An Honest Conversation from the President

President Obama gave some very personal thoughts on how African American men feel things in America. After reading books like The New Jim Crow and listening to friends dialogue on my Facebook and Twitter, along with reading some of their blogs, I am way past even thinking, “Isn’t it time to get over it?” When I’ve watchedContinue reading “An Honest Conversation from the President”

Your Government is Listening to You!

In a revelation that shocks even the New York Times, it was somehow disconcerting to us that our government is listening to our phone calls. I am a Verizon customer, so the government has been monitoring my subversive conversations. I just don’t know how this should shock ANY of us. For those who championed George BushContinue reading “Your Government is Listening to You!”


13 The word of the Lord came to me again: “What do you see?” “I see a pot that is boiling,” I answered. “It is tilting toward us from the north.” (Jer. 1:13, NIV) One of my favorite preachers in Bible college was David Owen. He was a Welsh preacher on the faculty and his accent just addedContinue reading “Seething”

Being Middle of the Road Means You’re Roadkill!

“Pick your side! You’re either fer us or agin us! If yer in the middle of the road it means yer roadkill!” Or so it seems to go these days. You just can’t seem to find the good in people or situations that are polarizing. Two examples. While in a group for dinner the implicationContinue reading “Being Middle of the Road Means You’re Roadkill!”

Quote of the Day

This was from my reading this morning in Common Prayer: When I fed the poor they called me a saint. When I asked why they were poor, they called me a Communist.” (Dom Helder Camara; 1909-199) And in other news, I am sure this was a quote but we’ll never know: In last night’s halftimeContinue reading “Quote of the Day”