October 2020

October 2020

The Elections, the Virus, and the Violence–the three big issues (so far) in this unusual year–have taken up a lot of time and ink. I focused on each one in recent months, and, after re-reading those earlier posts, I don’t have much to add. Here are...
ABLM

ABLM

I truly believe that Black lives matter. The question I’m about to ask is not snarky or a rhetorical gimmick. It is a genuine question which I hope one or more Progressives will answer. To some–even many–people Black lives matter, unless they are about to...
Note To Self for October

Note To Self for October

You are probably already familiar with a great quote attributed to Chuck Swindoll about Attitude, but it is worth repeating in these unusual times. “The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It...
Reflection and Responsibility

Reflection and Responsibility

The Coronavirus Pandemic is a reminder that, along with terribly tragic outcomes in an increasing number of cases, this is also an incredibly blessed time in which we live–for many reasons, but particularly for recent advances in healthcare. (1) As I touched on...
Faith Isn’t Deplorable

Faith Isn’t Deplorable

I want to try to answer the question which I think vexes some people who know me or others like me: How can a relatively intelligent, traveled, thoughtful person be a Deplorable, clinging to my guns and my Bible? Or put another way, how can someone with a postgraduate...