Monthly Archives: July 2012

THE ART AND THE SCIENCE OF MEDICINE

  Wednesday, 24 November 2010 We are at a wonderful time in our lives, a time to look back and be grateful that we were born, raised  and grew to maturity when  and where we did.  We have seen neither … Continue reading

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Gandhi

Gandhi’s Seven Deadly Sins Mohandas Gandhi  considered these traits to be the most spiritually perilous to humanity. Wealth without Work Pleasure without Conscience Science without Humanity Knowledge without Character Politics without Principle Commerce without Morality Worship without Sacrifice

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NEVER DETERRED

Sunday, 31 October 2010 I sometimes think I will seek a job with “People Magazine’ or ‘The National Enquirer’, or perhaps we can resurrect ‘The Sunday Herald”, so  here I go again. When we were young the President of Memorial … Continue reading

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AGE

Sunday, 10 June 2012 I used to be tolerably athletic. In Grade 8, Bob McKenzie promoted me to the Junior Intercollegiate hockey team. I just made it whereas  Stan starred, but I was so happy at least to be there. … Continue reading

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BEING A FATHER

Sunday, 17 June 2012 Happy Father’s Day a tous! i used to be called ‘Father’ and then I was lucky enough to become a biological  one.  I had more training for the first than I did for the second, and … Continue reading

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streams of positive energy

I may have shared this tale before, but this morning it seems appropriate to tell it again.  Many many years ago on a planet now far far  away, a cloistered young Jesuit was visited by three beautiful young women, who … Continue reading

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A MECHANICAL IDIOT

All of you realize by now that my ego does not require stroking.  Why else would I think anyone would have an interest in my meanderings. Even the summer Tees my boys bought  me carry the words “BE PATIENT,  HE … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dad

Welcome to your new blog. Now, instead of sending out emails, all you’re friends can read through your thoughts, life reflections, and other brain farts on this webpage. http://www.whispersfrombabylon.com Enjoy, Jonathan

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Passover

Did the movie The “Ten Commandments” have any factual or historical basis?   Certainly not in the triumphalistic and dramatic way that Cecil B De Mille envisioned.   The name “Passover” is derived from the Hebrew word ‘Pesach’ which is … Continue reading

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