Just the Factions, Ma’am

America’s presidential election is…beyond description.  People often say they’re voting for the lesser of two evils. But many see no clear favorite in the race toward lesser evil.  (And what a sad finish line that is). The picture above captures this feeling.  Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump are imagined as super-villains from “The Dark Knight,” part…

Wanted: A Few Good Idiots

This past weekend,  I had the following article published in the religion section of our local paper. I posted a slightly different version on The Voice of One two years ago. Given America’s current political climate, I feel like the thoughts in this article are especially relevant. *** “The Idiot” is a book by Russian…

Caitlyn, MacBeth, and the Baboons

Bruce Jenner is now calling himself Caitlyn.  (Will that get you on a Wheaties box these days?) Gay marriage bells ring the world over.  (If you don’t embrace this change, don’t ask for whom the bell tolls.  It tolls for thee).  Wealthy politicians use class warfare lingo to exploit voters.  (“I’m on your side.  It’s…

A Penny for Your Thoughts?

In the United States these days, I hear a lot of “class warfare” language used.  Romney said 47% of Americans are dependent on the government.  Obama says the rich need to pay “their fair share.”  Others side with Wall Street or Occupy Wall Street.  What do you think the Bible says about all this?  And…