There Is Goodness Around Us

The avalanche of bad news bombarding each of us takes its toll.  The steady drumbeat about 1,000 Americans a day dying of Covid-19 and the incessant tsunami of political lies and misinformation are ample reason for anyone to question their sanity. Then, like the...

Some Body Got To Have Some Relief

We're now less than a week away from election day on Nov. 3 and insanity is the order of the day.  Accusations are flying from both the Trump and Biden campaigns.  Every day gets more outlandish.  Millions and millions of dollars are being spent in these final few...

Too Good To Be True

The good folks of Utah go to the polls on Nov. 3 to elect a new governor.  The candidates are Democrat Chris Peterson and Republican Spencer Cox.  They are both 45-year old attorneys.  Cox is currently the Lt. Governor and the heavy favorite.  Peterson has never held...

When Adults Do Childish Things

It was the spring of 1961.  Senior night for those of us in the Theodore High School class of 1961.  There were skits and music and various and sundry silly things dished out for admiring parents and others. It was the night I learned a lesson I have never forgotten....

Common Sense For Uncommon Times

Editor's note:  Dana Hall McCain is a columnist for AL.com  She writes about faith, culture, and politics and is a member of the 2020 Leadership Council for the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention.  Here she does an excellent job...

The Good That Gets Ignored

Editor's note:  Thanks to the keen eye for a great story by AL.com's Michelle Matthews, we bring you the wonderful story of DeKalb County's Hunter Norwood.  It is a story of real devotion to family and mankind and for what is actually important--not the contrived and...

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