Thoughts on where we are now

I came across this today, totally unexpectedly. I decided it was time to share it again. Maybe someone who missed it last time will have a chance to read it and consider…

Drowning in Lemonade

I heard yesterday that not many U.S. citizens are ‘proud to be an American’ these days, according to a recent poll. I suppose that’s understandable, but not for the reasons you’d think. Yes, a lot of terrible things have been going on. Yes, there is still racism in the U.S. which is not something any of us should stand for. But I think that, in our fervor to decry the evils of racism, and rightfully so, we have begun to think, many of us, that this country is woefully deficient in seemingly every other area. And I think that’s a mistake. I hope this isn’t received by the reader as a ‘political’ piece. Because I’m not terribly political. I am more of a reasonable, pragmatic type where earthly institutions and such are concerned. 

Always a Light in the Darkness

Life is never without challenges; good things happen even during…

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