My Hope for these “Divided States of America”

 “And Jesus knew their thoughts, and said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand:” Matthew 12:25 (KJV) As I ponder the plight of the American political system, the above-quoted verse came to my mind. Honestly, I know we are in…

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A Different St. Patrick’s Day!

Where are my people from? This question has plagued me for most of my life. Everyone that knows me knows I am a history nerd. Although, I could tell you about all sorts of historical happenings, I could not tell you my story. What was my family’s history? In December, I took the first step…

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Affordable Healthcare…at What Cost?

Who would be against affordable healthcare for all citizens? Healthcare cost in the United States has skyrocketed in the past several decades. We have all heard of aging couples on fixed incomes being forced to decide whether they will purchase food or buy their medicine. We have all seen the collection cans at the register…

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What is to Debate?

It seems we are bombarded with everyone’s “sexual preference” today. I came across an interesting article on Charisma News (read article here) about the Rev. Thomas Ogletree. If you haven’t heard about him, he is an Ordained Minister within the United Methodist Church who, against church discipline, performed his son’s same-sex marriage ceremony. He was facing charges, but the…

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