the world continues to reel from England’s decision to leave the European Union, news agencies are reporting that more and more British citizens are reeling too, including those who voted in favor of “Brexit.”  It seems that many never expected that their nation would actually act on their votes. They wanted to protest something. […]

No More Scapegoating

by Elizabeth McLean

“The world is going to pot and it’s all their fault.  Oh you know who I’m talking about.  You’ve seen what they’ve done to the economy.  You know how they are promoting the wrong values.  Unless and until we do something about them, our future is doomed and it’s only a matter of time before […]

Love is patient…

by Elizabeth McLean

“Love is patient, love is kind….” Love is having to write your name on 30 3-inch pieces of cardboard? Valentine’s Day is over, which means in my home we can finally breathe a sigh of relief that this year’s school- imposed Valentine’s Day torment is also over. Yes, I confess that I am a Valentine’s […]