Monthly Archives: September 2017

30 Years Married – an anniversary post

[If today’s post gives you the impression I love my wife, you’re correct. Today is our 30th anniversary and to celebrate I am re-running this post that appeared on Valentine’s Day 2013.] Valentine’s Day 1987 Our first Valentine’s Day was … Continue reading

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The Facts Are in the Questions – a look at courtrooms and faith

Getting the Preliminaries Right I had no experience as a judge when I started. That’s to be expected. Becoming a judge is how one learns what it is like to be a judge. But I also had relatively little experience … Continue reading

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Men Need Women to Mentor Them at Work and in Ministry

[An archived post on work and ministry for Labor Day.] When I graduated law school my mentor at the firm I worked at was a woman. When I got on the bench and had been a judge for a while, … Continue reading

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The Color of Your Skin, Martin Luther King’s March on Washington, and the People of God

[Updated from the archives.] This past Monday marked 54 years from the March on Washington where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his speech with the famous repeating line “I Have a Dream.” I was only three years old in 1963, so … Continue reading

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