Category Archives: In the News

An Antidote for the “Entitlement” Epidemic

Apparently, before long, we will be sharing the road with cars that have no human drivers. Self-driving cars have already taken to the roads in some places, and prognosticators show no hesitation in declaring that eventually, they will be commonplace. … Continue reading

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Political Heat ~ And a Fiery Encounter with Jesus

Intrigue and allegations permeate the political atmosphere these days as we approach another Election Day on Tuesday here in our home state of Virginia. The indefatigable efforts of politicians and their willing cohorts in the press seem intent on keeping … Continue reading

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Weinstein & Hollywood ~ Have We Finally Had Enough?

My grandfather was a reasonably patient guy, but his quiet endurance had its limits and finding out exactly where those limits were was an irresistible mystery my brother and I sought to solve every day. Since video games hadn’t been … Continue reading

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A Time-limited Offer

I once read about a new group being formed that I really wanted to join. There was an opportunity for securing membership at a very attractive reduced rate, and the announcement included a flavor of urgency with this statement: “This … Continue reading

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A Time to Stand ~ A Time to Kneel

Sometimes things that don’t really matter are worth our attention because they affect things that do matter. The football fracas is one of them. I’m aware that multitudes might disagree with my assessment, of course, and I will defend to … Continue reading

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God’s “Anti-Loneliness” Drug

The shock factor built into the headline worked, and I was drawn into a recent article in a British newspaper. The lead-in was a simple assertion: “Loneliness is as deadly as smoking 15 cigarettes a day”. The piece was obviously … Continue reading

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