History will be kind to President Obama as the man who compassionately restored America after the disastrous W Bush Presidency... in spite of Republican obstruction. It will be harsh to the Republican Party and to Donald Trump who represents so vividly where an Ayn Rand-type faith in wealth at all costs combined with hate, fear and the adulation of power (not to mention love of racism), leads.Imagine 20 years from now how these pictures of our moment of 2016 Trump-time madness will compare … [Read more...]
President Obama Compared to Trump in PICTURES– How Will History Judge? Hint: the Pictures Tell the Story!
There is only one defense against the rising, worldwide, fear-filled fundamentalist tide engulfing all religions
My way of trying to encounter God within a church community may well be poison for others. We all bring our backgrounds with us. We’re all running from something. For instance, I know several people raised in the Orthodox Church who have fled to evangelical communities and found God there, or at least found a happier version of themselves. I know other people who share my sort of religious background and they can only find spiritual solace in gatherings of atheists. More power to them! We are a … [Read more...]