Eulogy for the Republican Party

It is abundantly clear over the last four years and especially within the bounds of this last election cycle that the Republican Party is no longer the party that President Eisenhower was a member of. That Republican Party gave us the Interstate Highway system advocated for unions signed the civil rights act of 1957 and … Continue reading Eulogy for the Republican Party

Sermonizing yet again…

Psalm 2 2:1 Why do the nations conspire, and the peoples plot in vain?  2:2 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and his anointed, saying, 2:3 "Let us burst their bonds asunder, and cast their cords from us." 2:4 He who sits in the heavens … Continue reading Sermonizing yet again…

Capitalism – Taming the beast

“Capitalism is a beast that must be guarded carefully and secured by strong bonds lest it break free and consume not only the people but those who think of themselves its masters.” Ernie Romans 2018 While I am no fan of US Free Market Capitalism, I have come to realize that it’s all we have … Continue reading Capitalism – Taming the beast

Is there Redemption?

“Yes, you are unique… Just like everyone else.”  Slightly paraphrased quote – Rev Dr JoAnne Morris Brian to the crowd:  “You are all individuals!” The crowd in unison: “Yes, we are all individuals!” Monty Python’s Life of Brian 1979 I have to admit, that Holy Week was a particularly bad week for me as well … Continue reading Is there Redemption?

More Lamentations of Greatness

The following text is one of my favorites because it speaks directly on how we as individuals and as a nation might live fully into our humanity.  It comes from Matthew chapter 25 verses 31 through 46 in the New Revised Standard Version which I copied from http://www.biblegateway.com.  Take a minute and read these words … Continue reading More Lamentations of Greatness