For the People
A blog about politics and spirituality by Jim Rosemergy.
Read the Introduction to discover more about this call for the citizens of the nation to unite and to act.
Lookin’ For A Special Kind of Hero No Need For A Cape I am looking for a special kind of hero, not a super hero or someone who wears a cape; I am looking for someone courageous enough to risk his or her political career by saying and doing the right thing. America is the home of the brave. Many of our citizens are brave, but many of our political leaders are not. They lack the consistency that comes from … Continue reading
Where Is The Peace? There is no peace in the world; peace is in me. Jim Rosemergy Recently a subscriber to the FOR THE PEOPLE blog asked that I share some thoughts of how to find peace in today’s world, a world erupting with hate and divisiveness. These are disturbing times, times as it has been written “that try men’s souls.” If you are like me, you have experienced myriad feelings of disbelief, anger, helplessness and hopelessness. I have asked … Continue reading
Co-conspirators In Las Vegas Whenever there is an act of domestic terror in the United States, gun advocates defend the 2nd Amendment, when in truth, the issue is not the 2nd Amendment; it is the blatant fact that people are dying. Jim Rosemergy What’s Our Threshold? Recently in Las Vegas, another record was set for deaths in a mass shooting—58 dead with over 500 wounded. I wonder if there is a threshold of the number killed that we must reach … Continue reading
Two Dangerous Men Two Peaceful Words Two massive egos have found each other, and it is not love at first sight. Jim Rosemergy Grant that I may not so much seek…to be understood as to understand. St. Francis of Assisi The Duelists The two most dangerous men on earth have found each other—Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump—both men with massive egos dueling one another. Currently, their weapon of choice is words. Like duelists of old, they stand back to … Continue reading
Called To Do Great Things The Grand Adventure Nancy and I are nearing the thirty-day mark of our Grand Adventure, traveling the eastern seaboard of America exploring our nation’s early beginnings. We are letting the beauty of the earth and the colors of autumn fill our souls. We have been to Jamestown, the early settlement of English adventurers in the New World. We have stood outside George Washington’s bedroom in Mt. Vernon and gazed at the bed where the first … Continue reading