Category Archive: FAMILY

Beauty full

Pretty, huh? The fireworks above. I didn’t see any last night, save for a few out my back window about 9:00. None on TV. I’d tell you what time I went to bed,… Continue reading

Post-Christmas letdown

The Christmas season is a time of anticipation. For weeks we are planning and preparing, dreaming and decorating, buying and baking.  We can’t wait for the big day and are so excited when… Continue reading

The perfect gift

It’s Christmas Eve and what consumes the thoughts of many today will be beautifully wrapped or bagged by tomorrow, if they aren’t already. The Christmas season for most of us is largely about… Continue reading

The first response

As our nation continues to mourn over the horrific deaths of innocent children and adults in Newtown, Connecticut, some religious leaders are being excoriated for suggesting that this tragedy, along with other recent… Continue reading

True freedom

Which is more likely to secure freedom for a society – a multitude of laws or a minimum? In my previous post I suggested mandating marriage for a couple who create a child,… Continue reading

Dumpster children and mandatory marriage

Another child tossed in the garbage. That’s the big local news where I live. But this one was not an unwanted newborn, as most dumpster children are. This little boy had managed to… Continue reading

The Big Guy

With the Christmas season officially upon us, and chubby-cheeked or just plain chubby Santas everywhere you turn, my passion for truth is stirred once again by the ubiquitous Santa myth (or the Smyth,… Continue reading

It’s baaack…

…the issue that won’t go away, that is. The following is from the same discussion on gay marriage I referenced in my previous post, and I was responding to another reader’s comments. You… Continue reading

Heroes among us

On Memorial Day we rightly honor the men and women who have bravely sacrificed to secure and protect our freedom. They are true heroes. There are others in our culture considered heroes who… Continue reading