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Favorite Pics – Gordon Parks’ American Gothic

December 30, 2012

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One of the things I like is collecting photographs that have some element of historical or artistic interest for me personally. From time to time, I’ll post some of these photos here.                        “Ella Watson” by Gordon Parks, 1942 In 1942, groundbreaking African-American photographer Gordon Parks went to work for the Farm Security Administration in Washington, […]

“I want one, too!”

December 18, 2012

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In an article headlined “Businesses Report Surge in Sales of Weapon Used by Conn. School Shooter,” the Christian Post reports that: Americans are flocking to gun stores around the country to buy the AR-15 assault weapon used by the gunman who massacred 27 people in Newtown, Conn., last Friday, fearing that authorities might start cracking […]

The Nation’s Economy Is Not Like A Family Budget

December 14, 2012

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Dr. Alieta Eck, past president of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, recently published an article entitled, “The Grown-Up Approach to the Fiscal Cliff.” As I understand it, her major contention is summed up in the following extract: Our people have the idea that the government gives things out for free. But the stark […]

Loving My Brother Even When He Doesn’t Vote Right

December 2, 2012

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We’ve just come through an election season that provided a wonderful opportunity for Christians to demonstrate how they love and respect one another, even when they think very differently about important issues. Sadly, many believers seem to have missed that opportunity. Both before and after the election, some believers have been so distraught at how […]