The last few days have been very hazy outside and I am told that is because of the wildfires burning in the West, and I have no reason to doubt that. It is very sad that since the year 2000 we have seen a uptick in acreage lost due to fire, especially when one considers... Continue Reading →
Can’t We Just Talk?
Yesterday i had a woman tell me that I should avoid talking to her because w disagree on most major issues in politics and religion. I had simply asked her what she meant in a statement. The reality is we are far closer on most issues than she understands, but she highlighted so much that... Continue Reading →
The Ethical Divide
I don’t know why, but, I listen to the speeches that President Trump gives to gatherings with a moral tint to them. (I’d like to think it is an unbiased interest, but, I think it is somewhat colored by the unqualified support some religious leaders have given him). This started with his speech at Liberty... Continue Reading →
Land of the Free?
This month we celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of the horrendous terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. As I have been reflecting on what happened and how it impacted me, I cannot help but think about some of the famous lines connected to our country: “Land of the free and home of the brave.”, “One nation... Continue Reading →
An Honest Vote
We are about to elect a new president, while such elections are usually somewhat difficult and stressful, this election cycle seems to be particularly stressful, even more so for those of faith. I have had several people ask me what to do in this election in which both of the major candidates seem to them... Continue Reading →
Lesser of Two Evils
"Of two evils, choose neither." Charles Spurgeon In this year’s U.S. presidential election there is a first, the candidates put forward by the two major political parties have disapproval ratings above 50%. No matter which of these candidates gets elected over half of the country will be dissatisfied, AMAZING! Disapproval ratings means the people who... Continue Reading →