As I write this the news reports are beginning to trickle in regarding the Malaysian jetliner shot down over the Ukraine, possibly by a surface-to-air missile. Apparently 295 passengers and crew were lost in this horrific tragedy. Whenever evil rears its ugly head in times of terror and tragedy there are some who
One Sunday a pastor preached an unusually eloquent sermon on love. The next day he had just finished pouring a new sidewalk in his front yard, when from his kitchen window he spied a teenaged couple kneeling in front of it. He knew what they were doing. He ran out the back, around the side, came up on them from behind,
With the Fourth of July weekend fast upon us it has me thinking about the subject of freedom. Actually, it is the British author, D. H. Lawrence, who jolted me into writing this piece when he wrote, "Do not allow to slip away from you freedoms the people who came before you won with such hard knocks."