Jamaica’s Baha’i Community To Discuss Restorative Justice


Are you familiar with the Baha’i community in Jamaica? If not, this might be an opportunity to get to know them. This should be an interesting discussion. We certainly need more peaceful ways of resolving our disputes. The Baha’i Community of Jamaica will celebrate National Baha’i Day on July 25, 2017. This special day proclaimed … More Jamaica’s Baha’i Community To Discuss Restorative Justice

Achieving Peace and Reconciliation: Is Religion a Bridge, or a Barrier?


The world seems a very troubled place in 2017. People are shouting loudly, and not always listening to each other. Can religion help, or is it just making matters worse? I consider myself a spiritual person, but I am certainly not aligned to any particular religion. In fact, although aspects of some of the world’s belief … More Achieving Peace and Reconciliation: Is Religion a Bridge, or a Barrier?

“The Earth Is But One Country, and Mankind Its Citizens”: World Religion Day in Jamaica


How does one celebrate World Religion Day? Especially if, like me, you are not a follower of any organized religion? Well, I learned that it makes perfect sense for those of the Bahá’í Faith, who invited us to a special event last Sunday at the National Bahá’í Centre in Kingston. The Bahá’í belief is that all religions are … More “The Earth Is But One Country, and Mankind Its Citizens”: World Religion Day in Jamaica

Dizzy


At the Monterey Jazz Festival there is a venue called “Dizzy’s Den.” It’s named after the one and only Dizzy Gillespie, who would have been 93 years old today (October 21). Dizzy died in 1993 at age 75. But today Google did something delightful, a great doodle with Dizzy’s famous inflatable cheeks, puffing out as … More Dizzy