A Time for Giving Thanks

There's a lot of discussion in the media lately regarding climate change, pollution, endangered animal populations, etc.  Most of the coverage on these topics is not very hopeful and, frankly, quite depressing. I considered highlighting some of the online articles here on TheSixth blog, but then I thought, why pass along bad news when it… Continue reading A Time for Giving Thanks

Won’t Be Turned Around

Tragedy accumulates; continued struggles of hurricane- and earthquake-devastated communities, wars, terrorist attacks, devastation incited by corrupt governments. And now... the unspeakably horrific massacre this week in Las Vegas. Yesterday -- for me -- was a day of hunkering down with my sweet, furry bestie. A day of many days of mourning. A day of attempting… Continue reading Won’t Be Turned Around

Together: Peace Day

In 1981, the General Assembly of the United Nations established September 21st of each year as International Day of Peace. The 2017 theme for the day is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.” The UN.org website states that, “The Day will highlight solidarity with refugees and migrants and showcase the shared benefits… Continue reading Together: Peace Day