Liberals need more than an attitude of platitudes

This sign is posted in the yards of many well-to-do liberals in my neighborhood. To liberals, it seems a concise statement of their worldview. But it leaves conservatives wondering if liberals really think we have a low IQ. Here’s a look at each platitude. Black Lives MatterWhile the sentence is true, the organization is suspicious.Continue reading “Liberals need more than an attitude of platitudes”

He Rules with an Iron Rod!

Iron Rod In adoration tonight, I was meditating–Lectio Divina–on a scripture from Revelations. I did not want to meditate on this particular scripture because it’s not one that I felt comfortable with, as is the case with the entire book of Revelations: “He would rule with an iron rod.” It sounds too cruel for a lovingContinue reading “He Rules with an Iron Rod!”

Disappointed in my dog

My dog doesn’t know what a statistic is. He gets excited and jumps around like an idiot over the littlest things. He barks at stuff that is absolutely no threat. But when our house was burglarized he probably wagged his tail and welcomed the thieves inside. I just realized after all this time, I’ve beenContinue reading “Disappointed in my dog”

Dump trucks driven by angels

Recently, in what seemed like a fruitless quest to find something good to watch on Netflix, I came across a show called Hoarders. It’s one of those shows that involves a psychologist who attempts to help people make a full recovery from a life-long illness in two days. Aside from that foolishness, it is anContinue reading “Dump trucks driven by angels”

The Treachery of Writing?

I heard Peter Kreeft say that writing by its very nature is selfish. He made the observation, which I’ve made many times before, that Jesus wrote nothing. (And I would add Buddha to the list of sages who also wrote nothing). Writing can be not only selfish but at times it can be downright harmful. In fact, writing’s origins lie in keepingContinue reading “The Treachery of Writing?”

Our liberal education system creates poor soil where our kids can’t flourish

In February, when Covid19 began making its way across America, I decided to get back into gardening. I hadn’t had a garden in several years and figured this would be a great opportunity. After all, I would have plenty of time. From watching a few YouTube videos, I learned an easy, no-til method for creatingContinue reading “Our liberal education system creates poor soil where our kids can’t flourish”