Once upon a time I was a Zygote. No, that is not a villain in some Star Wars universe or a character from the Walking Dead. A zygote is that single cell of life first formed when conception occurs. The creation of the zygote usually occurs in a mother’s fallopian tubes. Once … Continue reading I Was Once A Zygote
New Year’s Day may be the start of a new year, but it marks the beginning of a month known for celebrating two key events. The third Monday of the month, on January 18th this year, honors the birthday of America’s best known Civil Rights Leader, Martin Luther King Jr. And in so doing, … Continue reading Virtues That Define Us
Apparently, in an effort to be more gender- and deity-inclusive, House Democratic Representative Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri ended the opening prayer of 117th Congress this past Sunday with “Amen and a-woman.” I guess he forgot to say, “a-person.” Was he making a joke? Nobody is laughing. To make matters even more confusing, Rep. Cleaver is … Continue reading Amen to That!
It’s that time of year to unpack from storage that word we only seem to use in January. You know what I am talking about - Resolutions. One could argue that human nature being what it is, that the annual practice of making New Year’s Resolutions is but an exercise in futility. Eventually, we all … Continue reading A Resolution of Words for 2021