Showing posts from January, 2017

President Trump and the War for Freedom

The United States of America has a new president, Donald Trump. His climb to the presidency has brought to the forefront the conflict for freedom within America and essentially the Western world. Donald Trump was not elected because he was an outstanding candidate, he was elected as the best of two bad options. Almost 63 million people were more afraid of the liberal progressive agenda than they were of Donald Trump. The heart of the progressive agenda was on full display at the women's march that was held on January 21, 2017, as they marched for the death of the weakest in our society.

In the name of freedom of choice they campaigned to take away the choice of other people. Hypocrisy is nothing new, but it is staggering how blinding it can be. It is sad to see the number of people who don't bother to take the time to investigate another point of view. Unfortunately, this seems to be the majority of people which is scary, but not unexpected. Mass destruction of human beings al…

Funerals - Traveling to the limits of our understanding

Funeral's often bring out the best in us. They help us set aside differences and focus on what really matters, and they also challenge us to make the most of the time that we have. But more than all of that, they teach us the value of even one human life.

Knowing what to say at a funeral is almost impossible. How can words capture the essence of one person or the relationships they had? Can a father really explain how much he loves his daughter or a husband his wife and the impact of that loss? Can a person adequately express their condolences for such a loss? A picture is worth a thousand, but silence is worth billions in situations like these. These are the times in life where we intuitively understand that there is more to life than time + material.
Unfortunately, it is so easy to forget this when the times are good for us. One person's wedding anniversary is another person's worst day. Pain, suffering, joy, and happiness are all mixed together in the fabric of human re…