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Picking up a little color

empathy – the ability to understand and share the feelings of another With the long holiday weekend, I took the liberty of spending a little more time with the morning paper than I usually do. For some reason I was … Continue reading

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The experiment lives on

  I think we often forget that America was and is an experiment. At no other time in history has the setting and the resources been so right to begin a democracy. And the fact that the country is still … Continue reading

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World class farm boy

I’m going to brag a little. No, not about me or someone in my family, but about my old college roommate. Wayne Bridegroom grew up on a dairy farm in the little town of Denair, in central California. When people … Continue reading

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As it should be

Os Guinness pointed out that we were living at the end of 500 years of Western dominance. You don’t have to look far to see signs of this. Three blocks from where I grew up, I can drive for a … Continue reading

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Are we really equal?

I’m sure some of you noticed a shocking sentence at the end of the Wikipedia quote about Francis Bellamy, Baptist minister, and the originator of the Pledge of Allegiance. After quoting the original pledge — “…with liberty and justice for … Continue reading

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The spiritual advantage of leaving God out

The pledge that we now use as the official Pledge of Allegiance of the United States of America was originally written by a Baptist minister who chose to leave God out of it. Not only that, the original pledge he … Continue reading

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Appreciate the different

I found out why Marti and I are so right, I mean so wrong, I mean so left of, or right for each other. Don’t you like those psychological systems that come along ever so often and lump people into … Continue reading

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Wanted: More caffeinated Christians

Researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia have released a recent study showing that caffeine makes people more open to logical argument, even when it runs counter to their previously held opinions. The caffeine group, across the board, tested … Continue reading

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