Category Archives: engaging

Facebook Changed, So I Did Too

I used to enjoy visiting to Facebook, to see what my friends were up to.  I’d see pictures of their kids, their pets, their vacation spots — and the occasional news article, opinion piece, or quote that they found interesting or inspiring. … Continue reading

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21st Century Citizenship

I read an article this morning that bemoaned the increasing distrust Americans have of the news media.  At first, this seems scary.  We as a nation have relied on Freedom of the Press for decades, relying on the news to … Continue reading

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God is at work in the world

I believe that God is at work in the world, and the Holy Spirit is working within us to be where we’re supposed to be, to do the things that need to be done, to serve, to love, and to … Continue reading

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Remember Why

“We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, … Continue reading

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Don’t Come to Me With Problems

If you’re having a bad day already, you might skip this one. I was forwarded an article from the National Review, Two Californias, by Victor Davis Hanson. Read it if you like, but let me summarize the basic formula: “This … Continue reading

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Red Means Stop

Stop. You missed the green light. You’re first in line in the left-hand turn lane. Look left. There’s another human being on the median. With a cardboard sign. HELP. Or some derivation thereof. Reach in your wallet. Pull out some … Continue reading

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“I was wronged!” Injustice on a personal level, between two people, is particularly painful. Your psyche screams “Foul! That shouldn’t have happened!” But it did happen. Your natural response is to tell somebody. You talk to a friend, or several … Continue reading

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