Monthly Archives: April 2009

A Different Take on the Susan Boyle Phenomenon

Although I thoroughly enjoyed the talent displayed by Susan Boyle during her performance of “I Dreamed a Dream,” I’m a bit saddened by some of the publicity in its aftermath.  Oh, most reports are quite complimentary, yet it makes me … Continue reading

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On Becoming a Grandfather

Four days ago, on April 6th, our first grandchild was born. As I held her, several scriptures came to mind. – “For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and … Continue reading

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No, We’re No Longer a Christian Nation

Due to recent comments by President Obama, the hot topic on conservative talk shows this week is whether or not we are still a Christian nation.  I believe that we’re clearly no longer a Christian nation.  According to the 2008 … Continue reading

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Who Is To Blame?

The members of the media have many theories as to who is to be blamed for the mortgage crisis that has crippled our economy. Conservatives want to blame the Democratic members of Congress for encouraging lending institutions to make loans to people … Continue reading

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