April 2021

Who We Really Are

With all the division in the country and the world, how can we begin to change if we don’t recognize who we really are? French philosopher, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin wrote, “We are one, after all, you and I, together we suffer, together exist and … Read More

I didn’t know much about Tyler Perry before Sunday’s Academy Award event. I sure know a lot more now.

Last Sunday, Perry was the recipient of the Gene Hersholt Humanitarian Award. The honor is only periodically given to an “individual in the motion picture industry … Read More

Buzzwords

Every year, Buzzwords are added to the lexicon of our lives. Nowhere have they been more prevalent than in politics. Before he even rode down the escalator into infamy, Donald Trump would frequently use the word, “Fake,” or “Fake News Media.” In fact, he used … Read More

Normally, I’m against passing any legislation that forces a health decision on anyone. But we are not living in normal times. We continue to live with a contagious virus that affects the entire world – a pandemic.

According to Johns Hopkins University and Medicine, more … Read More

Enough! – Conclusion

Yesterday, Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. Chauvin’s conviction resolves one incident. It’s a big step forward, but it’s just one step.
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Enough!

150 – that’s the number of mass shootings since January 1, 2021. 148 – that’s the number of people killed (including shooters) in mass shootings since January 1, 2021. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:’w-0CZdcOQylsH844tx0ECg’,sig:’0zLsmRWMfIrk2mkGTZKsbQY6Cuqzq1bVeuvMR9CQgHo=’,w:’594px’,h:’396px’,items:’1231917141′,caption: true ,tld:’com’,is360: false })}); Yesterday, in Kenosha Wisconsin, 3 were killed and … Read More

Everlasting Problems

With the trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, and the shooting death of Dante Wright just blocks from where Floyd died, racial injustice has raised its ugly head again. Police are charged with protecting people, not placing … Read More

What We All Need Right Now

Note: Sorry, folks, will return on Thursday. This past year has been an incredible challenge for us all, for some, brutally so. However, 13-year-old William Olmstead from Wilton, Connecticut chose a different challenge. CBS reporter Steve Hartman, tells this short but inspiring story. “Olmstead, a … Read More

Galileo Syndrome

He set the earth on its foundations; it can never be moved. – Psalms 104:5-6 And yet, it moves. – Galileo Galilei

Headline, Florence Morning Sun (April 1616): “GALILEO FRAUD, CHURCH SAYS” While Nicolaus Copernicus determined that the earth revolved around the sun, he never … Read More

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