The Power of Monsters

The Power of Monsters

It’s early September, and one of the houses we pass on our neighborhood walk already has a ghost on their front door. They must like Halloween a lot more than we do. We have two pumpkins already, but only because the vine volunteered from our compost soil, and we let...
Texas, State of No Grace

Texas, State of No Grace

Congratulations to the Texas legislators who have codified their equal status in world human congress with the fresh rulers of Afghanistan. Now their country; now their way. So it is in Texas, where only male humans have full rights over their own bodies. Now only...
US Evenly Divided on Abortion’s Morality

US Evenly Divided on Abortion’s Morality

U.S. adults are evenly divided on the morality of abortion, according to a Gallup report published June 9. Roughly half (46%) of respondents say abortion is morally wrong while 47% say it is morally acceptable. This is a three-point increase from 2020 in those saying...
‘Stop Being Political’

‘Stop Being Political’

When a minister is criticized for “being too political,” one can be assured the offense is not politics at large, but rather someone’s preferred political allegiance. The same goes for editors and writers. Though unsurprising, but always disappointing, we lose...