We hear a lot of talking based on taking sides. These opposites come to my mind:
- UK v. U of L
- Catholics v. Protestants
- Black v. white
- Sunni v. Shia
- Religious v. secular
You can come up with more, I’m sure. What we effectively see by these groupings … Continue reading
Yes, on Thanksgiving we talked about Syrian refugees. One of my relatives expressed a pro-refugee position. Being somewhat provocative, I mentioned that I did know several people who are strongly opposed to Syrian refugees coming to America. Of course I was asked who they were. My answer created consternation because … Continue reading
Since unexpectedly leaving seminary in April of 2013 and returning to Louisville, a great deal of life has happened within my family.
In August 2013, my second grandchild, Elise, was born. In September, my mom lost her sight in one eye and moved into a nursing home.
Due to an error, this blog post was announced prematurely. It will publish Sept. 30.
I wrote earlier about my favorite college roommate who had a massive stroke in January. I was horrified by the news. The various brain surgeries and procedures made it impossible for him to have visitors until June. I made arrangements to travel to South Carolina to see him. … Continue reading
I agreed to take part in a Legal Aid Society clinic at the Americana Community Center. Their website says this non-profit serves folks from 97 countries. I got paired to work with an attorney who does immigration law.
In order to qualify for Legal Aid services, you have to … Continue reading