How to Bring an End to Our Polarized Society

How to Bring an End to Our Polarized Society

Fear grips our souls at times. Yet, we most often keep this shaking-in-my-boots emotional state below the surface. Not that everything on the surface is calm in the U.S. right now. There is much rancor among us around every election season, and it’s more intense this...
Elections, Fears and Beliefs

Elections, Fears and Beliefs

It so happens that my weekly column drops on Election Day. I didn’t plan it that way, but it would be foolish to write about something other than this top-of-the-mind matter. Everyone agrees a lot is at stake. However, there is strong disagreement over what is...
We Can’t Allow the Nightmares to Come True

We Can’t Allow the Nightmares to Come True

With a crowd of other children, I toddled through a school lunchroom, holding my mother’s hand as we moved closer to the front of a line at one of several tables covered with sugar cubes in very small paper cups. When it was my turn, a nurse handed me a sugar cube,...
Dancing with Covenant that ‘Brung’ You

Dancing with Covenant that ‘Brung’ You

“Dance with the One that Brung Ya” is the title of a song of uncertain (to me) origin but brought into public political discourse by President Ronald Reagan who used it to underscore the importance of consistency in promise and behavior in the political process. It...