Dear Father in Heaven, Although, my citizenship, my home, and my heart is in heaven with You, this morning the nation of my birth and in which I live is on my mind. We seem to be, not a nation of states united, but a group of individuals and special interests divided. This division gives me … Continue reading Will You Pray with Me?
Politics, Elections, Primaries, Political Polls, Candidates, issues, Democrat, Republican, Independent, Libertarian, Liberal, Conservative . . . These are the words that we hear every newscast 24 hours a day / 7 days a week when we have state or national elections every couple of years. Every candidate, every political party, wants to tell you what … Continue reading Our National Problems
We have had, have, and will continue to have many threats to our nation. Some are external like the events of September 11, 2001. Some are internal like racial tension, an uncertain economy, distrust of law enforcement, chemical abuse, injustice, and general violence. We must pull together like we did in the days that followed … Continue reading My Reflections on My Nation’s Needs
This evening the President of the United States will deliver the State of the Union Address. Afterward, news anchors and political S.P.I.N. doctors will recast his words to either support or malign him, his political party, and the direction he desires this still great nation to travel. We will hear words about budgets, taxes, choice, … Continue reading Lesson Learned
Every now and then you hear comparisons between nations and empires that came before and how our nation(s) compare to them. As Paul McCartney and Wings sang, "What's wrong with that, I'd like to know, 'cause here I go, again . . ." Edward Gibbon's classic work about "The Decline and Fall of the Roman … Continue reading You’ve Heard This Before, but . . .