Archives for Jan 21, 2013 @ 13:08

Te’o’s More-Common-Than-We-Know Virtual Relationship

From AP: CHICAGO — It started out a stunner: The Heisman Trophy runner-up had told heartbreaking stories about a dead girlfriend who didn’t exist. Then it became unreal: The All-American linebacker said he had been duped, and theirs was a relationship that existed only in phone calls and Internet chats. The reaction was predictable: Unbelievable. [Read More…]

Swearing on the Bible

At Dean Obeidallah contends the “swearing” by the President ought to be over the Constitution, not the Bible. Why do you think the President swears on the Bible? Do you think he (or should it be a she) should? (CNN) — U.S. presidents should not be sworn into office with their hand on a Bible. [Read More…]

A Prayer for our President

Our prayer today, Our Father, is for our President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. Our prayers include [Please add your prayers as well]: That You, the infinite font of wisdom, might grant him wisdom daily, for our country and for our relations with the world. That You, the loving God of all, might [Read More…]

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King. Jr. Letter From Birmingham Jail April 16, 1963 MY DEAR FELLOW CLERGYMEN: While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement calling my present activities “unwise and untimely.” Seldom do I pause to answer criticism of my work and ideas. If I sought to answer all the [Read More…]