Did Jesus set us up for Failure?


  Jesus H. Christ (Photo credit: angelofsweetbitter2009) "I give you a new commandment: Love one another as I have loved you." (John 13:34) Jesus, after washing the feet of His friends, gave the commandment to love one another as he has loved us, that, my friends, is a hard commandment. The love of Jesus is … Continue reading Did Jesus set us up for Failure?

Open Letter to the State of Michigan Government


Image via Wikipedia January 24, 2012 State of Michigan Government Lansing Michigan Honorable Representatives: I write this open letter for several reasons, but mostly because of my deep love and pride in my state. I am a Michigander from birth, and God willing I will die in my home state. But this letter is not … Continue reading Open Letter to the State of Michigan Government

Air Conditioning, Cable TV, and an Xbox: What is Poverty in the United States Today?


  Published on July 18, 2011 by Robert Rector and Rachel Sheffield Backgrounder #2575 Abstract: For decades, the U.S. Census Bureau has reported that over 30 million Americans were living in “poverty,” but the bureau’s definition of poverty differs widely from that held by most Americans. In fact, other government surveys show that most of … Continue reading Air Conditioning, Cable TV, and an Xbox: What is Poverty in the United States Today?

Compassion


Image by Rosie O'Beirne via Flickr Ok, so here it is, I have been listening to talk radio on the way into work, and the big topic The Arizona law on illegal's.  The Catholic Bishops seem to think the law is inhuman and some how degrading. The liberal bleeding hearts feel that the law is … Continue reading Compassion

What would you do for money?


What would you do for money? This is a question that comes up a lot, when we where younger, in our pre-teen and teen years this was often a question asked in a game of 20 questions.. You know “Would you jump off a bridge for tem billion dollars” and so on. We all played … Continue reading What would you do for money?