Tag Archive: faith

This should be on everyone’s list

My youngest son recently told 8,680 of his closest friends what some of his goals for 2021 are. Ted is a pro gamer/content creator with a whole lot more followers than I have,… Continue reading

Beauty full

Was there ever a time when all of humanity was more eager to put a year behind us and welcome a new beginning? This day definitely calls for fireworks and celebratory, socially-distant merrymaking… Continue reading

Like the rest of mankind

Us versus them. We’re right; you’re wrong. They’re bad; we’re good. We’re all about reason; you’re mentally insane. There are a lot of lines being drawn these days, lines meant to distinguish the… Continue reading

A Christmas story

-with apologies to everyone expecting poignant family moments, angelic birth announcements, or Red Ryder rifles and leg lamps The back side Those hateful games, which made the spectacle of human suffering and death… Continue reading

A non-Thanksgiving Thanksgiving post

~ where I affirm your significance, and mine In researching a topic for today’s post, I read a bunch of other blogs on various topics. Boy, a whole lot of people have a… Continue reading

The end is coming. IT IS CERTAIN.

Last New Year’s Eve I looked ahead to 2020. I thought it might be interesting today to look back at my prognostications. Will I get that promotion this year? (turns ball over) WITHOUT… Continue reading

A response to John Piper on the election

I respect and admire author and pastor John Piper, but his recent column “pondering the implications of the 2020 election” has not persuaded me against voting for Donald Trump next week. As I… Continue reading

T minus nine months

My sixth grandchild is expected to make her exit from the womb within a few weeks, right around election day. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, and almost every other Democrat, believe my daughter-in-law… Continue reading

The Pharisaic Party

A primary divide in American politics separates according to perceived goodness. Democrats see themselves as the virtuous ones and charge Republicans with bigotry and hypocrisy. Republicans have a similar but opposite perspective. Both… Continue reading

Will somebody please distinguish between defending the man and voting for him?

In February 2020 BC (Before Covid), columnist David French penned an essay titled, Will Somebody Please Hate My Enemies for Me? In it he argued that Christians who support President Trump and know… Continue reading

Worse than homosexuality

Imagine you’ve been justly convicted and imprisoned for life in a foreign country for various acts of cruelty and lawlessness. I know…you’re a good person and would never find yourself in such a… Continue reading

All truth matters

Black lives matter. Of course. You know what else matters? TRUTH. I question whether those loudly and proudly condemning the police, certain politicians, and virtually all whites as racists believe that truth matters.… Continue reading

Says who?

WHAT DO WE NEED?    OBJECTIVE TRUTH! WHEN DO WE NEED IT?    RIGHT NOW!! I doubt we’ll be hearing any responsorial protest chants like this anywhere anytime soon…even though this commodity essential… Continue reading

The sheet anchor of our liberties

I have always said, I always will say, that the studious perusal of the sacred volume will make better citizens, better fathers, and better husbands. (1) So said our third president, Thomas Jefferson,… Continue reading

Lincoln’s words for our present difficulty

Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally. (1) This one, short quip conveys well how Abraham Lincoln felt about the forced… Continue reading