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Poverty And No Birth Control

I have written about the ‘twoness’ of parenthood.  The paradox of love versus stress.  My parents were not different than other parents.  They loved us even when they were unable to express the love overtly.  When my father came home from the War in Europe he reunited with my mother, they were promptly married, and […]

9Dec2017 | | 1 comment | Continued
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The Problem With Liberals 1965 – 2010

After the Civil Rights Act was passed in 1964 the liberals of both parties felt emboldened.  They were ready to challenge the fertile ground of poverty, aging, war, college education, and woman’s rights.  These were and are noble issues.  By some definitions the liberal movement of that era was quite successful.  But there were some […]

26Apr2010 | | Comments Off on The Problem With Liberals 1965 – 2010 | Continued
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The Conundrum of Humanity and Religion

One great irony of the human experience is the conflict between religion and science. The ‘human experience’ is essentially the act of awareness. The act of awareness allows us to explore our universe, to ask why and how, to speak in metaphor and allegory. But the human experience is also primal, seeking first to survive. […]

10Apr2008 | | Comments Off on The Conundrum of Humanity and Religion | Continued
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Honeymoon with Jesus

Son, New found love. The blessings of hope for the future. The excitement of finally finding our place in life. We court, we commit, we honeymoon, we love and laugh, then we have to come home and live in the world. We have to make the relationship work. The everyday troubles of relationships, when things […]

18Jan2008 | | Comments Off on Honeymoon with Jesus | Continued
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actions and impact

Dad, I have been considering the impact that our words have on others, both in conversation and in this online magazine, and trying to figure out how much we should evaluate our words and actions out of respect for others. I have been attending the School for Lay Ministries with the Methodist Church for a […]

8Jan2008 | | 1 comment | Continued