This morning I woke up to find that my city was underwater, and when we find ourselves engulfed in a raging flood, it can be easy to lose hope.
As Beverly Cleary celebrates 100 years, I reflect not only on how much the world has changed over the last century, but also on how much it has remained the same. The characters she created so many years ago still resonate strongly with children today, and hold a special place for many of us who grew up reading about them.
Not long ago I posted an observation I had about the Charlie Brown Christmas special, and how Linus drops his blanket during his recitation of Scripture, exactly… Read more “Drop the Blanket – Pick up your Shirt!”
I read earlier this week that the Memphis, TN city council has voted unanimously to exhume and move the bodies of General Nathan Bedford Forrest and his… Read more “A New Banner”
There’s been a lot of talk this week about Brian Williams and his habitual embellishment of events. He was called out on a lie about being shot… Read more “Why Did Brian Williams Lie to Us?”
Earlier this week, former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg made a fairly astonishing statement: “I am telling you if there is a God, when I get to heaven… Read more “What Must One Do To Be Saved?”