Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Lesson Learned?


Have we really learned our lesson?  

From our handling of COVID-19 to racism, to sins and other crimes against humanity, have we truly learned our lesson?  

Since the beginning of the year, what have we learned?   And through the years, what have we learned?  

Perhaps a better question would be, what hasn't been swept under the rug and what are we doomed to repeat?  

What patterns of behavior are we going to leave our children?   What mistakes of ours will they have to live through and live with?  

If someone believed, at the beginning of the year, in the absolute rightness of their opinions or "bright" ideas, what makes you think that given  slightly different scenarios that the approach would not be the same?  

That the patterns from grooming, activations, tearing down in order to puff oneself up, criticisms just to criticize without options for positive solutions, delighting in the evil of bad behaviors and sins, the lies and misinformation, are all going to magically stop at the beginning of the new year?

  When threats go unheeded, tragedy strikes, especially when brothers are turned against brothers and friends against neighbors. So many peo...