Guns and the Great USA…

I know guns are an emotional topic for many in this country. It is kind of like the immigration issue. Many of us have compassion for those who struggle to come to the “land of opportunity” but others¬†see those coming, both legally and illegally, as someone to fear. ¬†They fear they are rapists and murderers or at least taking away their jobs. Some see threats, … Continue reading Guns and the Great USA…

Wicked Theology

When I came across this post a while back it got my immediate attention as the topic is probably one of the primary reasons that more and more people are declaring themselves spiritual but not religious. ¬†There is just too much baggage attached to too many of our religious institutions today. ¬†Too many twist the words ¬†of Jesus to match their current view of the … Continue reading Wicked Theology

‘Of course’ ISIS is driven by Islam…

I know that it may not be politically correct to say that ISIS is driven by Islam but the truth is the truth.. ISIS and all their offshoots take a part of the Koran and use it as an excuse for their extremism the same way that the KKK does with the Christian Bible. Spiritual beliefs are a big part of human nature. Almost everyone … Continue reading ‘Of course’ ISIS is driven by Islam…

How Islam Is Different… Or Not…

I would guess that the moderate Islam theologians, if they really call themselves that, tire of saying that these almost weekly killings don’t represent them. It just doesn’t seem to have much conviction behind those words anymore. I know this guy who killed and injured more than 100¬† in the latest event probably is more a Muslim in words than in acts but he is … Continue reading How Islam Is Different… Or Not…

Playing a Part…

There is nothing childish about make believe, it should stay with us our entire lives.¬† It makes us more aware of the diversity around us and in our history.¬† I found these two at the Vincennes Rendezvous walking the grounds.¬† I’m sure they both¬† had this event on their calendar with a big star next to it.¬† Playing the part of some of their heroes…. Continue reading Playing a Part…