“Do not get lost in a sea of despair. Be hopeful, be optimistic.
Our struggle is not the struggle of a day, a week, a month, or a year, it is the struggle of a lifetime. Never, ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble.”
– John Lewis, 2018
Amused, Bemused, Confused
Reaching back to the fevered days of Summer 2020, I recall many social media posts written in RIGHTEOUS FURY over of acts vandalism and other crimes against property. “When the looting starts – the shooting starts” someone said, and to my shame as a human I witnessed this intent repeated over and over in commentsContinue reading “Truth or Consequences”
Just got off the phone with Mom who lives in North Dakota. I escaped long ago but still call on Sundays as a good son should. It’s heartbreaking to see what’s going on back home. Here’s a shocker: Mom skipped church last week – and she never skips church! Even when we went to theContinue reading “North Dakota Adopts Ättestupa to Flatten the Curve as COVID Rages Through State”
This isn’t a new one by any means, and of course I can’t take credit for it. Saw it in a catalog. T-shirt or bumper sticker, it’s a fine product from what looks to be a fine outfit. A familiar lament echos through my head frequently these days, “How can someone who calls themselves aContinue reading “Every Time a “Christian” Defends that Guy…”
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