Monthly Archives: July 2013

Taking a Break

I’m preparing for major surgery on Friday, July 12, and will not be at my computer before July 20 at the earliest. Mike

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America’s Freedom

After 9/11, President Bush proclaimed, They hate our freedom. That claim never held true. What Eugene Peterson said is more accurate and insightful: They don’t hate our freedom; they hate what we’ve done with it. That’s very different. To celebrate … Continue reading

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The Good Ol’ Days in the Garden of Eden

Every now and then someone sends out an email filled with nostalgia for the good ol’ days of Blackjack chewing gum, nickel cokes, outdoor play without adult coaches or yelling parents. What all these miniature time machines have in common … Continue reading

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