Martha: A Biblical Case for Protesting

Martha: A Biblical Case for Protesting

John 11 is a perfect, biblical example for those looking to protest. I’ll explain. In the story, Lazarus gets sick and dies. Martha’s enraged as she mourns her brother’s death, so she marches to the edge of town and waits for Jesus. Four days later, Jesus arrives and...
2020: A Lost Year or a Year of Losses?

2020: A Lost Year or a Year of Losses?

Just past its midpoint, year 2020 has assured us already of its destructive and lasting impact. It came without an appointment and stands out unlike any other year most of us have known. What was expected to be a rough spring continues producing trauma into the...
Heroes and Henchmen – An American Irony

Heroes and Henchmen – An American Irony

We seem to hold a pretty high bar in the honoring of our heroes and to tolerate a relatively low one for those to whom we give the reins of power. The long and heartfelt affirmations of the life and legacy of John Lewis have given expression to the highest levels of...
How Aristotle Can Solve US Polarization

How Aristotle Can Solve US Polarization

Aristotle is a good source of help in dealing with our current political polarization. His political philosophy is a friendly criticism of that of his teacher, Plato, whose teacher Socrates created an ideal government in “The Republic.” Aristotle’s political...