The Truth? We Can’t Handle It

The courtroom is silent as the old military man gathers himself. Every eye is on him. He is either a courageous hero or a misguided fool. The courtroom is silent as the young lawyer stands waiting. Every eye is on him. He is either a courageous hero or a misguided fool. Finally, the old military… Continue reading The Truth? We Can’t Handle It

Questions For God (Since It’s The End Of The World)

A man in California says the world will end tonight at 6:00 PM. As a card-carrying member of Generation X, the official generation of skepticism, snark, and relentless doubt, I feel compelled to say: Meh. I know I’ve written about this the last couple of days, but it’s the predominant topic on everyone’s mind. Personally,… Continue reading Questions For God (Since It’s The End Of The World)

The World Is Supposed To End Tomorrow, So What Would Jesus Do?

Tomorrow evening, the world will be a lot quieter. And less populated. At least, that’s what Harold Camping would have you believe. If you’ve missed out on all the hyperactivity concerning Camping’s declaration that tomorrow will bring the Rapture of all true Christians to heaven for their glorious marriage to the Son of God, Jesus… Continue reading The World Is Supposed To End Tomorrow, So What Would Jesus Do?

And Justice For All?

No, I’m not talking about the Metallica album. Nor the Declaration of Independence. I’m talking about a little girl in my community named Mayra Ortiz. She’s fourteen years old, the daughter of an American citizen, and she’s in danger of being deported. How, you ask? Simple: a combination of bureaucracy, misfortune, and the selfishness of… Continue reading And Justice For All?

Children Need A Legacy Of Dreams

Spend enough time with small children and you’ll learn an awful lot about the power of the imagination. My daughter has dual citizenship in the real world and her dream world, and she’s not alone: watch most kids who are younger than second or third grade and you’ll see that the worlds they inhabit aren’t… Continue reading Children Need A Legacy Of Dreams