The Lessons of American Leadership


"The surrender at Saratoga" shows General Daniel Morgan in front of a French de Vallière 4-pounder. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Over the past weekend We celebrated Memorial Day here in the States, a day to stop and thank all the veterans that fought to keep this country safe and free. As part of my celebration I … Continue reading The Lessons of American Leadership

Church and America


Image via Wikipedia It is often said that America is becoming more and more like Europe, less religious more secular. And more than not we accept this. All we have to do is look around us, listen to the news or watch TV. The American pop culture is non-religious, the news tells us we are … Continue reading Church and America

A Community of Friends


Image via Wikipedia As part of my job, my 9 to 5 job, the one that pays my bills, I get to travel the world. I love that aspect of my job, I love going to new places. Not only do I get to go to new places, I get to make new friends. I … Continue reading A Community of Friends

Burn Baby Burn!


To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it. -- Mother Teresa Simple logic, add oil to keep the flame. Oil is the food that feeds the fire. Same basic principle for an electric light, we must have electrical current for a light bulb to glow. The electricity is the fuel … Continue reading Burn Baby Burn!

Jesus, A Slave Master?


A friend and I have an ongoing joke about being liberal or conservative, I being the conservative. Today as we chatted online was no different, it always seems that one of us (mostly me) will some how manage to bring it around to being a liberal or a conservative. It’s all in fun.. or is … Continue reading Jesus, A Slave Master?