We are so fickle. We are so prone to change. Perpetual change it seems. Out with the old, in with the new. Time to get a new car. A new fridge. A new house. A new look. A new President. Change we must. Change we can. Why are we never satisfied? And please notice how the marketers play on this intricacy of human nature. They are always introducing new products to replace what was new just last year. They have a way of making even what we love sound trivial and ordinary. In doi
Operation Christian Freedom!
Joni Mitchell sang out her warning in another context: “...you don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone...”. This was a rather popular tune in the seventies. It is today experiencing a renaissance with the current crop of contemporary music aficionados. However, and in whatever context, the warning is well taken and should be well heeded. Indeed, we often tend to take for granted that familiar things, people and places will always be there. We sometimes lose appreciation for