Monthly Archives: January 2017

What’s better than 100 percent success?

Immigration officials have been 100 percent successful in stopping terrorists from entering the U.S. from the countries covered by the president’s ban. The vetting process is 100 percent successful. The current vetting process is 100% successful. There have been zero … Continue reading

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A morning prayer

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His name was Alan Kurdi

He drowned in the Mediterranean Sea on Sept. 2, 2015. He was three years-old. Photos of his body on the beach continue to illustrate the refugee crisis in Syria. As the parent of a three year-old, it’s too painful to … Continue reading

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Division

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“What you do for the least of these, you do for me.”

On the day the world recognized International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the White House issued a statement that ignored six million murdered Jews, the president signed an executive action that will ensure the deaths of innocent people. The order triggered … Continue reading

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A racist message in plain sight 

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Trump White House released a statement that made invisible six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust. How do you issue a statement about the Holocaust and not mention Jewish people? Racist antisemitism, hidden in … Continue reading

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A pep talk 

A pep talk from Kid President.  Worth watching, remembering, and watching again.

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We are ALL loved

I attended a charming Christmas pageant a few weeks before Christmas. The small church in a small town is probably close to 100 years old. Can you imagine all the pancake supper fundraisers that paid for this? They were lovely … Continue reading

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Women’s march 2017

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Inauguration Day 2017

Some Conservative Christians hated President Obama so much, that after eight years they’ve completely divorced themselves of every message in the Bible. The idea of following the actual words of Jesus has long been on the fringe of the faith. … Continue reading

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A Christian nation? No, thanks.

Scripture tells us that when the Israelites lost faith in the Lord, they demanded a king (1 Samuel 8) and as a result a lot of bad stuff happened to them (most of the rest of the Jewish scripture). Despite … Continue reading

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Character as clear as black and white

The president-elect of the United States kicked-off the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend by attacking on Twitter a civil rights legend who marched with King. John Lewis, a 14-term member of Congress, announced last week that he intended to … Continue reading

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