Much like many of my generation, as a child, my mother use to repeat the phrase "two wrongs don't make a right". Obviously as a child, I really didn't grasp the depth or even the full application of this phrase. Yet today, if we just look at the news, we see the most glaring illustration … Continue reading INJUSTICE FOR INJUSTICE?
Just like many little boys, I use to dream of being a police officer. I always looked up to them. Even after I grew up a bit (some would argue it could never happen!) and no longer dreamed of being a cop, I still looked up to them. I met way too many good men … Continue reading Hated Heroes
What are you Protesting?
One of the foundational rights we have in this nation is the right to assemble - including for the purpose of making a statement of protest or support. A major part of the Civil Rights battle here was won on the backs of those willing to take a stand and assemble in protest over discrimination … Continue reading What are you Protesting?
Glorious Day, Yet Grieving…
Today will go down in history, at least in my own little world, as a radical rollercoaster. We had an incredible day at First Baptist Church, Cave Springs today, including the addition of a new church member and a discussion with another couple who expressed their intent to join next week. We had a fabulous … Continue reading Glorious Day, Yet Grieving…
Immediacy and This Ugly World
What would we do without the internet, without Facebook and Twitter, and the access to the near real-time atrocities happening around the world?As I have seen several videos posted/reposted the last few days that are apparently videos of the implementation of Sharia law in some of those Islamic countries (or those being taken over by … Continue reading Immediacy and This Ugly World