Posts tagged "religion"

NBC's Today show proves that prayer really works

NBC's Today show proves that prayer really works
With Passover and Easter barreling down on us, NBC’s Today show is running daily segments under the header, “Do you believe?”  This is not going to be a survey, so, for the purpose of this piece we are going to treat that particular question as if it were rhetorical. On Monday, segment host, Jenna Bush... Read more »

I gave up religion for Lent, but that was many Easters ago

“I gave it up for Lent” is a popular expression here in America, maybe around the world.  From what I’ve seen over the years, it’s an expression that seems as much in-or out of-vogue among Christians and non-Christians alike. I’m sure that many observant Christians really do give up something for Lent.  Maybe it’s meat,... Read more »

Is the Tea Party the American Taliban?

A chain email with the following quote – and several images of Jesus, some of which looked uncannily like pictures of me in 1970 – arrived in my inbox the other day: “He is the only one that can save this country and they want him removed from the government. Our great nation will not... Read more »

Superbowl Tuesday

Now I know how football widows feel on Superbowl Sunday, just hoping to survive fiestas in their family rooms so they can get back to life sans football. As election years go, this one seems to have gone on forever, starting with a GOP primary lineup from hell. I don’t know if it was Michelle... Read more »