Color-Blind

My son-in-law is color-blind. So, for his birthday this past weekend, our daughter gave him a pair of “Enchroma” glasses. For those of you who may not be familiar with these glasses, they are glasses made just for color-blind people. They look like ordinary sunglasses, but actually allow a color-blind person to see colors as …

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Christianity vs Patriotism: And the Winner Is…

Racism. Patriotism. Football. Protests. Christianity.  Maybe by now, you’re all tired of the rhetoric. Some of it has been unkind, some unreasonable, and some just coarse (as heard from our President). But I hope that you will find the brief thoughts below to be none of those things, and actually helpful. Please consider: I am …

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Children Can Be Mean!

When I was a boy, nearly all the guys in my fourth grade class had a pair of Chuck Taylor’s. In fact, even when I reached High School, this was the shoe that was issued to us on the basketball team. (For nostalgic purposes, I’ve purchased a few pairs as an adult and I came …

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Where Were You Trained?

We’ve all seen it happen, haven’t we? ¬†We’ve all witnessed or maybe experienced the pride and joy grandparents have for their grandchildren. If you’re a grandparent, I’m sure you’ve “whipped out” the latest pictures of your grandchildren to show your friends. And if you’re not a grandparent, you’ve probably been an “innocent bystander” who learned …

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Hurricane Irma: Divine Judgment or Natural Disaster?

As I am writing this article, Hurricane Irma is just hours away from hitting the Florida coast. For days now, we have been forewarned of the devastating impact this storm is going to have. It has already left a trail of death and destruction, and without question will cause much more death and destruction before …

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