Posts tagged ‘respect’

Election Talk

Yesterday Ontario (Canada) held an election. To the surprise of everyone it resulted in a majority government. Already I am reading vicious comments. I have my opinion, but… Read more…

Who’s the Oppressor?

One of the things that strikes home as I have travelled this Lenten journey in the Suffer Ring is what constitutes persecution. Read more…

Victorian Values

Today we celebrate Victoria Day. Originally it served to honour the birthday of Queen Victoria (May 24, 1819).

It brings to mind that a whole way of social conduct carries the adjective, “Victorian”. People expected everyone to follow certain rules of etiquette and courtesy. This included things like holding the door open for the person behind you, and in a disagreement the parties didn’t insult each other.

We’ve moved a long way from that, superficial though it was. Read more…