As I write this, I am not feeling well. I get sick every six months or so and that is the case right now.
My head is pounding, and I don't want anything to eat. How is it possible to feel so cold but still be sweating? I guess anything is possible in the mysterious universe of our bodies.
My big concern is that when I get sick, I have a tendency to whine. So, my goal for this posting is to not come across as a whiner. Therefore, I need to focus on topics that put life into perspective.
But, where to begin? An obvious place is
Earthquakes, tsunamis, and nuclear radiation have dominated the lives of the Japanese. I keep trying to put this into some kind of perspective as it relates to
I know the flood that hit
Experts now believe the tsunami wave was likely as high as 77 feet tall. I can't imagine what it must have felt like to see a wall of water that big engulf the land. The bottom line is the people of northern
There are no simple solutions for the hardships they are enduring.
The military action in
On the one hand, I have no compassion for Muammar Gaddafi, and the sooner he is driven from power the better. He has had it too good for too long.
Gaddafi has promised a long battle and to hold out to the bitter end. Of course, what he forgot to say is that he will be doing this hiding in one of his palaces, kneeling under his desk. His idea of fighting to the bitter end is for others to die on his behalf. My guess is that he will agree to go into exile in another country if the going gets too tough.
However, what guarantees do we have that the rebels fighting Gaddafi in
Also, I have not heard the term "war" used a lot to describe
This may be so, but why didn't we intervene in all the misery going on in
I could go on and on when it comes to world events that should sharpen our perspective.
There will always be troubles in the world, and every once in a while, they will come our way. As the old saying goes, there is a season for everything (both good and bad).
If nothing else, I am not feeling quite so sick any more.