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Thursday, 07 September 2017 00:00

The Purpose of Process

A quick glance at media headlines might lead one to believe that the decision regarding so-called "Dreamers" and their immigration status is an easy one; that it can be made on the basis of what's right, what would be compassionate, and what the end result would be, without regard to process. But, as often happens, reality is more complex. It's the process as well as the end result that matters. Let's step back and review what's happened.

Read the complete article at Townhall.com....

 
Thursday, 31 August 2017 00:00

Back to Work

While many of us consider work to be a four-letter word, we all know that work can be fun and exhilarating if we are working at becoming better, or using our talents to help others. In such cases, work is transformed from a labor of necessity into a labor of love. Everyone has different talents and interests given to them by God; meaningful work puts those talents to work in areas that not only interest you, but help others, too. There is value in having worked and made a positive difference to others.

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Thursday, 24 August 2017 00:00

Ludicrous, Ridiculous Life

When you have a hard time distinguishing between a ludicrous late-night comedy sketch and a game on ESPN, you know that things are out of hand.

This Tuesday, the website "Outkick the Coverage" ran this story: "MSESPN Pulls Asian Announcer Named Robert Lee Off UVA Game To Avoid Offending Idiots." The reporter, Clay Travis, broke the news that ESPN had reassigned announcer Robert Lee from the opening football game to be held in Charlottesville, Virginia, between the University of Virginia and the College of William and Mary, to the Youngstown State at Pittsburgh game.

Read the complete article at Townhall.com....

 
Thursday, 17 August 2017 00:00

The Last Year at Home

My first memories of dropping our daughter -- and oldest child -- off at preschool revolve around her screaming "Mommy, Mommy," as I walked out the door. She was a toddler and I was returning to work full time. I would wait in the hall for her to calm down, wondering if my heart would break.

Read the complete article at Townhall.com....

 
Thursday, 10 August 2017 00:00

Shades of Gray

"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function," wrote F. Scott Fitzgerald in a series of articles named "The Crack-up" for Esquire in 1936. "One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise."

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