Trumpism Must Leave; Hope Must Enter

Trumpism Must Leave; Hope Must Enter

President-elect Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump last week to become the 46th president of the United States. Even though the current president remains defiant, refusing to concede the election based on debunked claims of voter fraud, the stark reality is...
US Must Now Nourish New Narrative

US Must Now Nourish New Narrative

The election has brought about a change that a significant majority of voters believed is needed, and it has been celebrated nationally and internationally in what appears to be an unprecedented fashion. Divisions still exist, and resistance to change is predictable....
Life Goes On

Life Goes On

Writing on a Monday morning, I find myself sitting on a rolled-up blanket beside the Eno River near Hillsboro, North Carolina, tagging along with my wife’s art group. They’re doing plein air painting; I’m using a very weak signal from my cell phone to access Campbell...
America, We Still Do Not Know

America, We Still Do Not Know

We still do not have a clear answer to the question, “America, who are we?” At the time of this writing, I do not know the winner of the presidential election or the final outcome regarding control of the U.S. Congress. For the purpose of this column, it...
All the Light We Cannot See

All the Light We Cannot See

Going to bed with uncertainty and waking up to the same after only four hours of sleep wasn’t my ideal Tuesday evening or Wednesday morning. What I hoped would be revealed through the 2020 election – a clear, forceful repudiation by the U.S. public not of a political...