Compare & Contrast!

You know, my father and grandfather (his father) were, much like those generations in general, really good men. Both were very generous with what little they had. They were both kind, compassionate men that had a habit of being quietly helpful. They believed that people, especially family, were more important than things. Unlike me, I can’t recall ever hearing my… Continue reading

The War on Christmas

This whole article by Mark Sandlin on “The War on Christmas“ is brilliant and needs to be shared! I encourage you to take the time to read it. But today, our stories [of Christmas] are told from places and positions of power. Today, Christianity is the dominant culture.  So, instead of story of a olive skinned middle-eastern, unwed, pregnant mother,… Continue reading

Scrub-a-dub-dub

So, it’s finally happened.  The irresponsible, the calculated, the inexcusable rhetoric of extremists in politics and so-called journalism has reached the tipping point and created an incident of domestic terrorism.  Now Sarah Palin, whose name I had sworn I would never print on this blog again, is busy “scrubbing” her blog of these images and her hit list. I doubt… Continue reading