It feels like a hangover. Watching the news today, or yesterday, or tomorrow, it feels like something from a Stephen King novel, or worse, a George R.R. Martin one. I realized, as I looked into the mirror that the American Dream was just that, a dream, and our reality is much bleaker then we could… Continue reading Waking From the American Dream
I am a sinner. I think, therefore I am, therefore, as a believer in a higher power – God – I am a sinner. I know this because throughout my life I have done what I wanted. Not everything has been bad, but some has. Along the way of life, I have offended someone, I… Continue reading The Price of Forgiveness
Yesterday, millions of Americans woke up to the revelation – the truly surprising reality – that Donald Trump will be the next President of the United States. Shock was the most substantial response – both from supporters and detractors of Trump. The most common question was, “What did everyone get wrong?” Obviously, the polling data… Continue reading What is Wrong with America?
Wednesday morning Americans will wake up with a new President-Elect. Though there may be legal challenges, the truth will still remain, it will be either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump as next President of the United States. People who go to work today, and who go to work tomorrow, will also still go to work… Continue reading The Day After Tomorrow
Every morning we wake to a barrage of news that seems to shock, appall and overwhelm us. This current election cycle in the United States has seemed to take that reality and skyrocketed this barrage to an entire different level. We wake up to what Donald Trump said years ago, what he allegedly did years… Continue reading The State of Today
Does the religion and/or moral beliefs of political candidates matter? Here in the United States we have what we call the “separation of Church and State.” Though excellent in concept, and mostly true, but when it comes to politics, it simply is not the case. In a wonderful election year, everything from a candidates religious… Continue reading Religion & Politics
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has now been released, and for the past several days all you can see on Facebook is memes and status updates remarking how no one wants and spoilers. Everyone wants to see it for themselves, everyone wants to experience it fresh and new, with only there on preconceptions. I on… Continue reading Spoilers – An Advent Reflection