Count your blessings

“Give thanks in all circumstances.” ~ First Thessalonians 5.18, NRSV We have no problem counting the days of children but the days of adults prove difficult, embarrassing even. Our milestones are often covered up: the first gray hair, the first pain that won’t go away, the first time we could no longer do this or […]

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Before & After Ferguson

Persons who are protesting the shooting of unarmed teenager, Mr. Michael Brown, Jr., are saying, “I can’t believe we’re here again, that we’re doing this again.”  Some are angry and even disappointed that they are seeing the same old seemingly race- based, race- driven stories and they are responding the same way, using the same words […]

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According to Screwtape: How Race Became Our Religion

In C.S. Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters, I find a truth within the seventh letter from Screwtape, a senior tempter/ devil to his nephew, Wormwood.  Taking heed to the warning and reminder that Lewis places in the preface: “Readers are advised to remember that the devil is a liar,” if I err it is for the sake of undermining the […]

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