Addicted to Violence – Contra Jesus’ and Reconciliation

I recently read a Tweet by Michael Carpenter. He doesn’t get UFC. Me either. I grew up watching Joe Frazier. The “Thrilla in Manila” was a fight to remember. Over time though I really fail to see how such pugilistic pummeling can be celebrated by people who understand … Continue reading

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Joy Expressed – Thoughts from the Edge

Sometimes we face life experiences that slap us in the face. For any number of reasons people oppose us. On other occasions what we believe is undermined by those who mock our convictions. And, we may face the ruptures among friends who would be leaders in our own self-selected … Continue reading

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Let’s Get the Race Issue Right This Time

I feel like Michelle Obama. During her husband’s participation in the race to win the Democratic nomination she made the statement that for the first time in her adult life she was proud to be an American. Hyperbole we all hope(d). Tonight I sit in my hotel room … Continue reading

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