Life isn’t what it used to be

America as a democracy struggles intensely.  Elected members of the United States Senate and House of Representatives have created an allegiance to a extremist group still claiming the Republican label but essentially a political party divided within itself.  The dominant remnant of this group proclaims an  extreme right agenda and follows a leader with no … More Life isn’t what it used to be

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Raising Old Glory

Driving along a major interstate highway I could not help but see the super size American flag waving on a extra high pole needed to accommodate its height and width. I never saw such flags while in the military or on government buildings. As I drove past where the flag was located I saw it … More Raising Old Glory

Impeach, yes, Convict?

Does President Trump deserve to be convicted now that he has been impeached, certainly?  Should he be convicted by the Senate,  probably not?  The penalty upon conviction is removal from office and after a separate vote by the Senate the President could also be barred from future public office.  I take exception with efforts by President … More Impeach, yes, Convict?

Silent Night

My wife and I were seated in the hotel lounge when four older gentlemen dressed in tuxedos with top hats approached and asked if we wanted to hear a Christmas carol. Naturally we replied yes and the quartet proceeded to sing. We along with others in the lounge area thanked them and applauded. Still early … More Silent Night

Sticks and Stones

Phyllis Tickle wrote an excellent book entitled “The Great Emergence.” Although the book discusses how church’s experience substantial changes about every 500 years, church behavior is not the purpose of this reference. Communication between and among people is the reason for this reference. As people relocated from the country and rural small town type lifestyles … More Sticks and Stones