Author Archives: Tom

About Tom

Active in substance abuse recovery.

Seeing hope at the edge of the distant horizon

Right now the future looks very discouraging and hope is just barely visible on the far distant horizon. I have come to the conclusion that the only thing that might save us – the world – is a massive and … Continue reading

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And then . . .

When this blog site was started a number of years ago, I gave it the title Human Beings Anonymous. That title was also the intended title for a book that I had started to write at that time – basically … Continue reading

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Your assistance is needed

I just signed the petition to President Obama to join us in taking the important step to STOP the Dakota Access Pipeline. The text of the request from CREDO follows and I have also reposed this request on my Facebook … Continue reading

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A Sad and Tragic History

Today, I dedicate this space to the writing of Kahentinetha Horn from 2005. It offers a sobering summary of some of the darkest times in the history of this country. More tomorrow Grace and peace The North American Indian Holocaust … Continue reading

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Breaking news . . .

The world is a mess! That may even be an understatement. I have been hoping that it would not be necessary for me to break our current focus, but the time has come and I can no longer stay silent. … Continue reading

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Either or . . . or both

Over several years of living I have learned that many people choose to be efficient at the cost of not being effective. I also know many people who choose to be effective at the cost of not being efficient. I have … Continue reading

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Managing Time or Attempting to Manage Time

Every week we have seven days, each day has 24 hours or 168 hours each week, and each hour has 60 minutes for a total of 1,440 minutes per day and 10,080 minutes per week. I have a pastor friend … Continue reading

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