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Patriotism Is Not Even Close To Being The Highest Virtue

Soon after I became a Christian I had a conversation with a youth pastor. July Fourth was coming up and he said that he thought patriotism was very Godly. I asked, “What about citizens in Nazi Germany?” “Ummm … so maybe not … Continue reading

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White Privilege – You’re white? What are you going to do about that?

I have something my wife doesn’t have. No, I’m not talking about a Y chromosome (although it’s true she doesn’t have one). What I have I didn’t ask for, I didn’t earn, and I don’t deserve. White privilege. That’s what … Continue reading

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An Example of Good Friendship – G.K. Chesterton and George Bernard Shaw

G.K. Chesterton and George Bernard Shaw were great friends who rarely saw eye to eye in their personal philosophies. Note in this passage from his book Heretics how Chesterton praises Shaw’s good sense while criticizing his inability to grasp what … Continue reading

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Annette Funicello Didn’t Mickey Mouse Around

Annette Funicello, an original Mouseketeer, has passed away. I still get a smile when I think of her – along with Darlene, Cubby, Bobby, Uncle Roy and the rest – calling our her name at the start of the show. … Continue reading

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Reminiscing and Futurism – foolish and evil

I’m reading through Ecclesiastes now and ran across this verse: Do not say, “Why were the old days better than these?” For it is not wise to ask such questions. (Ecclesiastes 7:10.) How interesting that James, the New Testament writer who seems … Continue reading

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