Augustine Tagaste

Author of Poetry and Prose

Our American Comic Tragedy

Throughout our history, the best leaders have always been the ones who lead through service and are clear communicators. Unfortunately, our country today has a President and a Congress that … Continue reading

May 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Nurture Heart and Mind

If we define our existence and our reality merely within financial terms then we are not alive and therefore we can never find happiness and love. Life is so much … Continue reading

May 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Nonviolent Rebellion: Resistance is Not Futile

A violent revolution gave birth to the United States of America, and today nonviolent rebellion can save it. Martin Luther King and Mahatma Gandhi lead great changes in their societies … Continue reading

January 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Remember MLK and The Dream

He was a great American; and as a nation and a society we cannot afford to forget what he taught. Now, more than ever, we must listen, understand and put … Continue reading

January 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Our Democracy is Diminished

The following is an excerpt from a recent intelligence report about Donald Trump. It is a small tidbit about the man who is about to become our next President: The … Continue reading

January 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

What I Know

By Augustine Tagaste   A Bright Future   It began in the spring of 2000 at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. My senior year at the Institute of International Studies … Continue reading

July 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Root of All Evil

Arrogance perpetuates the worst of our human condition. Somehow in our lowliness we think we are great. We are not great unless we be servants to our fellow humans.  

July 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Intervolve

There is a divine element to the universe in that life is more than what science defines. To be whole we need the factual and the mysterious, the logical and … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Knowing Love

If you neither understand nor practice mindfulness and compassion, then you will never truly know love; and love is our highest purpose in this life.

February 16, 2015 · Leave a comment