The Seeds We Are Sowing

John Pavlovitz is a minister in Wake Forest, NC.  I share one of his recent blog posts in which he expresses amazement at the discord and bitterness now being sown throughout the country.  I could not agree more. "I’ll never understand it. As long as I live, it will...

International View OF U.S. Falling Rapidly

For decades the U.S. has pounded it's chest and justifiably been viewed as one of the free world's brightest lights.  However, a recent report by the Pew Research Center that surveyed more than 13,000 people in 13 countries shows that our image is rapidly falling....

A September Breeze

There it was.  A slight September breeze with a whiff of freshly-mowed grass.  And as so often happens at this age, you are suddenly jerked back decades.  This time it was to the fall of 1960 when you were 17 and playing your last football season for the Theodore...

Notorious RBG

Like most, I knew Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.  But I had no clue of who she really was or what she did in a remarkable lifetime until her death.  But I have certainly learned a lot about her in the last few days and now realize why she...

A Little Child Shall Lead Them

Editor's note:  In these very, very weird times, stories such as the one below from The Washington Post are worth their weight in gold: "Johara Benrahou grabbed a red-white-and-blue blanket, a mask with dinosaur designs and three books as she ran outside the front...

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