What the world needs now

Another year in the books and, boy, things just keeps getting better and better, huh? Folks are learning how to get along with each other despite their differences, spouses are for the most… 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

Reaping what we sow

Of all the emotions rising up in me since the Connecticut shootings, the most persistent one is anger. I feel great sadness for the families, gratitude that my children are safe, and also… Continue reading

God control

Where is God?! Where was he when innocent children were being ruthlessly slaughtered in Connecticut? Surely if God is yet alive, or even ever existed, he would have prevented a deeply troubled young… 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

The cause of Christ

A lot of us humans have a pet cause, which is one of the things that sets us apart from the animal kingdom…our pets don’t have a human cause. But, of course, I’m… Continue reading