Where Is Your Hope?

I remember that day very clearly. My mother was in tears, fearful for the future of our country, convinced we were heading into nuclear war with the USSR because ‘that man’ had just been elected President of the United States. The date was November, 1980. ‘That Man’ was Ronald Reagan, and I had voted forContinue reading “Where Is Your Hope?”

As Far As It Depends on You…

Newsflash: There’s a LOT of conflict in our world! Between riots in Charlotte, NC, weekly violence in places like Chicago, Terrorism in New York, New Jersey, and Minnesota…there is no shortage of violence. Police killing civilians, Civilians killing police, Citizens killing citizens…seems as though we hear a lot more about it now. Violence, as theyContinue reading “As Far As It Depends on You…”

United?

We live in the United States of America…but it seems that there’s more ‘division’ than ever before! We are a nation of ‘Us vs. Them’s’, and we each tend to think that we are the ‘right’ ones, and those who disagree with us are simply wrong. You name the issue: Global Warming/Climate Change; Economic Strategy;Continue reading “United?”

You Do What YOU Can Do!

Living at peace can be hard. Add other people to your life, and it gets really tough! As I mentioned last Sunday in church, conflict is everywhere! We usually don’t have to go looking for conflict…it finds us fairly easily. There are many ways it gets started…someone says something you take offense to, someone takesContinue reading “You Do What YOU Can Do!”