Archive for July 2020

Christopher Columbus was just another wise guy with a boat

Christopher Columbus was just another wise guy with a boat
I usually post the following on Columbus Day, but with Mayor Lightfoot pulling old Christopher off his pedestals, it seemed appropriate to light it up today: Celebrated in 46 states – the holdouts being Hawaii, Alaska, Oregon and South Dakota – Columbus Day commemorates the discovery of America by Italian seafarer, Christopher Columbus. While the... Read more »

My life as a cotton-growing, slave-owning Southern white gentleman

My life as a cotton-growing, slave-owning Southern white gentleman
The title of this piece may leave a lot to unpack, but let’s put a pin in all that for now. I grew up on the North Side of Chicago and didn’t get further south than Terre Haute, Indiana until I landed at Fort Polk, LA, just a month short of my nineteenth birthday. So,... Read more »

Jesus said, "Love your neighbor as yourself." Why not wear the freakin' mask for His sake?

Jesus said, "Love your neighbor as yourself."  Why not wear the freakin' mask for His sake?
Sunday morning, July 5, 2020 Love your neighbor as yourself is a highlight of the New Testament (Matthew 22:39).  It must be important because it also appears in the Old Testament (Leviticus 19:18 & Deuteronomy 6:5). When it comes to loving our neighbors, we should all be on the same page.  Jesus said that it was the... Read more »
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