Monthly Archives: July 2016

Corruption – Freedom’s Terminal Diagnosis

Change Can Be Challenging When I first arrived in Central Asia a few years ago, I was immediately challenged and fascinated by how different so many things were than those that surrounded me back home. It made me glad in … Continue reading

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Hope for Buzzards?

God enlightens us in several places by relating our behavior to the traits of various animals.  For instance, He says, “Do not be like the horse or like the mule, which have no understanding, which must be harnessed with bit … Continue reading

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Is Freedom “Just Another Word?”

In 1971, Kris Kristofferson recorded a slightly altered Janis Joplin song that had a particularly haunting line about freedom. He sang, “Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose; freedom ain’t worth nothin’, but it’s free.” In spite of … Continue reading

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