Category Archives: National Problems

The Eighth Station – Weep for Your Children

The Eighth Station of the Cross – Jesus Speaks to the Women Not long ago

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Memorial Day 2017

It is Memorial Day, 2017, and it is raining.  On Memorial Day, 1986 it was raining.  I remember because I was holding the United States Colors as a wreath was laid in honor of those Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines … Continue reading

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Coffee is the Best Reward?

I was recently travelling and stayed in a hotel.  My typical routine in a hotel is to get up early, get a cup of coffee, and have my time of morning prayer.  On this, my most recent hotel stay, the … Continue reading

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Facing the Wind

Most people who are facing as strong of a headwind as the man of this statue would turn around, quit, go inside and wait, or do just about anything but keep walking into the wind.  Not having to face the … Continue reading

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Break Bread with a Stranger

Will you break bread with somebody different than you? Eating is a major part of life.  This is not about the food itself.  It does not matter if it is a simple meal from a fast food place or dining … Continue reading

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How Important is Heritage?

The “it is heritage” trope is getting a bit old. I suppose it is to be expected from non-Christians but from all those who claim to be in Christ an allegiance so strong to anything/anyone other than the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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They Hold Their Manhoods Cheap

I just read an article about a controversy over the new 2 pound coin in the UK.  I offer this reply:

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Christ the King

The last Sunday prior to the beginning of Advent is Christ the King Sunday.  This year that Sunday is the 24th of November. I am fond of the title “Christ the King.”  I think it is a wonderful name for … Continue reading

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The Sign Outside the Bar said Safe Sex Games

  I intended to go over and take a photo of the sign outside of the bar that said: Safe Sex Games 18+ Welcome.  Actually, I did go over to take the picture but I was too late – they … Continue reading

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A Reflection on the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

Today the people of our nation ask themselves why did the shooting in Connecticut happen? Why were innocent children murdered? What can be done to stop it from happening again?

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