James Harrison was 14 years old and could not help but wonder, “Why me?” He had just undergone an eleven-hour-long surgery to remove a lung. He required 13 units of blood to save his life and still had to spend the next three months in a hospital. Troublesome times for an Australian teenager in 1951. … Continue reading Power in the Blood
Since 2010, America has been fascinated with a History Channel television reality series named American Pickers. The camera follows Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz as they scour the country looking for antiques and collectible items. Mike has a penchant for old motorcycles; Frank adores antique toys. Regardless, these two fun-loving, affable characters scrounge through dilapidated … Continue reading The Great Collectible
The New York elite have spoken out once again. For us unsophisticated illiterates who live outside the cultural center of the universe, prepare to be enlightened. According to a New York City-based magazine, the Bible is overrated. First, it was the New Yorker Magazine who published an article on April 13th titled, “Chick-fil-A’s Creepy Infiltration of … Continue reading Is the Bible Overrated?
Today our nation is divided. It seems that such division exists in every level of society. Have we ever seen such hate speech, name-calling or anger? Whether liberal or conservative, I hope you can see that the clash of Worldviews has created what amounts to an angry stalemate. Maybe what our country needs is less … Continue reading Proclamation 97
Recently my wife approached me with one of those looks alerting me she had something important to say. In a gleeful tone, she announced that her “saint day” was drawing near. I thought, “OK, that’s nice.” Seeing my apparent indifference to her comments, she proceeded to explain that growing up, celebrating her “saint day” was … Continue reading The Fire That Lights Our Way