Captain O Captain

I have almost finished talking about sailing and about Abraham Lincoln just one more piece to share. The poignant poem written by Walt Whitman about Lincoln’s assassination lends weight to my premise that Abraham Lincoln is linking to everything at the moment;...

I am because you are

Ubuntu When I first heard Ubuntu described it was in relation an African greeting. When two people met one would say “Sawubona” and the other would reply “Ngikhona”. One person saying “I see you” and the other replying “I am...

A Friend Indeed

What can you do for a friend with severe depression? It is an important question, I am sometimes asked what should be done, what might help? Depression is a serious condition that people can die from, it needs treatment. I would just say that if a problem is shared...

You’ve got a friend

I care about you and what happens to you, I am your friend. I don’t say that very often, sort of expecting people to know that’s how I think. I do trying to practice caring by listening. A model I like is credulous listening, taken from the work of George...