Category Archives: Miscellanies

We Make America Great Again by being Stronger Together

Let’s not forget where we came from. This rhetoric of making America great again by instilling fear and hatred of the other is not what made America a great nation in the first place.  This kind of rhetoric only serves to undermine … Continue reading

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Transfiguration Sunday 2017

“O God, who before the passion of your only begotten Son revealed his glory upon the holy mountain: Grant to us that we, beholding by faith the light of his countenance, may be strengthened to bear our cross, and be … Continue reading

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Overcoming Fear of the “Other”

While sitting at a table eating, two gentlemen joined me.  I’m black, and they’re white. There were several empty tables.  They chose my table. They both began with “hello.” We ate, laughed, and talked over lunch. Lessons learned: 1. Don’t … Continue reading

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And Have a Blessed New Year!!!

“See, I am doing a new thing!     Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness     and streams in the wasteland. -Isaiah 43:19 NIV

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Does Skip Bayless “Hate” Lebron James?

In case you’re wondering, I’m also a big sports fan (NBA, tennis, golf, soccer, NFL).  Naturally, like many, there are a few commentators I follow.  ESPN’s First Take happens to be one of them.  Daily I would tune in to … Continue reading

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