Why All the Rage?
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Why All the Rage?

I don’t know where people get the energy. I really don’t. I mean, I’m a caffeine addicted, 4 -cups-a-day coffee drinker, and I don’t possess the energy that some people seem to have. Because it takes energy to be outraged all the time. Another controversial celebrity endorses a product, “Boycott that product! If you own … Continue reading

Here’s Your Sermon, Houston
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Here’s Your Sermon, Houston

It sounds like something straight out of an Orwellian universe: government leaders demanding that clerics turn in their homilies to be inspected under threat of prosecution.  But this isn’t some dystopian novel.  This is modern-day America, and that is exactly what’s happening in Houston.  The nation’s first openly lesbian mayor, Annise Parker, is making a … Continue reading

Light in the Darkness
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Light in the Darkness

My emotions now are a freight train of feelings colliding with a passenger train of adjectives. Anger.  Wrecked. Brokenhearted.  Shattered.  Shocked.  Sickened. No matter how hard I try, there is no way to make sense of an armed man executing a classroom of 5-year-olds.  The idea of it is nauseating.  Seeing it carried out in … Continue reading