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History Made Me Cry

History made me cry today. I wasn’t listening to a lecture about some long ago people or places. I do that a lot, but that wasn’t it. I wasn’t visiting some historic site, looking at some beautiful architecture made long … Continue reading

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South Carolina Postcard

I ran away from the rat race this week, across the continent to a beautiful place called South Carolina.  I enjoyed fall colors along forested highways, the off-season stillness of Lake Murray, warm afternoon sunshine on a wide beach, and … Continue reading

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Off the Ballot

The diocesan convention voted on many resolutions today. Most passed or failed by overwhelming majorities. But on a few ballots, the minorities were large, and when in the majority, I took no pleasure in the victory. I was haunted by … Continue reading

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Popularity Counts

Look at President Bush. His popularity is so low that he’s got no sway with his own party in Congress. He’s not the first president to see this kind of popularity deficit. According to the American Presidency Project, four presidents … Continue reading

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