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September 04, 2017
In the Houston Flood, People at a Day of Reckoning
In the Houston flood, I saw people come to a day of reckoning and for...
September 02, 2017
Houston Flood: Good to Be Human, but I Am Not the Star of the Film
We tend to valorize our life and magnify our importance. We try to make a story...
September 01, 2017
Miracles in the Houston Flood
There were miracles in the Houston flood. There was also a natural event where things...
August 29, 2017
Hurricane Harvey: Singing As the Water Rises
Hurricane Harvey has overwhelmed the system and so we are left in God's hands. This...
August 28, 2017
Prayers amid Hurricane Harvey
Prayer is the best action one can take in a storm.
August 27, 2017
Endless Worry or Blissful Ignorance: Living in the Storm
Up until now Harvey has been an invisible rabbit to me, but now it will...
August 20, 2017
Eclipse: a Philosopher Annotates “Total Eclipse of the Heart” using Republic
Life passes and makes what once was good, a shame. My love, still difficult to...
August 18, 2017
How to Respond to Confederates and White Nationalists: We’ve Done This
The proper role of the Federal Government is to stand between white nationalists and the...
August 16, 2017
My Candy Cigarettes
This birthday Mom and Dad bought me a box of candy I loved as a...
August 14, 2017
Why Racism Matters More in America: Don’t be Distracted
Basic moral rule: if you see evil, call it evil.
August 12, 2017
No: No to Racism, No to the Alt-Right, No to Fascism
Nationalism is not patriotism. "Blood and soil" nationalism has a particularly evil history and in...
August 04, 2017
The 100% Solution: Questions from M
An odd thing about folks is that if you put a number on it, they...
August 03, 2017
A Patriot and Not a Nationalist: Conclusion of the Post-Barton Dialog
God save the Republic! Following the arguments of Hunter Baker and Warren Throckmorton about the...
August 02, 2017
After the Barton Debacle: Baker and Throckmorton Respond to Each Other
David Barton is a mess. No scholar I know, no matter how conservative, will defend...
August 01, 2017
Post-David Barton: Christianity and the Constitution
David Barton is wrong. And so are the godless constitutionalists.
July 27, 2017
They Took Our Religion and Gave Us Opioids
The great thing about a cruise is meeting people . . . at one point...
July 12, 2017
Keep on the Firing Line!
Let's never be sad sacks, instead find where God has put us and keep on the...
July 02, 2017
He is Doing His Duty: One Reason for Hope
I have never heard him be vulgar. I have never heard him be crude....
June 30, 2017
Get a Dumb Phone for Smart Kids
Can you live with a dumb phone instead of a smartphone? Before giving my opinion,...
June 28, 2017
“Don’t Do Drugs!” and Other Bromides
Bromiders don't--or cannot--explain their moral reasoning. Bromiders only pick targets that are socially safe for...
June 21, 2017
Marriage Taught Me 31 Things in 31 Years
Marriage is a bloodless martyrdom, dying to self, the false self we have constructed so...
June 04, 2017
He died as he lived and Father Michael Trigg lived as a confessor. From Oxford through...
May 31, 2017
Beauty and the Beast: A Response to a Response
Opine and the world opines with you, but attack Beauty and the Beast and you will opine...
May 28, 2017
“Wisdom” from Bud Plays Junior High Football: A Message to our POTUS
This Presidency needs some advice and it is time to look to the President's childhood...
May 22, 2017
Family AND Community
Family is and always has been a central part of my life. When George Bailey saw...
May 20, 2017
The Seventeenth Century speaks on the Twentieth to the Twenty-First Century
I could not stop listening. The instrument, the program said, was a Stradivarius from 1699 and...
May 06, 2017
Never Regret the Good Done, But Liberty
Liberty is rare in human history if you are not rich, powerful, or in the...
May 01, 2017
Plato, Math, and Doing Science
Growing up there was a certain sort of Christian scientist who would blame Plato or...
April 27, 2017
“Staff” Can Be Beautiful Stuff, but It Does not Last
The City glistened by Lake Michigan and was so beautiful that visitors would cry when...
April 19, 2017
Three Fashion Ideas that Should Trend But Will Not (Bright Week Party Post 3)
Once a man reaches a certain age, the young man clothes of his youth look...
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