Tag Archives: suffering

Essay: On Compassion

Dave Hood “The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.” ― Mahatma Gandhi We live in a world lacking in compassion. The sad reality of humanity is that the vast majority … Continue reading

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Essay: On the Right to Die

By Dave Hood After being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) in 1991, and then experiencing a rapid decline in health, Sue Rodriguez fought for the right to die all the way to the Supreme Court of Canada. She wished … Continue reading

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Letting Go

By Dave Hood It has become a clichéd expression, Yet these words echo wise truth: You must learn to “let go.” Let go of love that has departed, cannot be rekindled, still torturing your psyche. Let go of sorrow, such … Continue reading

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Personal Essay: Does God Exist?

By Dave Hood “To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.”—Thomas Aquinas Does God exist? Many believe in a God who is “Supreme Being.” This God is all-knowing, all-powerful, everlasting. Many … Continue reading

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