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Facing the Unimaginable

No one in the lynch mob that murdered Walter Johnson was ever convicted. Government officials tried to save his life by hiding him in the woods when the armed crowd attacked the Princeton City Jail in Mercer County, West Virginia. … Continue reading

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March for Our Lives – Williamsburg, Virginia, Part 2

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March for Our Lives – Williamsburg, Virginia

Through the heart of Colonial Williamsburg. Literally in the footsteps of Thomas Jefferson and George Washington.

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March for Our Lives – Richmond, Va.

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Moderate Nazis are called Nazis

Germany’s authoritarian Nazi Party had members who were moderates. Moderate Nazis were called Nazis. There is no ‘moderate,’ middle ground when a portion of the population supports bigotry, racism, and discrimination, and a larger portion accepts it by not rejecting … Continue reading

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The power of positive thinking. Really.

Positive thinking seldom cures debilitating diseases. All the prayers in the world won’t regrow an amputated limb. But how you respond to situations lays the foundation for future situations. Scripture says the rain falls on the just and the unjust. … Continue reading

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Cultural Christians ~ when Christianity isn’t Christianity

A prominent voice in mainstream media is Cultural Christians who care more about the culture than they do about actually following the teachings of Jesus. You know who they are — sycophant, sympathetic apologists for sexist, racist bigots and patriarchal … Continue reading

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Shamash — the helper

A seven-branched menorah symbolizes Jewish Temple tradition. The nine-branched Hanukkah menorah is lit during the eight-day holiday of Hanukkah. A new branch is lit on each night of Hanukkah. In the ancient story, when the Maccabean revolt led to the … Continue reading

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Hanukkah

Kiel, Germany, December, 1931. Rachel Posner, the Rabbi’s wife, took this photo in her living room, across the street from the Nazi headquarters. It was the last night of Hanukkah. Hate, vitriol and racist lies were sweeping across Germany. Rachel … Continue reading

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As much as we’d like to see Nazis get punched in the face

As much as we’d like to see Nazis get punched in the face, It’s wrong to punch people in the face. Even racist, bigoted, Nazis. Even racist bigots who feel emboldened by the support of the President of the United … Continue reading

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Stress

Life is stressful. The news is stressful. All forms of social media are stressful. Finances, college funds, finding a new job, car repairs, relationships, family — the list goes on and on. Internal issues like fear and insecurity can create … Continue reading

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