Monthly Archives: November 2016


The difference between problems and complaints.

At the time of this writing (a few days after the U.S. presidential election), ideas are clashing, emotions are intensifying and fears about tomorrow are being treated as if they are inevitable, as if this will be the worst of times.

So many hurt and angry people, people not communicating. As usual, our country has problems. And we’re a country that tends to publicize them.

I’ve been struck by the old proverb that says problems are opportunities dressed in work clothes. Continue reading