The "Soap Box" Forum feature of this web site contains opinion essays by Gerald at Friendly Forest and will also host guest opinion pieces submitted for consideration.  Although the topics will range from the serious to not so serious, the readers are invited to take the time to consider the ideas presented, and then to come up with their own conclusions. Please consider sharing your reactions or conclusions with Gerald by email to this address



SaskTel Policy seen to be Fraud, Extortion and Greedy
Church Leadership called to support Hospice / Palliative Care

Papal comment on liturgical music seems inappropriate


Symbolization of baptism weakened by 'concelebration'


Use of the Latin Tridentine Mass seems to call for a response


Vatican Inquisition in 21st Century ?


Vocations cannot be institutionalized without danger


"In-Home Hospice" ... a better way to support the dying


Environmental Page of Shame


QUALITY SASKATCHEWAN , a vision for a better tomorrow.

A proposal to restore democracy and create a community-based economics