It is wrong to deny women and men the freedom to be married. It is wrong and Un-American. It is inhuman, against humanity. There is a continuing struggle over civil liberties and human rights in our culture, and around the world. It is a struggle that divides Americans at every level; in our governments, in […]Read more "On the Freedom to Marry – Collected Parts"
The Gospel of the Day – 2016.12.11 John and Jesus John in his prison had heard what Christ was doing and he sent his disciples to ask him, ‘Are you the one who is to come, or have we got to wait for someone else?’ Jesus answered, ‘Go back and tell John […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of Matthew 11:2 – 11 ©"
Editorial, The Week in Review – Analysis, Commentary, Opinion 11.19.2016 The Second Week of Trump There are appointments being made, and policies being rolled out. Everything I am hearing or reading about in the news seems typical of what I would expect from the same Donald Trump who ran for President on the […]Read more "The Second Week of Trump"
It happened in a time not much different Than our own, not too distant Four years past, a day in Arizona The man did not vote in the election On the 6th, though he was eligible He was registered, he merely opted out He was married to a woman She thought it important […]Read more "Election Last (2012)"
06.11.2016 Apologetics I argued with my friends. We did not solve the world’s problem. We divided from one another along partisan lines; playing a child’s game of follow the leader. Some people that I know took extreme positions, as if the fate of the world depended on the choices we made, the fate of the […]Read more "Apologetics – Editorial, The Week in Review – Analysis, Commentary, Opinion"
Editorial, The Week in Review – Analysis, Commentary, Opinion 04.16.2016 You Can’t Always Get What You Want… As I have been watching the campaign this week, the campaign for the nomination of the Democratic Party for president; I have been reminded of the chorus from the classic Rolling Stones song. You can’t always get what […]Read more "You Can’t Always Get What You Want…"
04.02.2016 Mythology, Fundamentalism, Politics I was watching Senator Sanders speak last week. He was holding a rally in Portland Oregon, ahead of the caucuses there, which he won by a wide margin. As he was speaking a small bird landed on the stage, and then, a few moments later alighted on the podium. The crowd […]Read more "Mythology, Fundamentalism, Politics – Editorial, The Week in Review – Analysis, Commentary, Opinion"